Latest News for: National power grid


NGCP energizes Toril transformer in Mindanao

Manila Bulletin 07 Jun 2023
Transmission firm National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has energized 100-megavolt ampere (MVA) Toril power transformer in Mindanao, a component of the P10.56 billion substation upgrading project-phase 2 being pursued in the southernmost power grid ... in Mindanao grid.

Republicans Warn of Blackouts Under Toughest-Ever ‘Green’ Power Plant Standards

The Epoch Times 07 Jun 2023
He highlighted a recent report from the nation’s largest electric grid operator, PJM Interconnection, warning of the potential for power shortfalls by 2030, ...

SouthCoast Wind is changing its plans. Here's what that means for Brayton Point.

The Herald News 07 Jun 2023
... turbines to the regional power grid ... SouthCoast selected Brayton Point as the site for one of its substations in large part because its history as the former home to a coal-fired power station means it already has a hook-up in place to National Grid’s regional energy grid.

Lifting price at Loch Ness power plant earns monster fine for SSE

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Jun 2023
... during efforts to reduce output to stop the electricity grid becoming overloaded. The FTSE 100 energy company has been issued with the penalty after an investigation into excessive payments it secured from National Grid.Sponsored.

Fossil fuels are not a reliable way to generate power

Chicago Sun-Times 07 Jun 2023
A recent attempt by power plant owners to engineer a bailout of PJM Interconnection — a behind-the-scenes organization that runs our power grid — didn’t gain big headlines ... PJM, which serves ComEd customers and about 60 million others in a dozen states, is the nation’s largest power grid operator.

Bottomless supply? Concerns of limited Canadian hydropower as U.S. seeks to decarbonize grid

Times Union 07 Jun 2023
“This project is also not dependent solely on hydropower — it would have the ability to deliver other forms of clean energy being generated in Canada — such as wind and solar power — to New England,” said a statement from the utility National Grid, which is proposing the line.

Move to electric vehicles could save nearly 90,000 lives in US by 2050, study says

CNN 07 Jun 2023
There are very clear benefits of zero-emission technologies,” said report author William Barrett, national senior director for clean air advocacy for the American Lung Association ... The act provides money to upgrade the nation’s power grid and $7.5 billion to build out a nationwide charging network.

Driving to Clean Air: New Report Reveals that a Move to Zero-Emission Cars Would Save ...

Longview News-Journal 07 Jun 2023
The report also projects that the nation's electric grid will be powered by clean, non-combustion renewable energy replacing fossil fuels by 2035 ... In addition, the transportation sector is the nation's biggest source of carbon pollution that drives climate change and associated public health harms.

UK energy regulator says SSE Generation to pay $12.2 mln for licence breach

Reuters 06 Jun 2023
June 6 (Reuters) - Britain's energy regulator Ofgem said on Tuesday SSE Generation will pay 9.8 million pounds ($12.2 million) for securing excessive payments from the National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) for reducing output at Foyers power station ... The power plant ...

SSE Generation to pay £9.8m for licence breach

RTE 06 Jun 2023
Britain's energy regulator Ofgem said today SSE Generation will pay £9.8m for securing excessive payments from the National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) for reducing output at Foyers power station ... power grid operation.

Vietnam province vows power for global firms

Taipei Times 06 Jun 2023
Searing summer temperatures are straining the nation’s power grid and thousands of factories have been forced to curb their consumption of electricity ... Vietnam’s northern province of Bac Giang, home to suppliers for Apple Inc and other global electronics companies, has promised daytime power to factories as blackouts sweep the nation.

Energy giant SSE to pay £10m penalty for overcharging National Grid during periods of 'transmission constraint'

The Daily Mail 06 Jun 2023
SSE significantly raised the bid prices it charged National Grid to lower the output from Foyers, its hydro-electric power station in North Ayrshire, Scotland ... Ofgem found that in May 2020 SSE significantly raised the bid prices it charged National Grid to lower the output from Foyers, its hydro-electric power station in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

DOE to issue circular on NGCP audit

Manila Bulletin 06 Jun 2023
The Department of Energy (DOE) will be issuing a circular to outline the audit parameters on the performance of system operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) as a concessionaire of the country’s power transmission network.

SSE to pay near-£10m penalty over licence breach

The Guardian 06 Jun 2023
Sum follows Ofgem inquiry into firm’s power generation arm earning ‘excessive payments’ from ...

Energy company SSE fined almost £10million for overcharging

AOL 06 Jun 2023
SSE breached its licence by securing "excessive payments" from the National Grid ESO for reducing output at Foyers power station in Scotland, the regulator said ... The months-long investigation found that in 2020, SSE made the bid prices it charged the National Grid ESO to ...

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