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Australia’s long distance transmission lines

The development of long-distance transmission links that could support the creation of renewable energy zones in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) is being explored by the local government. Some AU$1.2 million (US$874,000) has been earmarked for a feasibility study into an “electricity superhighway” based on high voltage direct current transmission links between Darwin and Alice Springs, a distance of alm ...

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Australia – Indonesia Power Cable Project Scrapped

It sounds like a great idea: convert the Pilbara's beating sunshine and plentiful wind into electricity and send it directly into energy-hungry South East Asia via power cables along the seafloor. But despite its promise, the minds behind one of the most ambitious power projects in the world have crunched the numbers and found the most economical way of transporting Northern Australia's green energy to the ...

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Asean energy demand to grow 70% between 2020 and 2040

SINGAPORE is set to ink an agreement with Laos, Thailand and Malaysia at an Asean meeting next month to advance cooperation on cross-border power trading, Second Minister for Trade and Industry Tan See Leng said on Monday. The memorandum of understanding for the Lao PDR-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP) is expected to be signed at the 38th Asean Ministers on Energy Meeting, wh ...

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HV cables market from utility applications to witness massive gains through 2025

Global high voltage cables market is exhibiting a positive outlook on account of expanding transmission & distribution networks on a global scale. Cables form the backbone of electric power supply and the transmission industry has observed significant growth in line with burgeoning power demand from various verticals. Rising energy demands from industrial, commercial, as well as residential sectors has ...

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Digital recovery accelerates as depsys announces contract wins

Grid innovator sees global demand for green, mission-critical infrastructure solutions  depsys, the technology company that empowers electricity grid managers to modernise their operations through digitalisation, has been awarded five new contracts in the past month, as utilities accelerate their transformation plans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and with an eye on upcoming green recovery initia ...

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Tanaka wins award for fuel cell catalysts

 TANAKA Holdings Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director & CEO: Koichiro Tanaka) announced today that TANAKA Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director & CEO: Koichiro Tanaka), which operates the TANAKA Precious Metals manufacturing business, has won the "Award in Industry" under the FY2019 FCDIC Honoring System, which is run by the ...

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Has China infected the US power grid?

China and “probably one or two other” countries can shut down the U.S. power grid through a cyberattack. This disturbing revelation was made by Admiral Michael Rogers, former head of the National Security Agency, to Congress – in November 2014. China has also become the world’s leading supplier of transformers – the “spine” of electricity grids -- according to a 2014 U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) rep ...

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SparkMeter to modernise distribution utilities in Africa and Asia

Power solutions provider, SparkMeter, announced the closing of a $12 million Series A financing. The latest funding will allow the company to launch its new digital solutions offering, connecting smart grid data insights to business operations for large electricity distribution utilities in emerging markets. The round was led by Clean Energy Ventures and Breakthrough Energy Ventures, alongside Goo ...

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T&D Tenders up in July 2020

T&D equipment tenders in July 2020 saw 276 tenders announced, marking a rise of 15% over the last 12-month average of 241, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.Tenders activity in T&D equipment segment by volume - YearMonthCountJul-19314Aug-19256Sep-19168Oct-19235Nov-19211Dec-19212Jan-20213Feb-20203Mar-20303Apr-20249May-20249Jun-20287Jul-20276 The proportion of tenders by catego ...

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Decentralise Global Power Grids for a flexible future

During the 1600s, East Anglia was a thriving centre of the textiles trade. Today, gazing out from England’s east coast shoreline, it is not wool boats you see bobbing on the horizon but wind turbines, offering a symbol of how some old industrial economies are adapting to the 21s-century energy transition. East Anglia’s expanding offshore wind sector is also a sign of a broader transformation taking place wi ...

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