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RADical substation solution

Electric utilities need to transfer processing data in real-time between substations to support a wide range of applications, including telecontrol, security and metering and other SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) transmissions.

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The European Commission has warned the French government that it will face a probe if it goes ahead with plans for a g300m ($327m) bail-out of Alstom, the troubled engineering group.

CLP buys Powergen assets for $115m

CLP Power International Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CLP Holdings Limited of Hong Kong said Wednesday that it had reached a deal to buy out its UK partner Powergen's stakes in three power projects in Asia and Australia for $115 million.

Closing the lid on Pandora’s box

"At first the life of man on earth was happier than it is now, and then misery and discontent gradually crept in…" Most of us know the story (although versions vary) of Pandora's box from Greek mythology.

Australia’s Loy Yang Power considers float option

The three owners of Australia's Loy Yang power station are considering a flotation worth more than $1bn among a range of options for the asset.

World News: asia-pacific

Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has admitted to falsifying records and violating safety regulations at three of its largest nuclear power plants. A total of 29 cases of cracks or minor structural damage was found in the company's nuclear reactors, leading to concerns over safety in Japan's nuclear power industry.

CLP to invest in mainland power project

Hong Kong's China Light & Power (CLP) is to take a 70 per cent stake in a 2.5bn yuan ($302m) power project in China's western province of Guizhou, according to a statement by the company Tuesday.

Around the Globe: asia-pacific

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is set to double its power output by 2010 to 16 GW at a total cost of $25bn.

CLP strike power deal with Guangdong Guangdian

A shortage of power in China's Guangdong province has led to an agreement between CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. and Guangdong Guangdian PowerGrid Group Co, in which the Hong Kong utility will sell 1bn kWh of electricity over the next two years.

Asia-Pacific

Malaysia's power utility, Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is looking to sell its entire share in its independent power producers (IPPs) by August next year to accumulate a cash pile of between MYR1.5bn ($395m) and MYR2bn.

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