February 1, 2013
Pakistan initiated gradual reforms of its power sector in the 1990s to attract private sector investments. Among other things, this led to a restructuring of the previous model of the state-owned, vertically integrated power company, which in turn resulted in the formation of the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) as the transmission system operator in Pakistan.
January 1, 2013
UAE’s economic growth during 2013 is expected to be in the range of 3-4 per cent.Higher oil prices and a recovery in the real estate sector point to a revival and possible expansion in demand. Recent network planning exercises by the Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO) factored in a peak demand of 20 GW by 2018.
May 1, 2012
Several utilities in the US are finding improved prospects in the electricity transmission business. In part, this reflects government efforts to fast track projects and the regulators’ initiatives to improve incentives for capital investments in the transmission sector.