Power Networks

News about power networks worldwide

Which African nations have the lowest mains electricity coverage and how will improvements increase...

As a citizen of a developed nation, I sometimes take for granted the infrastructure that I work and live in. In the UK nearly...

Zero Emissions Climate and Clean Energy; A Southern Governor’s Plan

Following the past two catastrophic hurricanes as well as devastating floods in the past 3 years in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper, has proposed...

Battery Fault caused Ipswich Hospital Generators to Fail

The BBC has reported that the standby power failure at Ipswich hospital was caused by a battery. The battery, which was powering...

UK Power outage – Was Wind Power to blame

Last week the UK suffered a serious outage of power from the National Grid which affected almost a million people and brought the east...

National Grid: Backup Plan Required

Following the UK's power cut that affected almost one million electricity users on Friday the government has promised a full investigation into...

UK Power Suffers Huge Outage

Image Credit: Martin Bodman The UK power grid suffered a huge outage that affected almost one million people today....

Huge Rufijii hydropower begins construction in Tanzania

Image Credit: xLibber President John Magufuli of Tanzania marked the beginning of construction of the Rufiji power plant...

Argentina Suffers Power Network Failure

Argentina suffered a major power outage today which left the country almost entirely without power. Its neighbour Uruguay suffered equally as badly...

UK national grid uses more STOR and frequency response.

The UK National Grid’s has recently released an annual Power Responsive report which shows the electricity system operator relied more heavily demand-side response in...

Hitachi Cancels £16bn Nuclear Power Station in Wales

The UK nuclear power station to be built in Wales is to be scrapped. Hitachi has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion pound UK...