November 14, 2016
Mexican state-owned energy firm Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has informed that its new distribution, transmission and basic supply subsidiaries, as well as sister companies CFEnergia, CFE Internacional and CFE Calificados would start operations independently from January 1, 2017 onwards.
November 11, 2016
Brazilian power firm Transmissora Aliança De Energia Elétrica SA (TAESA) is exploring merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities to expand its presence in the country's burgeoning transmission sector.
November 9, 2016
The energy firm of Santa Fe province in Argentina, Empresa Provincial de la Energia (EPE), is investing a total of ARS90 million to link three substations in Rosario via high voltage underground cables of 7.6-km line length.
November 3, 2016
Chile's central grid operator Centro de Despacho Económico de Carga for Sistema Interconectado Central (CDEC-SIC) has recommended 19 transmission projects with an investment of USD516 million.
October 25, 2016
Colombian power transmission firm Interconexion Electrica (ISA) is facing delays in implementing the North-Western Interconnection Project or Ituango-Medellín Transmission Line Project due to difficulties in receiving environmental approval.
October 19, 2016
As the western energy imbalance market continues to yield proven benefits, the Mexican El Centro Nacional de Control de Energia (CENACE) and California Independent System Operator (ISO) have agreed to explore opportunities to participate in the real-time market of Baja California Norte grid.
October 17, 2016
According to a report of state-owned energy research firm Empresa Provincial de la Energia (EPE), Brazil's power transmission sector will require an investment of BRL42.8 billion over the next five years.
October 17, 2016
Chilean environmental evaluation service agency of Antofagasta Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental de Antofagasta, has approved a USD70.5 million transmission project planned by Engie Energía Chile S.A. (E-CL S.A.), a subsidiary of French utility GDF Suez.
October 10, 2016
Limited electricity transmission capacity in Brazil is affecting the development of wind power projects. As per industry experts, expansion of the country's wind power capacity in its south and northeast regions will be constrained until 2020 due to the lack of transmission lines.
October 7, 2016
The deadline for the tender invited by Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica S.A. (ETESA) for the construction of Panamá II-Chepo-Metetí transmission line project and associated substations nears its deadline of October 11, 2016.
October 5, 2016
Honeywell has been awarded two new regional smart grid projects in Mexico by a consortium appointed by the country's federal electricity company, Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE), to manage its smart grid initiatives. Honeywell's Smart Energy business will deploy more than 200,000 smart electricity meters along with communications devices and software analytics tools to seven cities in CFE's east and southeast regions.
September 19, 2016
Celeo Redes, a subsidiary of Spanish energy and infrastructure group Elecnor, has submitted a request for environmental approval to Chilean environmental evaluation agency Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental (SEA) for a transmission project proposed to be constructed in Chile's Sistema Interconectado Central (SIC) or the central interconnected grid.
September 14, 2016
The energy firm of Santa Fe province in Argentina, Empresa Provincial de la Energia (EPE), has received three proposals for a 132 kV double-circuit overhead transmission line, which will supply power to a new transformer in Rincón.
September 13, 2016
Brazilian energy companies Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) and Alupar have sold their stakes in Transchile Charruá Transmisión SA to Ferrovial Transco, a Chilean unit of Spain's Ferrovial.