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  • Power Infrastructure in Europe

    This research investigates the current position and the issues for the next generation of Europe’s power industry. Features and Benefits Analyze electricity demand profiles in Europe by country. Analyze the latest energy storage technology. Get up-to-date information on the development of the smart grid. Understand how offshore ...


  • Infrastructure Bill

    The Infrastructure Bill would provide a £2.6 billion boost to the economy over the next 10 years by: improving the funding and management of our major roads streamlining the planning process for major projects protecting our infrastructure from invasive plants and animals supporting house building making it easier and cheaper to register land and ...

  • Clean energy infrastructure

    Preferred bidders in the Government’s £1bn CCS Commercialisation Programme were announced in March 2013. Since then, my Department has taken forward detailed negotiations with these bidders to draw up and agree specifications and contracts for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies of their projects. Developing carbon capture and storage infrastructure forms part of the ...

  • New legislation to boost infrastructure

    The government published today (5 June 2014) new legislation designed to encourage investment in Britain’s infrastructure. The Infrastructure Bill will help create stable long term funding for work on the country’s major road network ensuring smoother, quicker and quieter journeys and make it easier to sell surplus and redundant public sector land and property to help build ...

  • Schneider Electric Announces Secure Power Systems Business for Industrial and Infrastructure Customers

    Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced the creation of the Schneider Secure Power Systems for Industry and Infrastructure Business, a new global line of business designed to continue Schneider Electric's initiatives providing fast and efficient total system support and global services for large facilities with solutions that increase power availability and ...


    By Schneider Electric SE

  • Canadian Solar Completes Sale of Solar Power Plant to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced the Company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners ("Stonepeak") of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million).  As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Clarke Energy a key Supplier in Northern Territory $75m Power Infrastructure Upgrade

    Clarke Energy to Provide a Turnkey Solution with 10 of GE’s Jenbacher J624 Gas Engines  for Territory Generation’s Owen Springs Power Station Upgrade to Provide More than 41 Megawatts of Electricity, Enough to Power the town of Alice Springs, and Will Help to Further Reduce Electricity Cost Projects are Part of an Electricity Cost-Reduction Drive, Spearheaded by the Northern ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • iPad Rwanda Power and Infrastructure Investment Forum 3-4 November

    The iPad Rwanda Power and Infrastructure Investment Forum will be held between 3 and 4 November 2014 in Kigali, Rwanda. It is an event that gives the opportunity to meet the government and primary decision makers within the power and infrastructure sector in Rwanda. Africa needs more power to meet the needs of the continent and Rwanda ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • mPrest and New York Power Authority (NYPA) Announce Software to Ensure Reliability of Statewide Critical Power Infrastructure

    mPrest, a provider of mission-critical monitoring, control and analytics software for utilities, and the New York Power Authority (NYPA), New York state's largest public power organization, announced the decision to deploy operationally a predictive health analytics application which enhances operational reliability and cost-effectiveness of NYPA's critical assets network. mPrest's Asset Health ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New energy infrastructure investment to fuel recovery

    Government action to unlock up to £110 billion energy infrastructure investment and support up to 250,000 jobs by 2020 Capacity Market to be initiated in 2014 to bring on gas and other flexible electricity supply to meet future demand and reduce risks to security of supply from winter 2018 Renewable Strike Prices to help renewables ...

  • Regulatory efficiency: a must for electricity infrastructure renewal

    We at the Canadian Electricity Association have publicly raised, many times, that our electricity sector faces a complex challenge over the next two decades. In order to meet Canada's increasing demands for electricity, we must invest in electricity infrastructure. That means renewing, replacing and adding to the generating stations and power lines that power the economy. According to the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Willbros Awarded Leismer Infrastructure Interconnecting Pipeline Construction

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/10/10 -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that its Canadian unit, Willbros Construction Services (Canada) L.P., has been awarded construction of interconnecting pipelines as part of Statoil's Leismer Infrastructure Pipelines (LIP) project. The scope of work comprises approximately 1.3 km of dual NPS 30 dilbit and diluent pipelines, fibre optic ...


  • Infrastructure Development Delays Harm to Africa’s Industries

    The lack of reliable, cost effective power is a massive drain on Africa’s economies. The continent’s power supplies are characterised by being excessively powered by high cost liquid fuels such as diesel and the intermittency of mains electricity. The world’s power supply mix is moving towards one with increased renewable energy and a larger role for gas as a fuel source. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • NEMA Says Microgrids Essential to America's Future Infrastructure

    A new report from the National Electrical Manufacturing Association (NEMA), Powering Microgrids for the 21st-Century Electrical System, introduces the concept of microgrids as an integral component of the power delivery system of the twenty-first century. While microgrids were once viewed as islanded systems of generation and load, valued mostly for their ability to disconnect from ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Avista Seeks Recovery of Costs in Washington for Infrastructure Upgrades

    Costs for replacing aging electric infrastructure to ensure reliability is the major driver in Avista's (NYSE: AVA) request filed today with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) to increase electric and natural gas rates for customers. The UTC has up to 11 months to review the filings and issue a decision. "We continue to make significant investments in replacing our ...


  • Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure - Global Investment Analysis to 2030

    This new report “Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure - Global Investment Analysis to 2030” provides an insight into the global investments that are expected to be made in transmission and distribution (T&D) technologies during the period 2006-2030. The report provides information related to T&D investments in different global regions such as North America, Europe and ...


  • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 2012-2022

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 2012-2022 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • India to Invest $44.9bn in Smart Grid Infrastructure

    India's power sector is undergoing rapid transformation as the country faces steep electricity demand growth rates, plans to incorporate large-scale renewable resources, and a government eager to modernize the country. Smart grid infrastructure is seen by stakeholders as fundamental to this transformation, but until recently projects have been slow to materialize. This is now changing and with ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • GE Energy Accelerates Telecom Infrastructure Energy Efficiency

    GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a broad portfolio of Retrofit Power Systems (RPS) designed to accelerate energy efficiency upgrades ...


    By General Electric

  • The Prime Minister`s speech on National Infrastructure: Energy

    "The next area where we are planning bold transformation is energy. We need to find diverse, secure sources of energy that can meet demand, keep prices stable and cut the impact of carbon on the planet. But this is the problem we inherited. We’re powering our country through an out-of-date, inefficient grid and ageing, polluting power stations. We need to replace ...

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