The South African Government has announced that it will give a 69 billion rand ($4.9 billion) cash injection to Eskom over the next three years.
Hyundai Mobis, the parts and service arm for the South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company, has leveraged its own H2 fuel cell technology for electric vehicles to create an emergency H2 power generation system at its H2 fuel cell plant in Chungju, South Korea.
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has issued a draft integrated resource plan (IRP) that calls for segmenting the island’s electrical grid into eight minigrids, along with myriad microgrids, and installing more energy storage than is currently available in the USA.
GE has announced that it plans to consolidate its renewable and grid assets into a single unit. It said that this will help it tap into the global demand for clean energy generation.
GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has inaugurated the Baghdad West North Substation as part of its support for the development of Iraq’s power infrastructure.
Centrica has announced that it has completed work on a 49 MW battery storage facility on the former site of the Roosecote power station in Cumbria, UK.
The energy sector is changing – with numerous factors reshaping an industry that must adapt to rising demand for renewable energy.
By Paul Dight, energy partner at Addleshaw Goddard
Although they are the cleaner and more environmentally-friendly alternative, electric vehicles must still find their place in the UK's rapidly evolving energy grid. The challenge is not that electric vehicles demand more energy than we can supply, it is that they disrupt how that energy is distributed and supplied on our transmission networks.
By David Hall, Vice President Energy, UK & Ireland at Schneider Electric
Siemens has announced the completion of Samanoud and Aboul Matameer, two substations in Egypt built to transmit electricity from the Burullus power plant to the national grid.
A report from the African Development Bank (AfDB) states that Zimbabwe requires $1.2 billion to finance new power projects and repair ageing infrastructure.