Indian state secures $500m for power transmission system

The Indian state of Rajasthan has secured investment worth $500 million (£309.5m) to build an electricity transmission system. It will link renewable projects such as solar and wind plants in the northwest state to local and national grids. The new system will include around 1,850 kilometres of transmission lines, mostly in western Rajasthan, three new […]

Indonesia-Malaysia transmission line brings clean energy

Householders in a province in Indonesia will soon have access to hydroelectricity, thanks to a new cross-border transmission line linking it with Malaysia. A 145-kilometre distribution line and a new substation will be built to improve the reliability of power in West Kalimantan. Another 83-kilometre cross-border transmission line and substation will connect the Indonesian province’s […]

€115m aid for ‘largest’ wind power project in Africa

Renewable energy generation in Kenya (pictured) is set to increase, thanks to a €115 million loan for a wind power project, believed to be the largest in Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB) will provide the cash for the Lake Turkana Wind Power project, which will add 300MW to the nation’s power generation capacity. It […]