China Starts to Build World’s Highest Ultrahigh-Voltage Electricity Transmission Project

China commenced the construction of the world’s highest ultrahigh-voltage electricity transmission project, from Southwest China’s Sichuan Province and Xizang Autonomous Region to Central China’s Hubei Province, media outlet the Sichuan Daily reported on Tuesday. The transmission project will transmit about 40 billion kilowatt hours of electricity including hydro electricity from …

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Exxon Overtakes Tesla in Market Cap

Exxon’s market capitalization rose above that of Tesla for the first time in two years as investors’ appetite for stable returns in energy stocks prevailed over their attachment to the tech and EV sectors. Bloomberg reports that since the start of the year the shares of the U.S. oil supermajor …

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France to Expand Electricity Interconnections with Ireland, Italy

Irish and French energy regulators confirmed that the Celtic Interconnector will be completed by 2027, despite a substantial re-evaluation of the project’s costs. The French grid operator also confirmed the partial launch of the Savoy-Piedmont electricity interconnection. The network operators behind the Celtic Interconnector project, an electricity connection between France …

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