July 1, 2012
Eight regional entities—Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC), Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO), Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC), ReliabilityFirst Corporation (RFC), SERC Reliability Corporation (SERC), Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity (SPP), Texas Regional Entity (TRE) and Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)—along with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) are responsible for improving the reliability of the country’s bulk power system.
July 1, 2012
In North America, the flow of power is from the north to the south of the continent.The numbers on the map given below represent the annual net flow of electricity measured in millions of MW hours between regions as per balancing authority level data for the year 2010.
June 1, 2012
The North Sea countries, comprising Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Luxembourg, North Ireland, the Netherlands and Norway, together had a net installed capacity of 451 GW at the end of 2011.
May 1, 2012
The existing power infrastructure in Latin American countries (LAC), which include Central American, Southern Cone and Andean countries, falls far behind not only East Asian countries but also other middle income countries.
April 1, 2012
The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE)—together had an installed generation capacity of over 100 GW at the end of 2010.
February 1, 2012
The West African countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo together comprise the West African Power Pool (WAPP).
January 1, 2012
At the end of 2010, the total installed generation capacity of the eight South Asian countries—Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka—stood at over 206 GW.
December 1, 2011
Member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), namely, Botswana, Mozambique, Angola, Malawi, South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia, are working towards the establishment of a South African Power Pool (SAPP) to help provide reliable and economical power to their consumers.