Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing for Nigeria, has said that an additional 945 MW would be added to the Nigerian national grid before the end of 2018.
Siemens and Bentley Systems have announced a joint technology and service solution, consisting of their complementary offerings, to speed up digitalisation of power plants and provide intelligent analytics.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $15 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) programme, Building Reliable Electronics to Achieve Kilovolt Effective Ratings Safely (BREAKERS).
The Spanish Government has announced that it is seeking investors to finance a €100 billion transformation of its energy system.
SNC-Lavalin and ABB have formed a new joint venture called Linxon which will undertake turnkey electrical substation projects.
GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has unveiled a number of product innovations at CIGRE 2018 to adapt to a more digitalised, decentralised, and decarbonised energy landscape.
Sembcorp Energy India (SEIL) has announced that it has won a bid to supply 250 MW to Bangladesh for 15 years.
UK Power Reserve and Fluence have partnered to deliver the first phase of UK Power Reserve’s 120 MW battery storage portfolio.
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), the grid operator for the state of New York, USA, has said that it projects a decline of power demand at a rate of 0.14 per cent annually until 2028.
The Norwegian city of Oslo will consolidate its ownership of the grid operator Hafslund and the power producer E-CO Energi into a single corporate entity.