The South African Government has announced that it will give a 69 billion rand ($4.9 billion) cash injection to Eskom over the next three years.
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has issued a draft integrated resource plan (IRP) that calls for segmenting the island’s electrical grid into eight minigrids, along with myriad microgrids, and installing more energy storage than is currently available in the USA.
The Bangladesh Government has announced that it will initiate a process to export surplus electricity to Nepal during winter months, when Bangladesh has a fall in levels of domestic consumption.
Although they are the cleaner and more environmentally-friendly alternative, electric vehicles must still find their place in the UK's rapidly evolving energy grid. The challenge is not that electric vehicles demand more energy than we can supply, it is that they disrupt how that energy is distributed and supplied on our transmission networks.
By David Hall, Vice President Energy, UK & Ireland at Schneider Electric
The Canadian Government has announced details on how it plans to phase out coal power in Canada by 2030.
China has approved its first large battery storage pilot project as it seeks to maximise renewable energy output and improve grid stability.
Hitachi has reached a deal to acquire ABB’s power grid business for an estimated $7 billion.
Diamond Transmission (DTC), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi, has been selected as the preferred bidder for a new offshore transmission link in the UK.
A report from the African Development Bank (AfDB) states that Zimbabwe requires $1.2 billion to finance new power projects and repair ageing infrastructure.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has announced that it will extend a $310 million loan for India’s Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project.