January 12, 2017
Dutch grid developer TenneT has started the construction of the 700 MW Copenhagen-Brussels-Amsterdam (COBRA) interconnector between the Netherlands and Denmark. The construction works officially began with the placement of the first pile for the Dutch converter station, on January 3, 2017,
January 11, 2017
The UK's energy market regulator Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has announced plans to legally separate the UK's transmission system network developer and operator National Grid.
January 9, 2017
The European Commission (EC) has opened a public consultation to conduct the mid-term evaluation of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). It is seeking participation of common citizens and people involved in designing, managing or implementing CEF projects.
January 6, 2017
Romanian transmission system developer and operator Transelectrica has awarded a contract to local energy service provider, Smart SA, for undertaking modernisation works for the 220/110 kV Raureni substation.
January 5, 2017
Poland's transmission system operator (TSO) Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A (PSE) has signed an agreement with a local cybercrime institute Higher Police School (Wyższa Szkoła Policji) in Szczytno to cooperate on the protection of critical infrastructure and cybersecurity.
January 3, 2017
Ukraine's transmission system operator (TSO) Ukrenergo has awarded two 330 kV substation reconstruction contracts under the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and Clean Technology Fund (CTF)-funded Second Power Transmission Project.
December 29, 2016
Ukraine's transmission system operator (TSO) Ukrenergo has announced a tender for the construction of the 500 kV Kreminska substation to connect the north of Luhansk region to the united energy system of the country.
December 29, 2016
Construction of the 400 kV Armenia-Georgia Interconnection Project being developed by Georgian State Energy System (GSE) and Electric Network of Armenia (ENA), is likely to begin in 2017.
December 26, 2016
German KfW Development Bank has awarded a grant of EUR1.2 million to Georgia's Joint Stock Company (JSC) Georgian State Electrosystem (GSE) for the Power Grid Enhancement Project, which aims at strengthening the transmission infrastructure in Georgia.
December 21, 2016
Danish grid developer Energinet.dk and German transmission system operator (TSO) 50 Hertz have awarded a contract to Denmark's NKT Cables for the supply and installation of submarine cables for the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) project.