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Maersk Connector completes loading two HVDC XPLE cables for Nemo Link
DeepOcean’s Maersk Connector has completed loading of the first phase on the Nemo Link cables in the port of Blyth.
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Ofgem responds to National Grid’s proposed network upgrade to connect Hinkley Point C nuclear power station
Ofgem has said that an upgrade to the high-voltage grid is needed to connect the new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point, but considers that the costs to consumers of the upgrade can be reduced.
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China to create world's largest power utility with Shenhua-Guodian merger
China has announced the merger of its top coal miner Shenhua Group with China Guodian Group to create a power utility worth $271bn.
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Consolidated Edison selects GridBright for distribution management integration
GridBright, the grid management specialists of the utility industry, has recently been contracted by Con Edison and Orange & Rockland (O&R) Utilities, both regulated operating companies of Consolidated Edison, as the systems integrator for the integration between Con Edison's Oracle OMS and Silver Spring Networks' AMI.
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Brazilian government to privatize Eletrobras with sale of controlling stake
By EBR Staff Writer
The Brazilian government has proposed to privatize Eletrobras by divesting its controlling stake in a move to increase efficiency and make the state-owned utility more competitive and modernized.
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Duke Energy Carolinas proposes rate change for building a smarter energy future
Duke Energy Carolinas' recent work to modernize power plants and generate cleaner electricity, responsibly manage coal ash and improve reliability while enabling more options for customers is at the heart of its request to change customer rates.
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Wartsila and ABB to push boundaries of engine performance together
The technology group Wärtsilä and ABB, a pioneering technology leader, have signed an agreement to expand their cooperation in lifecycle service offerings.
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World Bank offers $59m financing to improve Bangladesh's power system
The government of Bangladesh has signed a $59m financing agreement with the World Bank aiming to provide reliable and low cost electricity to its citizens.
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Sempra Energy to acquire Oncor for $9.45bn
Sempra Energy has entered into an agreement to acquire Oncor Electric Delivery Company for $9.45bn in cash, topping a recent bid made by Berkshire Hathaway Energy.
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Specialist Services forms new joint venture with RedGuard to serve oil and gas industry
By EBR Staff Writer
Specialist Services has formed a new joint venture with RedGuard to supply modular buildings to the offshore and drilling segments to the oil and gas industry.
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US to grant $500m to help Nepal boost electricity transmission
By EBR Staff Writer
The US will move ahead with a $500m grant to Nepal to help the South Asian country improve its electricity transmission along with its transportation sector.
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Top utility companies in US
The US electric utility industry has seen some of the biggest mergers in recent years, with Duke Energy and Exelon emerging as the major players in the space. In June 2012, Duke Energy merged with Progress Energy, growing its customer base significantly. In the same year, Exelon merged with Constellation Energy, strengthening its presence in the power distribution in the US.
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Canadian government offers funding to connect Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario grid
By EBR Staff Writer
The Canadian government has announced a funding of up to C$60m ($47.5m) to connect the Pikangikum First Nation, a remote community in Ontario to the state’s power grid.
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Genex Power signs agreement with Powerlink Queensland for Kidston Hydro-Solar project
Genex Power Limited is pleased to advise that it has entered into a Binding Heads of Agreement (Agreement) with Powerlink Queensland (Powerlink) to progress a range of key activities which are critical to the connection of Genex's Stage 2 Kidston Hydro-Solar Project (Project) to the Queensland transmission network.
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UK Power Networks gives major boost to flexible renewable energy
UK Power Networks is calling on energy resources to offer their services to support the distribution network during periods of high electricity demand.
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