Latest News for: National power grid


Poor Power Supply, Burden to Businesses in Nigeria, Says LCCI

This Day 02 Oct 2022
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has lamented that poor power supply remains a major burden on businesses in the country ... With the frequent collapses recorded by the national grid, we can no longer rely on a centralized power source. The way to go is renewable energy and decentralizing the national grid” Almona asserted.

It was the week Australia killed off coal-fired power. Now the nation is left asking ...

The Daily Mail 02 Oct 2022
The end of coal-fired power in Australia was essentially sealed this week with the nation's largest power company and an entire state pledging to go 'net zero' by 2035 ... Australians have already been warned to expect power shortages from mid-2023 as coal and gas generation plants are withdrawn from the national electricity grid.

How to save the Philippines and the planet

The Manila Times 02 Oct 2022
It can't be because the truth is that we live in a sad and tough world where the superrich and powerful politicians own and manipulate the world economy, the financial markets and, above all, the energy sector ... Every island, every region could have its own independent power grid based on renewable energy.

Patrick urges Cooke Co. GOP to get the vote out in November

Gainesville Daily Register 01 Oct 2022
The lieutenant governor outlined his priorities for a third term, including adding mandatory sentencing for use of a firearm in a crime and expansion of the state’s natural gas production as a hedge against reliance on wind power. He is also strongly opposed to going back on the national electrical grid ... We have a grid for a reason.

Cramer to Sen. Joe Manchin: Let's make a deal

Longview News-Journal 01 Oct 2022
The national significance of the Mountain Valley Pipeline applies to DAPL as well.” ... Manchin in advocating for his bill has pointed out that wind and solar power have both struggled at times to connect to the nation’s grid ... lines that renewables need to connect to the grid as well.

Swindling small investors – the legal way

The News International 01 Oct 2022
The proposed amendment will change the per unit price at which utility companies are supposed to buy excess power produced by rooftop solar power producers ... According to most estimates, rooftop solar generators are selling less than 20MW to the national grid, for a total of Rs9.2 crore per month.

Meralco asks other firms to enroll in ILP

Manila Standard 30 Sep 2022
Meralco immediately activated the ILP and called on enrolled customers to temporarily de-load when National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) warned that power interruptions were imminent due to insufficient operating reserves on September 12.


This Day 30 Sep 2022
On Monday, the whole country was thrown into darkness when the national grid crashed to zero megawatts (MW) for the eighth time this year ... Before now, the common excuse for grid collapse was always that the transmission lines could not wheel the power so generated by the generating companies (GENCOS).

Plans outlined for 3,000 acre solar farm

The Business Desk 30 Sep 2022
Renewable energy business, Boom Power, wants to build a solar farm on nearly 3,000 acres of land in East Yorkshire ... The facility will connect to National Grid Drax Substation enabling the electricity to go directly into the National Grid transmission network ... https.//

Six big threats Ian poses now that it has come ashore

Union Leader 30 Sep 2022
And menaces like Ian can break power grids, flatten homes and leave many roads impassible, isolating people when they most need help ... Category 4 storms wreak such damage on power grids — such as snapping poles — that the National Hurricane Center says blackouts can last weeks or even months.

'Karding' displaces 755,670 residents in Central Luzon

Sun Star 30 Sep 2022
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) stated that power in some parts in Nueva Ecija has been restored after it finished the repair of power transmission lines in areas served by Nueva Ecija I Electric Cooperative, Inc ... .

See the Devastating Toll of Hurricane Ian in Florida

Time 30 Sep 2022
27, the storm caused the country’s electricity grid to collapse, leaving 11 million people without power. And on Friday morning, National Hurricane Center’s 8.00 am update ... Ian, which nearly met the Category 5 mark, is the most powerful storm so far this season.

Iowa generates over half its electricity with wind, but advocates see more need

News-Press Now 29 Sep 2022
DES MOINES — The continued integration of wind and solar into energy grids is a “no-brainer,” but will only come with a commitment to system-changing infrastructure, clean energy advocates said Wednesday ... … The development of robust transmission infrastructure must keep pace to connect these renewables to the power grid.”.

QualTek to Deploy Storm Resources in Response to Hurricane Ian

Longview News-Journal 29 Sep 2022
Founded in 2012, QualTek is a leading technology-driven provider of infrastructure services to the 5G wireless, telecom, power grid modernization, and renewable energy sectors across North America.

De Ruyter clarifies Stage 15 report: 'Clickbait engineered by a journalist'

Eye Witness News 29 Sep 2022
'It's been a rough ride.' Eskom CEO André de Ruyter puts his reference to Stage 15 power cuts into context and gives an update on the state of the national grid ... .

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