Nigerian Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Hassan Zarma, announced that the federal government is ready to invest $200 million in electric distribution companies in order to boost power supply across the country.
India: Larsen & Toubro’s Construction’s Power Transmission & Distribution business has been awarded $669.3 million worth of engineering procurement construction (EPC) contracts for several transmission and distribution projects, reports EBR.
USA, Maryland: FirstEnergy is set to invest about $156 million in 2018 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects in Potomac Edison's service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
USA, West Virginia: FirstEnergy will invest about $189 million in 2018 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects aimed to enhance service reliability and meet future economic growth for its customers in Mon Power's 34-county West Virginia service area.
USA, Pennsylvania: FirstEnergy expects to invest about $348 million in 2018 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to help enhance reliability for more than 560,000 customers in the Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) service territory in Pennsylvania.
Côte-d'Ivoire has received a loan from the International Development Association (IDA) to finance the Project for Transmission, Distribution and Access to Electricity (PTDAE) with plans to use part of the funds for the construction of the 225 kV source substations at Yopougon 1, Treichville and BiaSud.
Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group have approved a loan and a grant amounting to $101.46 million for the rehabilitation and upgrading of power transmission and distribution systems in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa.