The EU has announced that it intends to invest €37 million into the Nigerian power sector, aiming to address the longstanding issue of inadequate electricity supply in the country.
Hitachi Energy will supply two Enhanced STATCOM stations with the next-generation grid stabilization technology, SVC Light® Enhanced, to enable TransnetBW to improve power quality in the transmission grid, which supplies power to 11 million people and numerous industries.
GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business has announced that, in partnership with Polimex Mostostal (PXM), it has won a contract to build the onshore infrastructure to transfer power into the onshore grid from the 1.5 GW Baltica 2 offshore wind farm project.
Mauritania and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed financing agreements for two energy sector projects in Mauritania worth $289.5 million.
Ecuador’s national assembly has approved a bill proposed by President Daniel Noboa to increase electricity generation and attract foreign investment to the sector.
PJM Interconnection, the largest US power grid operator, has asked Talen Energy to postpone retirement of four fossil-fuel-powered plants in Maryland by three years, citing reliability concerns.
The North American Electric Reliability Corp (NERC) said that freezing conditions still remain a reliability concern for power generators.
Sri Lanka experienced an island-wide power outage for several hours on 9th December after a system failure in one of the main transmission lines.
Is the National Grid the true obstacle to the green industrial revolution?
The calls for the Green Industrial Revolution have never been louder. As the world grapples with the urgent need to transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy, in the UK the role of the National Grid in this transformation has come under scrutiny. This article discusses what the true obstacles to this revolution are, amidst a perpetual “blame game” between the industry, network operators and the government.
By Zoe Stollard, Partner, Browne Jacobson
Redes Energéticas Nacionais (REN), Portugal’s network manager, announced that for 149 consecutive hours, renewable energy production in the country exceeding consumption.