T&D Infrastructure

All news, projects, equipment and reports concerning T&D infrastructure, transmission and distribution of electricity generated through renewable energy or fossil fuels. This refers to new T&D infrastructure projects, as well as operations and maintenance of existing infrastructure.


French TSO selects Nexans to supply high-voltage cables for underground connections

French transmissions system operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has selected Nexans for the provision and installation of high-voltage cables.

UK’s second electricity link to France starts flowing at full capacity

IFA2, National Grid’s second electricity interconnector linking the UK and France, is now able to flow low carbon electricity between the two countries at full capacity.
Cold winter weather sparks surge in power prices

Winter weather sparks surge in power prices

A week of tight margins and system warnings resulted in record extreme power prices in the UK and some parts of Europe...

UK-EU Brexit agreement – cooperation on renewables, trading and markets

The UK-EU ‘Brexit’ trade and cooperation agreement signals little if any changes to the evolution of the respective energy sectors.

What will it take in 2021 to push utilities over the...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids experts share their insights on the advances they expect in 2021 to accommodate an electric-fueled future

Europe’s NordLink enters operational trial run

The Nordlink interconnector, a 623-km long high-voltage direct current electricity interconnection has been energised.
adb maldives

Maldives renewables transformation receives $10m boost

The Asian Development Bank is increasing its financial aid to support the Maldives in securing its energy supply, modernise the grid, and decarbonise its generation network.
UK’s interconnectivity with Europe to rise sharply despite Brexit

UK interconnectivity with Europe to rise despite Brexit

A new study concludes that Britain’s interconnectivity with Europe will more than double in the next three years despite Brexit.
Siemens UK grid stabilzer

Construction begins on UK’s first grid stabilisation facility

Siemens Energy has started work to construct one of the UK’s first grid stabilisation facilities.
Iberdrola CEO and chairman Ignacio Galán

Iberdrola buys US utility in $8.3bn deal

Iberdrola is acquiring the primary electric utility in New Mexico in a deal valued at around $8.3 billion.

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