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.
E,ON and RWE have proposed to reshuffle their business units in a complex merger agreement.
GE has announced the launch of the GE Reservoir, a comprehensive 20 MW, 80 MWh energy storage platform.
The Brazilian Government has formed a special congressional committee to analyse the Federal Bill PL 9463/18, which proposes the privatisation of the country’s state-owned energy company Eletrobras.
A blackout hit northern Puerto Rico late on 11 February after an explosion started a large fire at a main power substation.
The Federal and State Governments have approved an $18 million electricity transmission project to be built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) in Lafia, state capital of Nasarawa, Nigeria.
GE Power has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for the extension of the Gabal El Zayt 22/220 kV Gas Insulated Substation, connecting an additional 120 MW of power to the national grid by the end of 2018.
A deal to merge the British retail power businesses owned by SSE and Germany’s Innogy could pave the way for more industry consolidation.
Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Madagascar to cooperate and identify measures to fast track power generation in the country and work towards increasing capacity by an additional 300 MW by 2019.