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First Grid-Connected Utility-Scale Solar and Storage Project for Australia

First Grid-Connected Utility-Scale Solar and Storage Project for Australia

The 13 MW Lakeland Solar and Storage Project in Queensland has started feeding electricity into the grid, becoming Australia’s first grid-connected, utility-scale solar and battery energy storage facility. And while ‘flicking the switch’ to connect Lakeland I to the grid, project developer and owner Conergy announced Lakeland Stage II. When completed, Lakeland I and II, will deliver solar electricity to the


Nordex Wins Twin Greek Windfarm Deals

The Nordex Group has won a contract from Hellenic Capital Partners for the construction of two neighbouring windfarms in Greece. Nordex will install 16 wind turbines of its N117/2400 and N100/2500 series. The company has also secured a 15-year service deal. Patxi Landa, chief sales officer of Nordex, said the deal is “a key step for our business

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Uncertainties Around FG’s 20-Year Power Transmission Plan

The recent announcement by the Federal Government of a 20-year electricity transmission development plan looks persuasive on the surface, like every other ambitious long-term plan the government has gone into. A document presented to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola by the Interim Managing Director of the Federal Government-owned Transmission Company


Power Supply Worsens as TCN Records 6 Systems Collapse

Investigation by Vanguard showed that the equipment include 1x150mva, 330/132kv T1A Mitsubishi power transformer in Jos, which was completely burnt, and will take N850 million to replace. Another major burnt equipment was the 1x30mva, 330/33kv T2 Toshiba transformer at Gusau substation, which would require N300 million for a total replacement. Other damaged equipment include: 1x100mva,

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Nigeria: Power for All, USAID, Others Set Up Taskforce On Clean Energy

Abuja — Top players in Nigeria’s Decentralised Renewable Energy (DRE) market have set up a multi-stakeholders taskforce to push through their target of providing access to modern, clean and affordable electricity to 20 million Africans, including Nigerians. The taskforce, which was recently inaugurated in Abuja, comprises the Power for All, US Global Development Lab, Power

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