Laos granted $32.4m to improve power grid

Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) has been granted funding worth $32.4 million (£20.7m) to boost its electricity network. The government of the Southeast Asian nation signed an agreement with the World Bank for the Power Grid Improvement Project. Electricité du Laos (EDL) will use the cash to improve the efficiency and reliability of the power […]

Greece gets €235m to improve electricity network

An EU bank is providing a loan worth €235 million (£197.3m) to support the electricity network improvement in Greece. The cash will help Greek Public Power Corporation (PPC) renovate the electricity distribution network as well as extend around 186,000 connections throughout the country. The programme, which covers the period 2013-15, will be managed by the […]

£54m smart grid project partners with EV network

The UK’s “largest” smart grid project has completed its first stage of research into peoples’ electricity use and is now joining forces with an electric vehicle (EV) recharging network. The £54 million Customer-Led Network Revolution (CLNR) project and Charge Your Car will work together to monitor the typical energy usage of EV drivers and the […]