Russia, China ink deal for Chinese nuclear plant

Russia's Rosatom and China National Nuclear Corporation have signed a contract to build power units 3 and 4 at the Chinese nuclear power plant of Godabu.

Nigeria engages Rosatom on nuclear development

Nigeria has engaged in talks with Rosatom to add nuclear energy to its energy mix in bids to address the country’s power challenges.
trade finance, solar panel

Solar panel manufacturer notes downturn in China’s PV uptake

Global solar panel manufacturer, Jinko Solar, has reported sluggish movement in China’s solar photovoltaic (PV) power additions in 2019.

Enel sell off three renewable assets in Brazil

Enel recently closed the sale of 100% of three fully operational renewable plants totalling 540MW to Chinese company CGN Energy International Holdings.
smart cities

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.

China installs tallest wind turbine

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co has broken the record for China's tallest impeller of 152 metres, breaking the previous record of 140 metres set earlier this month.

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.

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.
grid power

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.
Mini grids

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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