Latest News for: National power grid


Ghana’s grid strong to integrate nuclear electricity – Ing. Norbert Anku

B & FT Online 12 May 2021
Norbert Anku, has said that the nation’s grid infrastructure is well structured to integrate nuclear energy once the power is generated ... And fortunately for us we have the opportunity to go nuclear, and the nation’s grid is strong enough to integrate the power and push it to industry for use,” Ing.

Tarbela 5th extension work to start in July

The News International 12 May 2021
The T5 is one of the 10 mega projects WAPDA is implementing to double the existing hydel generation with addition of more than 9,000MW to the national grid in just eight years from 2022 to 2028/29 in a phased manner ... hydel electricity on an average/annum to the national grid.

LETTERS: Electricity rate payers getting hosed again, and again

Waco Tribune-Herald 12 May 2021
Why? The best solution for times of high electric demand, such as during our hot Texas summers or February’s disaster, is to tie into the national power grid. Then Texas, like every other state, would never again be frozen without power or in rolling blackouts during Texas heatwaves.

Pipeline Hack Sets Off Scramble For Gasoline

Time 12 May 2021
... “And that might be a system that an entire community or nation depends on, like a power or gas system, or it might be an individual system in a home.” ... The Biden Administration launched an initiative last month to bolster cybersecurity in the nation’s power grid.

Protect Our Power Seeks Federal Funding for States, Electric Utilities to Harden U.S. Electric Grid ...

The Salamanca Press 11 May 2021
... Our Power ... Protect Our Power,�the nation's leading organization dedicated to making the electric grid more secure and resilient, has outlined a set of grid-oriented funding priorities for consideration as Congress prepares to take up a major infrastructure improvement package.

The energy ecosystem should move to make the ‘energy internet’ a reality Share on Twitter

Crunch 11 May 2021
Brian Ryan is vice president of Innovation at National Grid Partners, the innovation and investment arm of multinational energy company National Grid ... More than 60% of my own team at NGP are women, and that breadth of perspective has helped National Grid capture powerful insights into companywide innovation efforts.

NTDC strengthens Dadu-Jamshoro power line

Dawn 11 May 2021
In a bid to keep its power transmission and distribution system upgraded and stable, the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) has installed three shunt reactors of 22-MVAR capacity on the 152km-long 500kV Dadu-Jamshoro transmission line emanating from the 500kV Dadu grid station.

Chinese PV Industry Brief: Zhonghuan raises wafer prices as president calls for faster action on emissions

PV Magazine 11 May 2021
Major state owned energy enterprises including the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC), China Huadian Group, China Huaneng Group, and national grids including the State Grid Corp of China and the China Southern Power Grid, will cooperate and support government on the roadmaps.

Power industry deals total $55.62bn globally in Q1 2021

Power Technology 11 May 2021
National Grid’s $10.85bn acquisition deal with Western Power Distribution was the power industry’s biggest deal of Q1 2021 as deals worth $55.62bn were announced globally in the quarter, according to GlobalData’s deals database ... power industry deals in Q1 2021.

EnvironmentWorst Brazil drought in 20 years to up pressure on power grid -official

Reuters 11 May 2021
Brazil's worst drought in two decades will force the country to depend more heavily on costly thermal power plants to compensate for reduced hydroelectric generation, the National Electric Grid Operator (ONS) director-general said ... saw no risk of power shortages or rationing.

Your politically motivated campaign makes no sense – AFAG charges against #FixTheCountry

Ghana Web 11 May 2021
TEMPORARY DUMSOR TO FIX OUR NATIONAL GRID ... Fellow countrymen, we all attest to the poor maintenance culture in Ghana and how national assets wear & tear over a short period of time ... Can the organisers fix the national grid maintenance with engineers who are able to work while there is power still flowing in the high tension cables?.

Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack: Gov. Kemp Temporarily Suspends Gas Tax

CBS Sports 11 May 2021
The incident underscores just how vulnerable the nation’s critical infrastructure is to cyberattacks. “These pipelines are now, in many ways, on the frontlines of our national defense,” said Chatterjee, a Republican who previously chaired FERC, which regulates the power grid and evaluates pipeline applications.

Kiwi Power Enters Burgeoning Japanese Energy Market with ENECHANGE as Channel Partner

Daily Freeman 10 May 2021
Kiwi Power’s technology will support the expansion of flexibility programs in the nation, increasing grid reliability and distributed energy resource monetisation opportunities across Japan’s fast growing, ... programs to help balance supply and demand on the nation’s grid.

NTDC installs Shunt Reactors on 500 kV Dadu- Jamshoro Transmission Line

Urdu Point 10 May 2021
National Transmission Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) Project Delivery team of Hyderabad has installed ... The transmission line is transmitting 450 MW additional power from National Grid to K-Electric, which is a big relief for the people of Karachi during the holy month of Ramazan.

NTDC enhance power system stability

Urdu Point 10 May 2021
May 10 (APP).National Transmission Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) is completing its gigantic projects ... The transmission line is transmitting 450 MW additional power from National Grid to K-Electric, which is a big relief for the people of Karachi during the holy month of Ramzan.