GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has announced that it has been awarded a contract to upgrade three Gas-Insulated Substations (GIS) located in Khimti, Barhabise, and Lapsiphedi in Nepal.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded a $47 million contract for a substation project in Benin, West Africa.
South Africa’s power utility Eskom has issued an alert level one, urging users to reduce electricity supply due to a constrained system.
Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has agreed to work with GE and deliver a means to improve the stability of the UK grid.
GE Digital has launched a new version of its DER Orchestration software to enable utilities to manage Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) in an end-to-end manner via flexible deployment options ranging from Edge to Cloud.
Bheki Nxumalo, Eskom’s head of power generation, has said that load shedding in South Africa will probably resume in May, once the lockdown has been lifted, and will continue until August 2021.
South Africa’s power utility Eskom has said that the low electricity demand during the lockdown has given it an opportunity to carry out much needed maintenance on its aging power stations.
Daily power demand in India has fallen by 24 per cent over the ten days to 26 March, due to reduced industrial and commercial activities, in the wake of the spread of Covid-19.
Wärtsilä has delivered an island grid energy solution on Graciólica in the Azores, which will enable the use of renewables to increase to 65 per cent.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded €2.2 million through the European Commission’s LIFE climate action programme to help fund the development of an SF6-free 420kV 63kA gas-insulated substation circuit breaker.