Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco), Kansai Electric Power, Chubu Electric Power, and Hokuriku Electric Power have announced plans to grant access to each other’s backup power reserves to better handle dips in renewable energy output and other non-emergency situations.
Israel has signed an agreement to join the US-led Power Africa Initiative in Jerusalem on 4 December.
The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity (MOE) has signed an agreement worth over $400 million with GE Power to develop substations on a turnkey basis and supply critical equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, and other equipment to rehabilitate existing substations.
A major outage in Puerto Rico has plunged more than 80 per cent of the island back into darkness.
Whitefish Energy has announced that it has repaired sufficient major transmission lines to enable the restoration of power to over 500,000 people, including in the San Juan metro area.
GE has announced the signing of an agreement with the New York State Power Authority (NYPA) to advance NYPA’s goal to be the world’s first fully digital utility.
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.