Latest News for: National power grid


Karachiites to be charged Rs5.3 more for April power usage

Dawn 25 Jun 2022
It said the increase was on account of higher tariff of national grid and RLNG cost for its own power generation ... The price of electricity from national grid in April increased by 14pc, it said, adding that the price of power from national grid of stood at Rs10.66 per unit as compared to Rs9.387 per unit in March.

2023:  No to Identity Politics

This Day 25 Jun 2022
When our national power grid collapses, as it frequently does, plunging the entire country into medieval darkness, we murmur our national shame in private ... History teaches us again and again that when we “zone” or allocate political power simply on the basis of geography, only tribal demagogues with the vilest energy would seize it.

People should be prepared for power outages - Consumer NZ

RNZ 24 Jun 2022
National grid operator Transpower issued an alert to power companies just before 8am on Thursday, warning of a risk of insufficient generation and reserves to meet demand ... Energy Minister Megan Woods said the national grid operator worked with power companies to cut the load - including switching off hot water - and no-one lost power, she said.

KE seeks massive Rs11.34 hike in monthly fuel cost adjustment

Dawn 24 Jun 2022
In a petition, the power utility said it charged a reference fuel cost rate of Rs16.88 per unit in May, which turned out to be Rs28.22 per unit and resulted in a gap of Rs11.34 per unit because of about 143pc higher fuel cost of its own and 52pc on account of the power purchase cost, including that of the national grid.

Pylon plan could hit house prices in Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk 'by a third'

BBC News 24 Jun 2022
An estate agent has warned house prices could fall by a third if a 112-mile pylon scheme to carry offshore wind power through East Anglia is approved ... National Grid said it was attempting to hit government green energy targets ... He said ... National Grid said increased renewable demands by 2030 meant existing power lines did not have the capacity ... .

Electric Vehicle Efficiency Still Matters—Especially With Bigger Cars

Treehugger 24 Jun 2022
"The Chevy Bolt EV is responsible for about 92 grams of carbon dioxide (CO2) per mile when accounting for emissions from the electric grid. (The CO2 calculations are based on the national average, but electric grid emissions vary considerably across the country.) The gasoline-powered Chevy Malibu causes over 320 grams per mile.

Hospitals and households prioritised if fuel rationed, says minister

Belfast Telegraph 24 Jun 2022
Mr Ryan also confirmed a microgeneration scheme, allowing homeowners to generate their own electricity and sell what they do not use back to the national grid, is in place ...Suppliers now are starting to provide the ability for customers to sell power back that they generate on their own roofs, could be solar panels or other systems.

Four Liebherr LG 1750s in Spain

Cranes Today 24 Jun 2022
Transbiaga uses Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes on at Gecama wind farm ... 67 wind turbines with a hub height of 120 metres are being erected to feed energy into the national power grid. The components of the concrete towers weigh up to 255 tonnes. The nacelle, including the generator, weighs 140 tonnes ... .

Perpetua Resources Publishes 2021 Sustainability Report

Victoria Advocate 24 Jun 2022
Further advancing Perpetua Resources' ESG and sustainable mining goals, the Project will be powered by the lowest carbon emissions grid in the nation and a portion of the antimony produced from the Project will be supplied to Ambri, a US-based company commercializing a low-cost liquid metal battery essential for the low-carbon energy transition.

Recent blackouts offer warning for Ohio power grid

The Logan Daily News 23 Jun 2022
Ohio just had a brush with rolling blackouts when a quarter of million people lost power due to storm damage ... During Ohio’s recent storms, grid officials implemented rolling blackouts in order to balance and restore power across the state ... power grid, could pose tremendous challenges to grid reliability over the next decade.

ION Renewables Signs Exclusivity Agreement to Bring Mitsubishi Power’s Emerald Storage Solutions to Ireland

Eagle-Tribune 23 Jun 2022
Mitsubishi Power and ION Renewables plan to bring secure, sustainable electricity system energy storage including fast frequency and capacity response to Ireland’s National Grid with Mitsubishi Power’s Emerald storage solutions ... stability of the grid with a secure power system.”.

National Grid Renewables Orders 2 GW of Responsibly Produced First Solar Modules

Kentucky New Era 23 Jun 2022
Over the past decade, National Grid ... “As America’s solar company, we’re proud of the fact that National Grid Renewables has, once again, selected our technology to power its mission to repower rural American communities,” said Georges Antoun, chief commercial officer, First Solar.

BREAKING NEWS: Eskom awards 18 bids for grid-connected private generation in Mpumalanga

Business Day 23 Jun 2022
In a move to expedite independent renewable energy generation, Eskom has identified 18 winning bids for an auction that it took to market in April to offer independent power producers access to vacant land with direct access to the national grid ... This will add 1,800MW to the grid ...

Transpower withdraws power cut warning

RNZ 23 Jun 2022
Transpower had warned of a heightened risk of power shortages before 8am on Thursday. The national grid operator issued the New Zealand-wide emergency warning over a power shortage ... In an update just before 9.30am it said the grid emergency had ended and load management could be returned to normal.

ECC approves Rs133bn for K-Electric, IPPs

Dawn 23 Jun 2022
In a kind of retaliation, KE stopped payments to the national grid with which its power supply contract expired in 2015 but supplies continued ... to KE for the onward release to the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA), which is the federal agent of the national grid company.

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