A major technical fault in Pakistan’s power system caused a massive power outage throughout the country on 9 January.
The utilities SSE and Scottish Power, along with grid operator National Grid, are planning the Eastern link project, comprising two 2 GW subsea HVDC cables between Scotland and England.
Siemens Energy has commissioned an eco-friendly power transmission system to complement one of China’s largest offshore 8 MW wind turbines.
Iran has signed a preliminary agreement with Syria to help rebuild the Syrian electricity grid.
The Iraq Government has signed two new agreements with GE to strengthen the nation’s power infrastructure, particularly to meet requirements during peak summer demand.
RWE has selected the preferred suppliers for the HVDC electrical transmission system for its 1.4GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm.
Hitachi and ABB have announced the completion of all the required processes to allow for the formation of Hitachi ABB Power Grids, in accordance with the agreement signed on 17 December, 2018.
The cable route for the 1.1GW Seagreen offshore wind farm off Scotland, a joint venture between SSE Renewables and Total, has been approved.
Siemens Energy has been awarded the project to refurbish the Moyle Interconnector, an HVDC link between Ballycronan More in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, and Auchencrosh, Scotland.
A consortium led by Siemens Gas and Power (Siemens Energy) has been awarded a turnkey contract for two converter stations for the Greek HVDC link connecting Crete with the Greek mainland.