Sempra Energy today announced an agreement to acquire Energy Future Holdings Corp., the indirect owner of 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, operator of the largest electric transmission and distribution system in Texas.
Ofgem has announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Galloper and Walney Extension windfarms off the coasts of Cumbria and Suffolk.
Terna and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement for a €130 million (US$153 million) loan in support of investments for the public component of the Piedmont-Savoy project, the new 320 kV direct current electricity interconnector that will link Italy and France.
Diamond Transmission Partners, a consortium comprising HICL Infrastructure and Diamond Transmission Corporation (DTC), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, has been selected as the preferred bidder for a new offshore electricity transmission link in UK.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III has reached its third close with total commitments reaching €1.9 billion (US$2.2 billion), after only 4 months of fundraising.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €300 million (US$338 million) loan agreement with Norwegian transmission system operator (TSO) Statnett for the completion of the NordLink Subsea Interconnector project between Germany and Norway.
The Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión) has awarded to the Italian based company Terna Plus the concession contract for the Aguaytía-Pucallpa Transmission project under a PPP basis.
The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) continues to support energy generation from renewable sources in Uruguay with the approval of a US$56 million financing package for a 500 Kv transmission line between the cities of Melo and Tacuarembó.
A consortium led by Macquarie Group has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in one of Australia’s biggest public energy companies.
Brazil's latest energy transmission auction attracted BRL12.7 billion (US$4 billion) in investments according to the country's power sector regulator company Aneel.
ENGIE Group has signed three partnership agreements in Jakarta to develop, co-finance, build, operate and maintain microgrid and other renewable energy projects in various parts of Indonesia, for a total value of US$1.25 billion over the next five years.
A consortium between Siemens and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has been awarded an HVDC order from Indian transmission operator Power Grid Corporation of India to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system.
Ofgem has invited companies to submit bids to own and run links to two offshore wind farms. The links will connect the Galloper wind farm off the east coast of England, and the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.
Anbaric, a developer of clean energy transmission and microgrid projects, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced a partnership to create a new development company, Anbaric Development Partners.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Cambodia has given green light to a power and a transmission project in a bid to address the increasing demand for electricity in the kingdom.
ProInversión, through its Committee on hydrocarbons and Energy Projects Pro Connectivity announces the call for its tender of Comprehensive Projects for awarding concession of the Guaranteed Transmission System (GTS)’s projects 500 kV Mantaro-Nueva Yanango-Carapongo Connection and Associated Sub-stations, 500 kV Nueva Yanango – Nueva Huánuco, 220 kV Tintaya-Azángaro Connection and Associated Sub-stations.
ABB has won an order worth around US$75 million to supply advanced converter transformers for the Belo Monte 800 kV ultra-high-voltage direct current transmission link.
Sterlite Power Transmission Limited has achieved financial closure for its transmission project that will increase electricity supply to residential, commercial and industrial establishments in Haryana, India.