The UK secured backup electricity capacity for 2020/21 within a £20 to £25 per kilowatt (kW)/year range, according to National Grid data but it may not be enough to stimulate a new wave of gas-fired power plants.
Two of Pakistan's largest financial-industrial conglomerates, the Nishat Group and the Crescent Group, have shown interest in buying state-owned Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO), even though it has yet to be formally put up for sale, according to the Express Tribune.
Southern States Power Co. Inc. held a demonstration Wednesday in Riverside, Calif. of its standby back up power generation project for the University of California, Riverside (UCR) utilizing 100% biofuel.
H Power Corp., a fuel cell development company, announced that Gaz de France, the French national gas utility, has installed an H Power residential cogeneration fuel cell system, powered by natural gas, in a model house and has begun a five month evaluation of the unit.
Although technology and fuel options have improved substantially, today’s regulations continue to promote remote central generation that transmits US electricity to consumers through extensive radial transmission and distribution (T&D).