Renewables- the Problem or the Solution?

Energy Generation

Renewables- the Problem or the Solution?

The green agenda could be creating gaps in the energy sector.

Politics Impacting Cybersecurity and Smart Grid Development

Energy Generation

Politics Impacting Cybersecurity and Smart Grid Development

As an increasing number of utilities recognize the benefits of the smart grid, government officials continue to drag their feet when it comes to developing a sound framework for grid security. This is hampering smart grid development and is putting the national grid at great risk.

Cemig Invests US$1.95bn in Brazil’s Grid

Energy Generation

Cemig Invests US$1.95bn in Brazil’s Grid

Brazilians can look forward to a more reliable power supply as power company Cemig ploughs billions of dollars in to the country’s grid.

IEC Needs Competition and Vigilant Management

Energy Generation

IEC Needs Competition and Vigilant Management

The IEC may clean up its act if faced with competition from other electricity producers.

The evolving challenge: how transmission and distribution must adapt to survive

Energy Generation

The evolving challenge: how transmission and distribution must adapt to survive

A complex picture emerges with technical, regulatory and financial pressures in seeming conflict in the world of transmission and distribution.

Smart Technology; Changes and the Consumer

Energy Generation

Smart Technology; Changes and the Consumer

The traditional structure of the customer domain reduces the end-user to a passive consumer of energy. In the foreseeable future, the smart grid will bring about two key changes in the consumer’s role within the energy sector: local microgeneration and electricity storage.

Mexico Awards TransCanada with Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Energy Generation

Mexico Awards TransCanada with Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Mexico moves closer to its natural gas-fired generating capacity goals as it awards TransCanada with contracts to build two new gas pipelines.

MENA Region’s Power Projects Need US$250bn

Energy Generation

MENA Region’s Power Projects Need US$250bn

The MENA region’s power sector needs a financial boost to support its growing population and infrastructure needs.

NSW High Power Bills-Overtime is to Blame

Energy Generation

NSW High Power Bills-Overtime is to Blame

NSW power bills are on the rise, thanks to power distributors paying their staff overtime and grid maintenance.

FuelCell Energy Gets Its Largest Order Ever

Energy Generation

FuelCell Energy Gets Its Largest Order Ever

The largest fuel cell contract has been signed between South Korea’s POSCO Energy and FuelCell Energy.

Is the UK Full Of Wind?

Energy Generation

Is the UK Full Of Wind?

As the UK and the global renewables sector celebrates the launch of the world’s largest offshore windfarm, the London Array, Tory energy minister John Hayes ruins the festivities by announcing that the UK has had enough of the “relentless march of onshore wind farms.”