April 10, 2017
One of Ghana’s major constraints to economic growth is its unreliable and inadequate supply of electric power. The country has more than 2,930 MW of installed generation capacity, of which actual availability rarely exceeds 2,100 MW, leaving around 400 MW of unmet demand on a daily basis.
March 14, 2017
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Incorporated in 1905, it is the subsidiary of PG&E Corporation, an energy-based holding company headquartered in San Francisco
December 11, 2016
Chubu Electric Power Company (Chubu EPCo) is the third largest of Japan's 10 vertically integrated Electric Power Companies (EPCos) each of which is responsible for the supply of electricity in a particular region in terms of power generation capacity, electric energy sold, operating revenues and total assets.
November 7, 2016
ATCO Electric Limited is the largest electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) company in Ontario, Canada. Engaged in the power T&D business in 245 communities and rural areas in northern and east-central Alberta as well as in communities in the Yukon and North West territories, ATCO Electric serves about two-thirds of the state.
October 14, 2016
Germany's current energy transition, with a huge influx of electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar, is not only changing the energy generation pattern but is also fundamentally impacting the country's power grid situation.
September 9, 2016
Exelon Corporation, a US-based integrated energy utility, is a key player in the North American power sector. Its operations are spread across various segments of the energy business, including electricity generation, transmission and distribution (T&D) as well as gas distribution.
August 12, 2016
The Indian state of Gujarat has been at the forefront of adopting power sectors reforms to strengthen the state's electricity infrastructure. Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Limited (GETCO)is a wholly owned subsidiary of the state-owned Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited.
July 15, 2016
South Africa's Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (Eskom), which is a vertically integrated power utility, is a key player in the country's power sector. Currently it operates 88 per cent of the country's installed generation capacity and also holds a monopoly over the transmission, distribution and trade of electricity.
June 10, 2016
Hydro One Limited is the largest electricity transmission and distribution company in Ontario. Through its subsidiary, Hydro One Inc., it owns and operates a substantial share of Ontario's electricity transmission network.
May 10, 2016
TenneT, one of Europe's leading electricity transmission system operators (TSO), recently announced plans to invest EUR22 billion to develop the grid infrastructure of Germany and the Netherlands by 2025.
April 6, 2016
Sri Lanka's island-wide power blackout, which occurred on March 13, 2016, was one of the worst that the country has faced in the last 20 years. It was also the third nation-wide power failure to occur within six months.
December 8, 2015
Philippines' high rate of economic growth demands investments to strengthen the country's electricity infrastructure. National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the country's transmission network operator, is charged with the responsibility of ensuring an adequate and reliable electricity supply system.
November 10, 2015
State Grid Brazil Holding S.A. (SGBH) is a subsidiary of China's largest electricity transmission and distribution utility, State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), and has become the fourth largest transmission operator in Brazil with recent acquisitions in the country.
October 6, 2015
Oman was among the first countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region to adopt power sector reforms. Comprehensive structural reforms were adopted after the enactment of the new electricity law, which came into effect in 2005.