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National Grid recommends £59.8m investment for 2019/2020 period

It says this would allow it to maintain the option to deliver projects costing almost £5.4 billion

Underwater cable being laid
Caithness-Moray transmission link reaches completion

The undersea cable allows new renewable capacity to be connected to the Scottish energy grid

Brazil awards $3.4bn of new power line projects

The sale represents around 4,444 miles of new transmission infrastructure

ABB signs $20m deal to upgrade Brazilian power systems

The firm will deploy technology to upgrade the nation’s transmission and distribution network

Ofgem tenders Hornsea Project One transmission link

The 1.2GW facility is set to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world once it is completed

European models to inform New York offshore wind study

The state has set a goal of installing 2.4GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030

National Grid given go-ahead for Hinkley nuclear project

Regulator Ofgem will, however, set the revenue the grid operator can earn from the transmission upgrade

US utilities spending $51bn a year on upgrading distribution networks

Investment in customer meters has also more than doubled over the past decade as companies have upgraded them to smart meters

EU: Energy transmission infrastructure must not interfere with wildlife

A new report says natural habitats must be protected while ensuring a safe, sustainable and affordable energy supply across Europe

Power cable project offered £1m to cut energy waste

Innovate UK has offered a £1 million grant for a project to develop efficient cables to cut costs and reduce emissions from the transmission sector. The new cable technology has been invented by developer Enertechnos, which has been joined by a number of partners including equipment supplier Eland Cables. The project will use the long […]