Latest News for: National power grid


Power Sector Decentralisation: Eko Disco Ready to Partner Lagos Govt to Ramp Up Supply

This Day 27 Mar 2023
She explained that the company’s focus was to push more power to its teeming consumers notwithstanding the situation with the national grid, adding that they also looked into collaborative relationships in order to get more power from Independent Power Plants (IPPs).

Array of light– Solar farms switch-on in Wexford and Kilkenny to generate enough electricity to power 6,600 homes

Irish Independent 27 Mar 2023
The three installations in Wexford and Kilkenny will between them add enough electricity to the national grid to power the equivalent of 6,600 homes and the developers say they will save 9,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year.The facilities were developed by EDF Renewables and ...

Zambia commissions Chinese-built hydropower plant to tackle power deficit

People Daily 27 Mar 2023
The five generators at the Kafue Gorge Lower Hydropower Station, constructed by the Chinese firm Sinohydro Corporation Limited, added a total of 750 megawatts to the country's national grid. Noting that China and Zambia completed the power station in "an ingenious way," Hichilema ...

Storm cuts power to more than 7,000 in WNY, downs trees across roadways

The Buffalo News 26 Mar 2023
National Grid at midnight reported more than 2,000 customers without power in Niagara County, more than 1,500 in Wyoming County, about 1,150 in Genesee County and more than 1,400 in southern Erie County, where Eden and North Collins were most heavily impacted ... National Grid ...

Fresh Agitation After Constitutional Amendment

This Day 26 Mar 2023
In essence, it ended the regime that inhibited the states from generating, transmitting and distributing electricity in areas covered by the national grid ... 17, states can now exercise powers “to generate, transmit and distribute electricity in areas already covered by the national grid.”.

Saturday's storm brought wind gusts over 60 mph to Western New York

The Buffalo News 26 Mar 2023
Locations northeast of Lake Erie "got most of the wind damage," said Heather Kenyon, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Buffalo ... As of Sunday afternoon, National Grid was still reporting just under 2,000 customers without power across Western New York, while NYSEG had around 800 customers waiting for power restoration.

The Call for a Livable, Fossil-Free Future Grows Louder

Common Dreams 26 Mar 2023
Community renewable energy projects bring more than just clean power and heat – they create more jobs, build support for change, and help create more resilient local economies and energy systems, reducing carbon emissions and contributing to the national grid while reducing pressures on it in other ways.

Itochu quietly assembled a gigantic home battery network in Japan

Grist 25 Mar 2023
That aggregated storage capacity rivals some of the largest grid-scale battery plants in existence, suggesting that thousands of tiny batteries really can add up to the scale of big central power plants ... For a virtual power plant to amount to more than confusingly worded grid jargon, it needs to solve a tangible problem for someone.

EU state asks citizens to restrict clothes-washing

Russia Today 25 Mar 2023
Polish households have been urged by the country’s national grid operator to refrain from using washing machines and electric heaters in the evenings, to avoid straining the power supply ... PSE, a state-owned firm and sole operator of Poland’s national grid, has ...

Not the answer to PH's energy questions

The Manila Times 25 Mar 2023
... 23), in the session on nuclear power at the Philippine Electric Power Industry Forum 2023 this past Monday, National Scientist and UP economist Dr ... Cyril del Callar of the Ateneo de Manila School of Law and a former DoE undersecretary and president of the National Power Corp.

GLOBALink | Zambia commissions China-supported power plant

Xinhua 25 Mar 2023
The power plant was constructed by China's hydropower engineering and construction company Sinohydro and funded by the Export-Import Bank of China. The commissioning of the plant adds an additional 750 megawatts of power to the national grid.

Resolution seeking to ensure continuous power supply filed at Senate

The Philadelphia Inquirer 25 Mar 2023
According to Villanueva's filed resolution, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines warned of tight power supply during the dry ...

Offshore wind farm leasing round expected to raise �260m

Yahoo Daily News 25 Mar 2023
That would be enough to supply power to more than three million homes ... It is to supply Britain's National Grid with fixed and floating wind power from large sea areas around the coast, including the west of Scotland.

20 Years On, What Did the Iraq War Truly Cost?

Scheerpost 25 Mar 2023
By Peter Certo / OtherWords ... On 9/11, I was a Catholic school eighth grader ... The National Priorities Project calculates that just a fraction of that sum could have totally decarbonized the U.S. power grid, created millions of good jobs, wiped out all student debt, and all but ended child poverty in this country — with plenty left over ... Email Address *.

Energy firms ‘forced National Grid to pay them higher prices’

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Mar 2023
Gas and coal power plant owners including Vitol’s VPI, Uniper and SSE opted not to generate electricity through Britain’s main power market, forcing National Grid to pay them much higher prices through a separate market to prevent blackouts, ...