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Ecuador approves electricity generation and investment law

  • 2024-01-12 07:09:52.875893
  • David Flin

Ecuador’s national assembly has approved a bill proposed by President Daniel Noboa to increase electricity generation and attract foreign investment to the sector.

US grid operator PJM asks for postponement of fossil fuel plant retirements

  • 2024-01-11 07:14:52.812110
  • David Flin

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.

Extreme cold still poses reliability challenge for North American power generators

  • 2023-12-12 07:27:47.980442
  • David Flin

The North American Electric Reliability Corp (NERC) said that freezing conditions still remain a reliability concern for power generators.

Sri Lanka suffers power outage after main transmission line fails

  • 2023-12-11 06:37:01.645453
  • David Flin

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?

  • 2023-11-08 14:21:35
  • Junior Isles

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

Portugal sets new renewable energy production record

  • 2023-11-08 07:25:55.339221
  • David Flin

Redes Energéticas Nacionais (REN), Portugal’s network manager, announced that for 149 consecutive hours, renewable energy production in the country exceeding consumption.

Nigeria needs good transmission model to grow power sector

  • 2023-10-30 06:55:08.980028
  • David Flin

Patrick Udechukwu, a former Senior Vice President of Gas Commercialisation at Genesis Energy, has said that Nigeria needs a good transmission ownership model to improve power services in the country.

World Bank approves $1 billion loan to help South Africa tackle power crisis

  • 2023-10-26 07:14:35.182864
  • David Flin

The World Bank has announced that its board has approved a $1 billion loan to help South Africa reform its energy sector, as the country tries to overcome regular power cuts that have curbed economic growth.

Preparing electric utility operators for the effects of climate change

  • 2023-09-20 18:30:53
  • Junior Isles

Many electric utility operators are already taking measures to establish resilient networks capable of withstanding the impacts of climate change. Research indicates that every dollar invested in building resilient infrastructure saves six dollars in future repair costs, making it a beneficial long-term investment. So what are the key steps utilities can take?

Adrian McNulty, VP Utility Solutions, IQGeo

Nigeria power grid collapses again

  • 2023-09-20 07:40:20.366657
  • David Flin

Nigeria is in the grip and another widespread blackout as the country’s power grid collapsed catastrophically for the third time in five days.