The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is demanding the repeal of legislation that...
UK MMO issues decision for 1,000MW UK-French IFA2 electrical link
High-voltage direct current (HVDC) electrical interconnector project IFA2 is set to proceed after receiving all required consents in the UK.
Is it time for a nuclear turnaround in Australia?
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is demanding the repeal of legislation that has effectively banned nuclear power in the country since the late 1990s. Julian Turner talks to Daniel Zavattiero, executive director of uranium at MCA, about the role of nuclear generation in Australia’s future energy mix.
Global wind power market expected to reach $111.4bn by 2025
The global wind power market size increased from $24.3 billion in 2006 to $103.8 billion in 2016 at a CAGR of 15.6%.
US power trends highlight growing role of natural gas
The installed generation capacity in the US reached 1,197 gigawatts (GW) in 2016 from 1,133 GW in 2010 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1% and is expected to reach 1,562 GW by 2030 at a CAGR of 1.9%. Power demand is expected to reach 4,222 terawatt hours (TWh) by 2030 or 13% of the global share at a CAGR of 1%. In addition 316,000 megawatts (MW) capacity is under different phases of development of which 96 GW is under construction and more than 219 GW capacity is pending approval (APPA Report, 2017).
Cross-border electricity trading in South Asia, Myanmar, and Southeast Asia – 2017
Cross-border electricity trading (CBET) can therefore solve the power shortage of the region by effectively catering to growing energy demand by providing reliable, affordable, and clean power across the region through a common regional grid.
Ghana’s Future Energy Leaders: engaging today’s youth to tackle tomorrow’s problems
This year, Ghana officially launched its national chapter of the World Energy Council’s Future Energy Leaders’ programme, a scheme to inspire ambitious young professionals to enter the energy sector. Heidi Vella spoke to the programme’s interim public relations director, Mr Justice Akoto, an electrical engineer by trade, to find out how youth education and investment can create a sustainable energy future for Ghana.
Siemens to boost Libya’s power generation capacity by 1.3GW
German company Siemens has signed new contracts with the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to expand the country’s power generation capacity by approximately 1.3GW.
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