High voltage

Line collapse: Moses Hlophe-Helehele 132kV Line restoration

TAP successfully completed its first EPC line restoration project in Eswatini with plans to expand with a one-stop Design and Construction Solution.
carbon emissions

New findings on the decarbonisation of the Global Energy Trade

A recent study by Lux Research finds that many countries are having to develop innovative renewable energy carriers and build new zero-carbon energy supply chains in order to fully decarbonise within a financially responsible manner.
energy challenges

Siemens and GRIDCo to address Ghana’s energy challenges

Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Ghana to address the country’s energy and infrastructure challenges.
cost-reflective tariffs

Development bank approves $210m for Nigerian transmission grid project

“Nigerians and their businesses spend $14 billion annually on inefficient and expensive petrol or diesel-powered generators. This project will contribute significantly to the reduction of Nigeria’s power deficit," says AfDB's Ebrima Faal.
municipalities

Is your utility ready for the evolution of load demand forecasting?

Accurate short-term load forecasting is an important tool used by spot market players in the daily energy dispatch process in a power system.
The Gambia

Op-Ed: Energy trading via power pools can ease energy poverty

There is need to facilitate and leverage on market power pools to enhance energy trading inorder to meet the growing demands in sub-Saharan Africa.
Energy opportunities

Close examination of the global protection relay market

Research anticipates the global protection relay market to expand at a CAGR of ~9% during the 2019-2027, owing to numerous factors.
The Gambia

Niger to prequalify bidders for a regional interconnection project

The government of Niger intends to prequalify contractors for the Nigeria-Niger-Benin-Burkina Faso regional electricity interconnection project.
Siemens

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.
Power wheeling

WAPP to conduct feasibility study for interconnection project

WAPP Secretariat invites consultants for the feasibility study of the 330kV double circuit median interconnection project. Deadline 16 September 2019.

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