The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) has issued a report that states that the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region will need to invest $209 billion in the power sector between 2019-2023.
China has launched its longest extra-high voltage (EHV) power transmission line, connecting the far western region of Xinjiang and the eastern province of Anhui.
Siemens delivered a converter for a grid stabilisation system for voltage regulation to the German transmission grid operator Amprion, the one-hundredth STATCOM (static synchronous compensator) from its SVC PLUS series.
The World Bank has approved $420 million in grants to strengthen Mozambique’s energy transmission system.
A preliminary report from Edesur, one of Argentina’s largest electricity distributors, problems with two 500 kV transmission lines were the proximate cause of the national blackout on 16 June.
Authorities are trying to restore power after a large electrical failure plunged much of South America into darkness, with millions still affected.
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.
Siemens and TÜV SÜD are collaborating to provide digital safety and security assessment to address the growing risk of cyberattacks on critical energy infrastructure.
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.