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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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GE’s Hornet voltage regulators set to swarm industrial power sector
As a part of its efforts to place a sharper emphasis on industrial applications, GE’s Industrial Solutions has introduced its new Hornet industrial voltage regulators.
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Planning permission granted for Elgin Energy's solar farm near Urquhart
Councillors approved Elgin Energy’s development of the 47-hectare Speyslaw site, which could see around 80,000 solar panels installed, along with a substation, 20 invertor stations and a CCTV camera system, all bound by a two-and-a-half metre high deer fence.
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US DOE’s environmental impact study clears Northern Pass project
By EBR Staff Writer
The inter-country $1.6bn Northern Pass transmission project (NPT) has received a favorable Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) from the US Department of Energy (DOE).
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ABB software solution to improve outage response at major US utility
ABB has successfully delivered its latest distribution and outage management systems to ComEd, a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, the United States’ leading energy provider.
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Eskom now operates a resilient power system, with excess capacity
Whereas security of power supply was the key concern two years ago, the focus has now shifted to managing surplus capacity, said Eskom’s Interim Group Chief Executive Johnny Dladla.
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Northern Power now offering turnkey energy storage solutions
Northern Power Systems, a provider of distributed energy power systems, now offers a full suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions that incorporate various battery types and capabilities, depending on the application and end-user need.
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ABB to upgrade Sweden-Germany HVDC power transmission link
ABB has won an order from Baltic Cable AB, a subsidiary of Norway based Statkraft, one of Europe's leading renewable energy generators to upgrade the Baltic Cable high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link.
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APS brings battery storage to rural Arizona
Instead of rebuilding about 20 miles of transmission and distribution poles and wires, Arizona Public Service (APS) will install two battery storage systems in rural Punkin Center, Arizona, making it one of the first electricity companies in the nation to use batteries in place of traditional infrastructure.
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New Mexico Public Regulation Commission approves amending rule to include energy storage
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) on Wednesday, August 2 – after listening to testimony gathered from public hearings held over the course of several weeks – voted unanimously to amend a Commission Rule that further moves New Mexico toward advanced technology regarding the storing of renewable energy.
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Ofgem launches consultation on costs of new Shetland energy solution
Ofgem, the energy regulator, has launched a consultation to seek views on the costs of the proposed new energy solution for Shetland.
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