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Terra Drone soars to 2nd position in world’s top drone service provider rankings

The rankings have been prepared by commercial drone market research and analytics company Drone Industry Insights Commercial drone market research and analytics company Drone Industry Insights has released its 2019 rankings of the world’s leading drone service providers, and Terra Drone Corporation has moved up to the second place on the list. In 2018, Japan-based Terra Drone was at the ninth position.Drone ...

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Huge Growth for Utility Drones Market in Asia

The power industry is expected to hold the largest share of the utility drones market.The renewable industry is estimated to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period.North America is the leading market for utility drones regionally. The Utility Drones Market is projected to reach $538.6 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 37.34% from 2018 to 2023. Drones that are mainly used for utilities ins ...

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Powering Singapore With Australian Solar

he desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, is not the most obvious place to build and transmit Singapore’s future electricity supply. Though few in the southern states are yet to take notice, a group of Australian developers are betting that will change. If they are right, it could have far-reaching consequences for Australia’s energy industry and what the country sells to the world. K ...

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South Asian Grid connectivity For Peace & Development

South Asian grid connectivity is an idea whose time has come. Fortunately, the government announced its revised policy for power trade with neighbouring countries in December last year. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) announced last month the regulations to implement the policy. This opens the door for market based transactions with neighbours. This is nothing new for Europe but a major ...

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GE T&D India Win Rajasthan Grid Modernisation Order

GE T&D India Ltd, part of GE’s grid solutions business in India, today announced it has bagged a Rs 150 crore order from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (RRVPNL) for modernisation of its power grid network. The technology-driven project is part of the power utility’s roadmap – called Smart Transmission Network and Asset Management System (STNAMS) -- to implement grid initiatives and augmenting ren ...

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Blockchain & the Energy Sector

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Brussels, says that to accelerate low-cost renewables in the power sector, countries will need innovative technology tools which enable them to benefit from renewable scale-ups.  The report, Innovation for a Renewable-Powered Future, mapped 30 key innovations and 11 solutions in the variable renewable energy (VRE) landscape exp ...

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FUGRO HELPS POWERCO DELIVER NEW ZEALAND’S ENERGY FUTURE

Powerco Limited, the largest electricity distributor in New Zealand by geographical area, has awarded Fugro a significant digital inspection programme for its vegetation and network assets. Much of Powerco’s overhead network, which was built over 50 years ago, is nearing the end of its useful life and has come under increasing pressure from regional network growth. Fugro w ...

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Northeast Asian Power Grid Will Cost $6.2 Billion!

SEOUL — A cross-border power grid system that would connect South Korea with China, Russia and Japan is expected cost over 7 trillion won (US$6.2 billion) to build, a state-run utility firm said today. In a feasibility report submitted to parliament, the Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) said connecting the electricity system between the four nations for the so-called Northeast Asia super grid would cost a ...

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Uttar Pradesh Power Plays Sucking Energy From Grid

Further losses by electricity distribution firms in Uttar Pradesh have raised doubts over the central government’s ambitious Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana project, which was set up to make the power sector financially viable. Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh said in June that nationwide losses had narrowed to Rs173.52 billion (US$2.34 billion) in 2017-18, from Rs510.96 billion (US$6.89 billion) in the previou ...

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Hengtong Sign 220KV Project With Nepal Electric

Hengtong successfully signed a 220kV transmission line project with Nepal Electricity Authority, indicating the internationalization breakthrough of Hengtong in the land high voltage transmission line project. On August 20th, Hengtong successfully signed a 220kV transmission line project with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). As an important part of the energy interconnection project between India and Nepa ...

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