September 20, 2021

Category: Electricity

Africa’s first fully automated high voltage substation is turned on by GE
Electricity, Energy

Africa’s first fully automated high voltage substation is turned on by GE

In Thiès, Senegal, Grid Solutions company of GE Renewable Energy (NYSE-GE) has completed the first entirely automated high voltage substation on African continent. The VINCI Energies West Africa will finish this critical 225 kV substation as part of Senegal’s national power utility Senelec’s transmission and distribution system reinforcement, expansion and reliability enhancement program. “The solid […]

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Texas’s Surge in Renewable Energy Prompts Questions about the adequacy of electricity generation
Electricity, Energy

Texas’s Surge in Renewable Energy Prompts Questions about the adequacy of electricity generation

Renewable energy accounted for one-quarter of the electricity consumption in 2020, up from 8% in 2010. There’s more on the way, with the solar capacity expected to quadruple by the year 2024 from current levels. Renewables require backup from many other power facilities to supply electricity demand because their availability is unpredictable. Meanwhile, Texas’s older coal, nuclear, […]

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