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.
EIT InnoEnergy, Europe’s largest sustainable energy innovation engine, announced the launch of the online Business Investment Platform (BIP) for the battery value chain at the European Battery Alliance’s (EBA) EBA250 stakeholder meeting.
GE has announced that it has made available three new grid analytics that combine domain expertise with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for electric grid operations.
CDC Group, the overseas investment arm of the UK Government, has announced that it will invest $300 million to develop electricity networks in Africa.
GE’s Grid Solutions business has completed key upgrades on Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation’s protection and control systems.