The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has secured $2 billion to rehabilitate national grid infrastructure, and expand its transmission capacities up to 20,000 MW within the next three years.
Taiwan’s electricity grid has been under strain, and an outage at the country’s biggest gas-fired power plant resulted in a power outage affecting 6 million households on Tuesday.
It has been reported that Knesset members from United Torah Judaism Party are seeking to establish small private power stations in Haredi neighbourhoods, which will be cut off from the national grid on Saturdays.
GE has announced that it will combine its power and energy distribution businesses to create its largest unit by revenue.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that it is providing funding to work in conjunction with New York Governor Cuomo’s Reinventing the Energy Vision (REV) initiative.
Siemens has been contracted by German public utility Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall to deliver and install a 1.4 MWh battery storage system to be used to market primary control reserves.
Power company AGL has announced that it has put a 5 MW virtual solar power station into operation in Adelaide in South Australia.