Energy Markets

Germany Increases Its Offshore Wind Capacity

Energy Generation

Germany Increases Its Offshore Wind Capacity

The Prysmian Group and Siemens deliver the offshore grid connection projects to TenneT in the North Sea.

Delhi’s Newly Elected Government Halves Power Prices

Transmission & Distribution

Delhi’s Newly Elected Government Halves Power Prices

New AAP government provides a subsidy on electricity tariffs while distribution companies undergo a full audit for overcharging.

North Africa’s Sun Could Power European Homes

Energy Generation

North Africa’s Sun Could Power European Homes

Concentrating solar power from North Africa has the potential to become an important element of European power supply.

British Gas- Now A Broader Smart Home Contender

Energy Retail

British Gas- Now A Broader Smart Home Contender

With the acquisition of AlertMe, British Gas says it will become the UK’s largest connected smart homes provider.

WestConnect Plans 183 Transmission Projects

Energy Generation

WestConnect Plans 183 Transmission Projects

WestConnect plans to spend at least US$13.3 billion on its transmission infrastructure upgrades.

Major Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Build Proposed For California

Energy Retail

Major Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Build Proposed For California

California’s three IOUs have proposed building more than 60,000 electric vehicle charging stations across the state.

UK Distribution Utility Reveals Financial Viability of Energy Storage

Energy Generation

UK Distribution Utility Reveals Financial Viability of Energy Storage

UK Power Networks shows that the cost of its storage project could be offset by savings and revenues valued at about £7.93 million.

The Revolution of Nigeria’s Power Industry Needs Funding

Transmission & Distribution

The Revolution of Nigeria’s Power Industry Needs Funding

Without investment and reform in the power sector, Nigeria’s estimated annual loss in economic growth is as high as US$130 billion.

Add-on Apps A Utility Priority for 2015

Energy Retail

Add-on Apps A Utility Priority for 2015

A need to show ROI on smart grid is a top priority for North American public power utilities during 2015.

CSIR’s Report Points to Financial Benefits of Renewables in South Africa

Energy Generation

CSIR’s Report Points to Financial Benefits of Renewables in South Africa

Renewable energy could help South African utility Eskom overcome its growing energy crisis.

SunZia Transmission Project Gets Go Ahead

Energy Generation

SunZia Transmission Project Gets Go Ahead

Approval of the SunZia transmission project opens the way for renewables development in the US southwest.