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Reuters: World needs $700bn in power grid upgrades

The world’s 16 largest power grids need to invest $700-billion over the next 10 years to cope with a rising share of renewable energy in mature economies and with soaring demand in emerging nations, French power grid RTE said. Read more

Terry Boston, CEO of PJM Interconnection, was elected as 2013 president of GO 15

Terry Boston, CEO of PJM Interconnection, was elected as 2013 president of GO15. PJM Interconnection operates the grid in 13 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. Mr. Boston assumes the role of president from Dominique Maillard CEO of Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE, Transmission System Operator of France) who will serve as vice president in theRead more

GO15 and the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER) committed to greater collaboration

On 26 June 2012, the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER) and GO15 (former Very Large Power Grid Operators Association – VLPGO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding signifying a joint commitment on the part of both organizations to share information and explore good practices relating to investment in power network project investment. The intention of bothRead more

GO15 calls for all IEC61850 stakeholders to take the appropriate actions in order to ensure the success of the standard

GO15 (VLPGO) calls for all IEC61850 stakeholders to take the appropriate actions in order to ensure the success of IEC61850 and to make sure the standard – and the technologies developed around it – remain sustainable and provide significant benefits for all stakeholders and the community. This statement addresses the main stakeholders involved in theRead more

The CEOs of the GO15 members have signed a Smart Grid Declaration committing themselves to a common vision on the importance of smart grids

The CEOs of the world’s 14 largest power grid operators have signed a “Smart Grid” Declaration, committing themselves to a common vision on the importance of smart grids to the transition to a carbon free society.  The Declaration was signed at the latest annual meeting of Very Large Power Grid Operators (VLPGO), held between 30 OctoberRead more



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