The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which manages the electric grid in the state, said that its latest assessment showed that the grid was expected to provide sufficient power to meet summer peak demand.
The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) is in talks to buy power plants in the United Arab Emirates and could issue debt green bonds in 2022 as it seeks to expand renewables generation.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business and Hitachi ABB Power Grids have signed a non-exclusive cross-licensing agreement related to the use of an alternative gas to SF6 used in high voltage equipment.
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.