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Mozambique secures $420 million grants for transmission upgrades

  • 25 days ago (2019-06-24)
  • David Flin

The World Bank has approved $420 million in grants to strengthen Mozambique’s energy transmission system.

CNNC completes construction of Pakistan nuclear plant

  • 28 days ago (2019-06-21)
  • David Flin

State-owned China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced that it has completed construction of the outer containment dome of the Karachi Unit 2 nuclear power plant in Pakistan.

KEPCO wins order for gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Guam

  • 29 days ago (2019-06-20)
  • David Flin

Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) has announced that it has been selected as a preferred bidder for the construction and operation of the 200 MW Dededo natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Guam.

Preliminary report into Argentine blackout blames transmission failures

  • 30 days ago (2019-06-19)
  • David Flin

A preliminary report from Edesur, one of Argentina’s largest electricity distributors, problems with two 500 kV transmission lines were the proximate cause of the national blackout on 16 June.

Siemens Gamesa awarded offshore wind project in Taiwan

  • a month ago (2019-06-18)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order to supply offshore wind turbines for the 376 MW Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project in Taiwan.

Power cut plunges Argentina and Uruguay into darkness

  • a month ago (2019-06-17)
  • David Flin

Authorities are trying to restore power after a large electrical failure plunged much of South America into darkness, with millions still affected.

Statkraft to build 51.6 MW Los Lagos hydropower plant in Chile

  • a month ago (2019-06-14)
  • David Flin

Statkraft has announced that it will start construction of the 51.6 MW Los Lagos hydropower plant in Chile in August 2019.

Green electricity overtakes coal in USA

  • a month ago (2019-06-13)
  • David Flin

According to data released by the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewables installed capacity equalled 21.56 per cent of the country’s total generation capacity in April, compared with coal-fired capacity of 21.55 per cent.

GE introduces new analytics for grid operations

  • a month ago (2019-06-12)
  • David Flin

GE has announced that it has made available three new grid analytics that combine domain expertise with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for electric grid operations.

Iran to add 350 MW to power generation capacity

  • a month ago (2019-06-11)
  • David Flin

Mohsen Tarztalab, the head of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH) said that three power plants with a combined generation capacity of 350 MW will be connected to the grid in the western province of Kermanshah.