Brazil at #AUW2019: more than $5m in business expected

Brazilian delegation participation at African Utility Week 2019 (#AUW2019) is expected to generate more than $5 million in business.
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India: Auction cancellation of PV projects in need for policy re-thinking

The 1GW Gujarat Solar photovoltaic (PV) tender for Dholera Solar Park was recently undersubscribed by 700MW and received only two bids for a total of 300MW capacity, GlobalData reported.
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Blackout alert: WAMPAC solution for complex grids

Network complexity has pushed enhancement of monitoring and control by Wide Area Monitoring Protection and Control (WAMPAC), an enabler of the Smart Grid.
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Best practices to deliver smarter grid networks and smarter cities

The massive fire damage suffered by the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris got me thinking about the longevity of our infrastructure designs.
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China obtains grant to scale-up distributed renewable energy

The World Bank has approved a grant worth $7.3 million from the GEF to promote the scale-up of distributed renewable energy in China.
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S.Africa is falling behind world automation leaders, says UNISA professor

South Africa still lags behind world automation leaders such as Germany and even fellow BRICS country India in terms of industrial automation progress.

Digital map highlights battery-powered energy storage projects

The Consortium for Battery Innovation has unveiled a digital map detailing more than 120 lead battery-powered energy storage projects.
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World Bank tackles cooling solutions in developing countries

New programme underway to accelerate the uptake of cooling solutions, including air conditioning, refrigeration and cold chain in developing countries.
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India: SECI extends bids for 3GW solar project

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the deadline for bidding in a 3 GW solar tender linked with 1.5 GW of annual solar under global competitive bidding Phase II.
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IFC invests $288m in Brazil’s thermal power project

IFC is providing a $288 million 15-year loan to UTE GNA I Geração de Energia for the development of a LNG-to-power facility in Porto de Açu, Brazil.

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