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Siemens to Build England-Scotland 2000 MW Undersea Electricity Link

A £1 billion contract has been awarded for the construction of the first sub-sea electricity link between Scotland and England, energy firms announced today. The 261-mile line will run from Hunterston in Ayrshire to a landing point on the Wirral peninsula and will have a 2,200 megawatt (MW) capacity. National Grid and ScottishPower have awarded […]

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Poor Monsoon, Blackouts…and All Roads Lead to Diesel

Just when folks all over (including at EAI – here and here) are trying to figure out how to reduce diesel consumption, a combination of calamities – poor monsoon and the recent blackout in north India – have ensured that the use of diesel has only skyrocketed, says this news report from Platts The good […]

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More Power Cuts and Higher Electricity Tariffs for Kerala?

A recent report says that the high-powered committee of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has decided to urge the State Electricity Regulatory Commission to allow realisation of higher power tariff from domestic consumers, who consume more than 150 units a month. Tamil Nadu first, Kerala a close second. And it does not just stop […]

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