September 5, 2016
The operator of Chile's northern power grid, Centro de Despacho Económico de Carga del Sistema Interconectado del Norte Grande (CDEC-SING), has proposed nine transmission projects requiring an estimated USD90 million investment during 2016.
September 5, 2016
Mexico's Secretaría de Energía (SENER) or Ministry of Energy, has confirmed that several international investors have expressed interest in the Tehuantepec Isthmus transmission project.
August 25, 2016
Colombian mining and energy planning unit Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética (UPME) has received two offers in response to bids invited to build, operate and maintain power transmission infrastructure in La Guajira Department earlier this month.
August 18, 2016
State-run utility State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) has acquired control of Brazilian power company CPFL Energia. It has reached a deal with the latter's two stakeholders for USD7.3 billion, which increased its stake to 68 per cent.
August 16, 2016
Colombia's Grupo Energía de Bogotá (GEB) begins the construction of 230 kV transmission line that will help dispatch power to the country's southwest region and improve reliability of the national grid.
August 11, 2016
Chinese state-run utility State Grid Corporation of Chine (SGCC) has planned to invest in Brazilian power company CPFL Energia. The USD13 billion deal includes CPFL's BRL18.3 billion of debt, which could bring a fresh dose of foreign capital to Brazil, which is goingthrough one of its deepest recessions ever.
August 9, 2016
LS Industrial Systems Company (LSIS), a South Korean electric power systems provider, has won a USD9.1 million order to build a 230 kV substation in Portoviejo, a western coastal city in Ecuador.
August 5, 2016
Suriname state-owned power company-based N.V. Energiebedrijven Suriname (EBS) has invited international competitive bids for the upgradation of the substation C located in Pluto-en Aidastraat.
August 4, 2016
The Board of Brazilian energy company, Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) has recommended the sale of its 6.5 per cent stake in local transmission company Transmissora Aliança de Energia Elétrica SA (TAESA).
August 2, 2016
Brazil's energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) has rearranged the 22 lots to be offered during the September 2016 auction into 25 lots, with the inclusion of three lots in the states of Pará and Holy Spirit. It has also updated the maximum allowed annual revenue for the lots to BRL2.3 billion from BRL2.02 billion.