UK’s National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has published details of a £54 billion plan, “Pathway to 2030 including the Holistic Network Design (HND)”, to upgrade the country’s electricity network to handle rapid expansion in offshore wind energy.
In the USA, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a proposed rule to speed up the process for linking new power generation to the grid.
Foreign ministers from Nepal and Sri Lanka are meeting to discuss possible energy sales from Nepal to Sri Lanka.
Egypt and the EU have held a meeting to discuss cooperation in the fields of energy, climate change, environment, and green transformation.
South Africa’s state power utility Eskom has announced that it has increased the hours of daily power cut temporarily, because it lost more generation capacity.
Schneider Electric has announced that it will divest its operations in Russia and Belarus to local management.
Siemens Energy and NeuConnect have signed a contract to supply a turnkey HVDC transmission system for the first power link between Britain and Germany.
Ali Akbar Mehrabian, Iran’s Energy Minister, has said that 6 GW of new capacity will be added to the country’s current power generation capacity before the start of peak demand in July.
Lebanon’s cabinet has approved a plan to restructure the country’s electricity sector, a key requirement for donors and the World Bank to extend financing to alleviate the country’s power supply.
The US has charged four Russian government employees with cyber-attacks on the global energy sector, targeting hundreds of companies and organisations in over 100 countries.