October 1, 2012
Between September 2011 and August 2012, three projects with a cumulative length of 884.56 km, namely, the San Luis-Calumet-Comanche line, the Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline (PATH) and the Mid-Atlantic Power Pathway (MAPP), were cancelled due to lower demand or load forecasts.
September 10, 2012
Iran’s power sector is largely controlled by Tavanir, a government entity under the Ministry of Energy (MoE), which is responsible for managing electricity generation, transmission and distribution in the country.
August 1, 2012
Kenya’s transmission line network, comprising 220 kV, 132 kV and 66 kV level facilities, grew by 3 per cent and stood at 4,329 circuit km in June 2011 as compared to 4,197 circuit km in June 2010.
July 1, 2012
The total installed generation capacity in the US stood at 1,138,637 MW at the end of 2010 and is expected to reach 1,216,392 MW at the end of 2015. Of the 52,150 MW planned capacity addition, the majority, or around 35,500 GW, will be added in 2012 and 2013.
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.