Energy Markets

Drought Hits Brazil’s Power Supply

Energy Generation

Drought Hits Brazil’s Power Supply

Brazil’s ongoing drought is forcing power operators to turn to thermoelectric power to safeguard its dwindling hydroelectric power plant water storage levels.

Puerto Rico’s Wind of Change

Energy Generation

Puerto Rico’s Wind of Change

Puerto Rico moves closer to its renewable energy targets as it begins to harness its available renewable energy sources.

Germany’s Energy Transformation Relies on Sluggish Grid Action Plan

Energy Generation

Germany’s Energy Transformation Relies on Sluggish Grid Action Plan

Germany’s ambitious energy transformation has the world’s attention but role-players will need to put plans in to action in order to meet fast-approaching energy targets. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger recommends that Germany follows Spain’s example and forms one power network operator.

David Cameron Reveals Energy Pledge

Energy Markets

David Cameron Reveals Energy Pledge

Prime Minister David Cameron unexpectedly announced during, Prime Ministers Question’s (PMQs) on Wednesday 17th September 2012, his initiative to commit energy firms to a pledge to put all customers on the lowest tariff available under new laws.

UK’s Power Shortage Looms

Energy Generation

UK’s Power Shortage Looms

The UK can expect power outages within three to four years if nothing is done to build new generating capacity.

Indonesia-Malaysia Power Transmission Line Plans Kick-Off

Energy Generation

Indonesia-Malaysia Power Transmission Line Plans Kick-Off

Malaysia and Indonesia can look forward to power-sharing as plans for the interconnecting transmission line are propelled in to action.

Investors Lose Confidence in Brazil’s Power Sector

Energy Generation

Investors Lose Confidence in Brazil’s Power Sector

As Brazil’s government cuts power bills in a bid to help struggling consumers, utilities begin to lose investors.

Africa’s Energy Projects Receive Financial Boost

Energy Generation

Africa’s Energy Projects Receive Financial Boost

US-based Blackstone Group will invest in Africa’s energy projects as the continent’s energy demand escalates.

Focus on designing the right solution the first time

Energy Generation

Focus on designing the right solution the first time

Interview with Martin Speiermann, VP Sales and Marketing, PowerSense, gold sponsors at this year’s Transmission & Distribution/Smart Grids Europe.

Ethiopia-Kenya Power Line Enters Second Phase

Energy Generation

Ethiopia-Kenya Power Line Enters Second Phase

The Ethiopia-Kenya power line will see Kenya receive much-needed clean electrical power from its neighbor.

A New 500MW Subsea Cable Connects Britain and Ireland

Energy Generation

A New 500MW Subsea Cable Connects Britain and Ireland

Both the UK and Ireland can look forward to enhanced energy security and competitive power tariffs now that their grids are connected.