May 7, 2015
Founded in 1896, Empresa de Energía de Bogotá (EEB) is one of Colombia's largest power transmission companies. It holds an 8.2 per cent share in the country's power transmission market, the second highest among the various players.
April 10, 2015
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Japan's largest electricity utility, has been under considerable financial pressure since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, which took place following the Tohoku-Chiho Taiheiyo-Oki earthquake in March 2011.
March 10, 2015
US-based FirstEnergy Corporation, one of the largest power transmission system owners in the territory of PJM Interconnection (PJM), is investing to expand its footprint by strengthening its transmission and distribution (T&D) network.
February 10, 2015
South Africa is presently reeling under its worst power crisis since 2008. Mismanagement of newly built generation facilities and pursuing a policy of keeping the lights on at all costs, with no focus on maintaining its generation infrastructure, have resulted in a drastic deterioration in the country's power generating stations.
January 8, 2015
Serbia's government-owned transmission system operator (TSO) Elektromreža Srbije (EMS) recently announced plans to invest EUR400 million by 2020 to upgrade the national transmission grid and to develop new electricity interconnections with neighbouring countries.
December 10, 2014
Office National de l'Electricité et de l'Eau Potable (ONEE), the state-owned integrated power and water utility of Morocco, has been instrumental in stewarding Morocco's impressive progress in the power sector.
November 9, 2014
In September 2014, the Massachusetts-based National Grid USA, one of the largest electricity holding companies in the United States delivering electricity and natural gas to the north-eastern regions of the United States, captured headlines when it unveiled its plans to invest about USD8.57 billion in the transmission and distribution (T&D) network of New York during 2015-2029.
October 1, 2014
The Austrian power sector is expected to witness significant renewable energy capacity addition over the next few years, particularly in view of the Green Electricity Act 2012, which has greatly increased the subsidisation of green electricity.
July 9, 2014
Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) is one of the largest transmission utilities in India. It has the fourth largest network in the country, after Gujarat, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
May 1, 2014
Ontario's long-term energy plan envisages a long-term shift in the province's energy profile. By 2025, it plans to enhance the share of renewable energy in grid power and use demand response for 10 per cent of peak demand
April 1, 2014
PT PLN is Indonesia's state-owned power utility and owns and operates over 75 per cent of the country's total installed capacity. It is the sole owner of the transmission and distribution assets in the country.
March 7, 2014
Israel's electricity sector was partially liberalised in 1996, allowing private developers to enter the generation segment. However, majority of the generation plants are still owned by the state-owned vertically integrated Israel Electric Corporation (IEC).
February 1, 2014
Duke Energy is among the largest electricity holding companies in the North American region. Of late, the company has initiated several key transmission projects to improve network reliability and provide connectivity to upcoming generation facilities.
January 13, 2014
By 2022, Lithuania's power transmission network will require investments of over LTL3 billion to accommodate upcoming generation capacities as well as to replace and refurbish existing assets. Some of the major cross-border transmission interconnections currently underway could help facilitate the country's integration with the European transmission network.
December 10, 2013
Replacement and refurbishment of ageing infrastructure is a key priority for transmission system operators in industrialised economies to maintain network reliability and provide for expected load growth.