New York state utility regulators have approved Consolidated Edison Co of New York Inc’s (Con Edison) request to recover costs for three transmission projects in its New York service area.
A report from the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has stated that the massive loss of power generation during the Texas blackout in February was primarily caused by power plants freezing up under historically cold conditions.
Exelon has announced that it will divide its business into two publicly traded companies, one comprising its six regulated electric and gas utilities, and the other, which it plans to spin off, comprising its 31 GW generation fleet.
Japan is set to receive another bout of cold weather from the Arctic in the next few days, which is likely to test the country’s already stressed electricity grid.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced that it will provide a 220kV grid connection solution for the 800 MW Al Kharsaah photovoltaic power plant in Qatar.
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.