July 13, 2015
The European Commission (EC) has been making a concerted effort to establish an integrated common energy market. To this end, policy-level support is being extended to projects that are crucial for developing a modern transmission infrastructure.
June 10, 2015
Energy demand in Asia is expected to increase by 2.4 per cent annually over the next 20 years. Within the region, the highest growth in energy demand is expected to take place in East Asia (4.8 per cent annually) and South Asia (3.5 per cent annually).
April 10, 2015
Economies across the world are continuously working towards increasing their installed power generation capacity and expanding their transmission networks to meet the ever-growing demand for power.
January 8, 2015
Encouraging competition by announcing several regulatory initiatives and improving the various approval processes were the main focus of the regulators of North and Latin American countries to attract higher investments in the power transmission segment.
November 9, 2014
The past decade has witnessed African economies grow at over 4.6 per cent, higher than the world average of 2.7 per cent. In fact, 6 of the world's 10 fastest growing economies over the past decade are located in Africa, namely, Angola, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Chad, Mozambique and Rwanda.
September 9, 2014
Economies across the world are continuously working towards achieving high levels of installed power generation capacity and expanding transmission networks to meet the ever increasing demand for power.
August 1, 2014
The grid-scale energy storage industry has witnessed several promising developments during the past few years, mainly on account of the increase in penetration of renewable energy sources and the drive towards continuous and reliable energy supply.
July 10, 2014
Preparing the grid against cyber attacks and intrusions is one of the key challenges being faced by the US government and grid operators. Preparing the grid against cyber attacks and intrusions
May 1, 2014
With capacity addition and technology transition, there is a greater focus on high voltage (HV) equipment testing and measurement (T&M)—an ancillary segment involving certification, calibration, and assessment of quality and reliability standards of critical network equipment.
April 7, 2014
The undersea high voltage cable market has grown considerably in recent years. As per Global Transmission Report estimates, the global high voltage undersea cable (USC) network increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 11 per cent between 2005 and 2013.
March 7, 2014
As power sector investments loose momentum in Asia's economic giants like India and China, the focus is shifting to the Southeast Asian countries. Power utilities in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries have launched plans to add record capacity in the coming decade not only to service the expected increase in the regional power demand but also to compensate for years of underinvestment in the sector.
January 13, 2014
Asset renewal and integration of renewable energy were the key drivers of transmission projects during 2013. These are being done not only through augmentation of high voltage networks but also through measures such as a phased introduction of smart grid technologies, energy sector reforms, and cross border transmission links.
December 10, 2013
China's economy has witnessed explosive growth in the past decade. The country's gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual average of 10.5 per cent over the past decade (2003-2012), making it the second largest economy in the world.