Iran’s electricity exports rose nearly 25 per cent in the first six months of the current fiscal year (March to September) compared to the same period a year ago, according to Houshang Falahtian, Iran’s Deputy Energy Minister.
Millions of Puerto Rico residents are without power, drinkable water is scarce, roads have been washed away, and a dam is in danger of collapse following the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
The Syrian Government has signed an agreement for Iran to repair parts of the war-torn country’s power grid.
Hurricane Irma knocked out power to nearly 4 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it moved up the state’s west coast.
A report released by the computer software protection company Symantec has said that hackers have been implanting malware in the international energy sector, including the USA, in a campaign dating back to 2015.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has secured $2 billion to rehabilitate national grid infrastructure, and expand its transmission capacities up to 20,000 MW within the next three years.
Mateus Magala, Chairman of Electricidade de Moçambique (EdM), Mozambique’s state-owned electricity company, said that EdM intends to supply power to the whole country by 2030, in a project expected to cost over $16 billion.
Despite India’s policy to support private sector investments in power transmission, the projects awarded under competitive bidding more than halved from $3.3 billion last year to $1.5 billion in FY17.
Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) of Japan has announced that is has completed the share acquisition of FW Energie.
Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Minister of State for Energy, New and Renewable Energy for the Indian state of Maharashtra, said that the Maharashtra Government will shut down all power stations that have been running for move that 30 years in a phased manner.