Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) has confirmed that it has submitted an offer to Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) to transfer the majority of its water and electricity generation, transmission, and distribution assets.
Andre de Ruyter, CEO of Eskom, said that while he is in favour of allowing companies generate their own power, there will be significant initial costs if they are to sell their excess generation into the South African grid.
To help meet increasing demand for electrification in India, Siemens Ltd (India) has signed an agreement to acquire New Delhi-based C&S Electric Limited.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded a project for the design, supply, construction, and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, 12 miles off the Fife coast in Scotland.
Jose Ortiz, Executive Director of the power utility PREPA, said that Puerto Rico’s largest power plant could remain out of action for up to a year because of earthquake damage.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that “acts of sabotage” at Eskom led to a massive power loss of 2000MW during the most recent load-shedding period.
South Africa was hit by power cuts on 5 December after a number of generating units broke down, forcing the state utility Eskom to cut 2000MW from the national grid on a rotational basis.
Tata Power has announced that it will create a new arm, TP Renewable Microgrid, to set up 10,000 microgrids to provide power to five million homes across the country.
Yukon Energy’s board of directors has cancelled the proposal to build a new 20MW generating station powered by fossil fuels in Yukon, Canada.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has announced plans to invest “tens of millions” of dollars to expand its range of SF6-free high-voltage substation equipment to include all key high-voltage levels by 2025.