Wärtsilä has delivered an island grid energy solution on Graciólica in the Azores, which will enable the use of renewables to increase to 65 per cent.
Arandis Power, a Namibian IPP, has shown interest in entering the South African power market by offering 120MW to Eskom.
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.
The UK National Grid Electricity System Operator has awarded contracts valued at £328 million over six years to manage the stability of the electricity grid.
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.
Vietnam’s state power utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has announced it will buy around 1500 GWh of electricity a year from Laos for two years starting in 2021.
Registration of interested parties has started for the Aquind HVDC power project, after its application was accepted for examination by the Planning Inspectorate.
Jason Vella, CEO of Enemalta, has confirmed that the Malta-Sicily interconnector was severely damaged by a ship’s anchor on 23 December, and will be out of action until at least the end of February.
Ayman Hamza, a spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy said that a 50MW grid connection between the Egyptian and Sudanese electricity grids will start operation on 12 January, 2020.
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.