The underground Buk Dangjin-Godeok HVDC transmission line to carry electricity generated along the west coast of South Chungcheong Province to the Seoul metropolitan area will open by the end of 2023.
The Queensland government has identified 12 renewable energy zones across the Australian state that will underpin its $62 billion plan to decarbonise its electricity supply.
Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) has announced that it has signed a joint venture agreement with Britain’s National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) to build a 2 GW subsea cable linking northern Scotland to England.
South Africa’s Department of Public Enterprises has announced that the country’s first dedicated power transmission company could be unbundled from Eskom by the end of 2023, allowing IPPs to compete directly with Eskom.
Duke Energy has announced it plans to invest $65 billion over the next five years to enable it to transition to low-energy carbon sources.
The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has approved a $7.3 billion plan for 45 new power transmission projects over the next decade to make it easier for power plants in high priority areas to connect to the grid.
SaskPower of Canada has announced plans to invest C$1.15 billion (US$850 million) during fiscal year 2023-24 to modernise, sustain, and expand Saskatchewan’s electricity system.
The West Australia government will spend nearly $3 billion on a renewable battery storage system and wind generation as part of a major overhaul of its energy network as it prepares for the retirement of its coal-fired power plants.
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) announced that the Luzon power grid was placed on red alert on 8 May after five power plants declared forced outages.
The European Commission is proposing new measures to help the EU power grid adapt to changes in demand, aiming to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and enable more renewables to come online.