The Nigerian national grid experienced its first collapse for 2020 on Thursday, 16...
Nigerian national grid collapses, triggering blackouts
The Nigerian national grid experienced its first collapse for 2020 on Thursday, 16 January, leading to blackouts across the country.
The world’s longest power transmission lines
High-voltage direct current (HVDC) has emerged as the preferred transmission technology for long-distance bulk power supply. Brazil and China each house two of the world’s longest power transmission lines. Power Technology lists the longest operational transmission lines.
China’s State Grid to acquire 49% stake in Oman Electricity Transmission
China’s State Grid International Development (SGID) has signed an agreement to acquire a 49% stake in Oman Electricity Transmission.
EIB to finance Czech electricity distribution network upgrade
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to finance an investment programme to upgrade the electricity distribution network in the Czech Republic.
Greece to divest stake in PPC controlled power distribution network
The Government of Greece is reportedly planning to sell 49% stake in Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO).
Qatar Investment Authority to buy stake in Adani Electricity Mumbai
A subsidiary of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has signed a definitive agreement with India’s Adani Transmission (ATL) and Adani Electricity Mumbai (AEML).
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