Transmission and Distribution

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Siemens to connect Great Britain and Denmark using Viking Link

Siemens has secured a contract to deliver two converter stations for the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark.

Hwange Unit 5 is back online, boosting Zimbabwe’s power supply

Energy minister Fortune Chasi confirmed repairs of Unit 5 at Hwange Power Station have been completed, enabling the unit to 160MW to the grid.
Eskom unbundling

SA gov to issue paper as a roadmap for Eskom future

The South African Ministry of Public Enterprises has said government will publish a Special Paper on state-owned power utility Eskom in the next few weeks.
Jabu Mabuza

Labour unions: Co-creation of Eskom on the cards

State-owned power utility Eskom and South African labour unions have started discussions on how to co-create a sustainable national utility for the future.

Ghana: Consultancy services for distribution master plan studies

The Ghana Energy Sector Transformation Initiative Project invites consultants to express interest to provide services for distribution master plan studies.

Asia-Pacific sees mid-year rise in T&D tenders

In July 2019, there were 300 T&D project tenders announced in the Asia-Pacific region, marking a rise of 16% over the last 12-month average of 258.

Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first LNG storage and regas...

Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first LNG storage and regasification plant in West Africa, advancing gas-to-power through domestic infrastructure.

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Distribution automation

Distribution automation solutions market to grow by approximately 12%

The global market for distribution automation solutions is expected to grow by 11.69% between 2019 and 2023, this is according to research firm, Technavio.
tariff hike

City of Tshwane tariff hike approved by Nersa

The decision follows on the regulator’s public hearing into the City’s 13.07% tariff application and restructuring of its tariffs that was held in July.

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