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.
September 13, 2016
Bolivian state-owned electricity company Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) has issued a consultancy tender for a 500 kV line aimed at increasing the power dispatch capacity of the electric transmission grid of the country to support upcoming large-scale export-oriented power generation plants in the coming years.
September 12, 2016
Peru-based Graña y Montero S.A.A. a leading engineering and construction company, has announced that the consortium formed by its subsidiary Morelco, has been awarded a contract for USD149 million for execution of the Regional Transmission System project located on the Colombian Atlantic Coast.
September 8, 2016
Federal power company of Uruguay, Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas (UTE), has awarded USD230 million contract to Italian electricity grid company Terna to construct the Tacuarembó-Melo Transmission Line Project.
September 6, 2016
Brazilian power regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) has published a report on ‘Analysis of Forced Shutdown of the Transmission System, Edition 2016' which provides an overview of the shutdowns occurred in the Brazilian transmission system for the period from 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2015.