SaskPower of Canada has announced plans to invest C$1.15 billion (US$850 million) during fiscal year 2023-24 to modernise, sustain, and expand Saskatchewan’s electricity system.
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) announced that the Luzon power grid was placed on red alert on 8 May after five power plants declared forced outages.
The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has said that tight power supplies are possible during late evenings in Texas this summer, as the state won’t have enough on-demand power generation to meet demand during peak hours.
The European Commission is proposing new measures to help the EU power grid adapt to changes in demand, aiming to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and enable more renewables to come online.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Services used digital X-ray technology to complement the preventative maintenance in Petrobras’ gas insulated substation (GIS) in the Abreu e Lima Refinery (RNEST) in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
Over 1.4 million Ukrainian households have lost electricity temporarily following a series of Russian air strikes using cruise missiles and Iranian-made drones, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
For a rapid and affordable transition to net zero electricity by 2035, it is vital that we minimise temporary network congestion by being smarter about paying flexible demand to consume at the right time and the right place. The possibilities for local flexibility markets are therefore vast.
By Jo-Jo Hubbard, Co-founder and CEO of Electron
ABB will sell its remaining 19.9 per cent stake in the Hitachi Energy joint venture to Hitachi.
EU energy ministers are to discuss special measures, including natural gas price caps and a suspension of power derivatives trading, to keep rising energy costs under control.
Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturer, and Stora Enso, the Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer, have signed an agreement to jointly develop wood-based batteries.