Transmission

Grid upgrades could shave $3trn off the world’s net-zero power transition

Countries could save $3trn in electricity decarbonisation costs for net zero by investing an additional $1.7trn in upgrading global transmission…

National Grid pays out billions to shareholders while investment in transmission network declines

Britain’s energy network operator National Grid has paid out almost £28bn ($34.3bn) in dividends to shareholders since privatisation, while the…

UK power lines can be built in half the time – report

The speed of delivery of the UK’s new strategic electricity transmission lines can be cut in half to around seven…

Weekly data: just one US state gets an ‘A’ for its interconnection policies 

The US power grid has an interconnection problem. Ineffective and outdated policies are preventing distributed energy resources like utility solar…

Britain wasted enough wind to power one million homes last year

Britain wasted enough wind power last year to power one million homes due to its outdated electricity grid, finds new…

It’s time for California to decide the future of its floating offshore wind industry

California’s political leaders want the state to lead the world in floating offshore wind power. Legislation signed by Governor Gavin…

Weekly data: A submarine electricity cable is coming under the Black Sea

The EU’s Global Gateway initiative, an international infrastructure development programme to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative, is poised to…

Baltic Sea renewables could be key to defending EU from Putin

Nine countries border the Baltic Sea. Eight are in the EU and the ninth is Russia. As the EU’s energy…

Australia’s electricity supply will fall short of demand without investment – AEMO

Australia faces electricity security of supply risks in all National Electricity Market (NEM) mainland regions within the next ten years,…

Integrated power grid would be economic boon for western US – study

Establishing a regional transmission organisation (RTO) for western states in the US would create as many as 657,000 jobs and…