German transmission grid operator TransnetBW has commissioned Siemens to build new switchgear in the 380kV Daxlanden substation in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $450 million loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in Tamil Nadu.
The Indian Government is exploring an option to set up an overhead electricity link with Sri Lanka to supply power to the island nation.
Iraq has signed a deal with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for a transmission line that would import up to 500 MW to its overstretched grid by 2020.
The UK’s National Grid has published a report into the power outages that affected Britain on 9 August, causing widespread disruption at rush hour, particularly into and out of London.
Siemens has been awarded a contract to deliver two converter stations for the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark.
Zesco, Zambia’s power utility, has said that there will be more power cuts over the next few days because of limitations in power generation capacity.
Priyvrat Singh, Energy Minister of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, faced some embarrassment when power supply to the state Congress office failed during a press conference he was addressing.
The sudden loss of nearly 2GW of generation triggered a stress event and power cuts up and down the UK on the evening of 9 August 2019.
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.