VIDEO: Weekly USA energy news wrap up


Keep up to date with the latest power and smart energy developments in the USA.

The highlights in this week’s news items, provided courtesy of our American partner publications, include:

    • The global energy storage market will surge to a cumulative 942 GW by 2040 according to a forecast from Bloomberg and EF
    • Richard Mihan, a Stanford Univerity researcher, has concluded that the failure Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydro project in Southern Laos can be attributed to the extended western arm of the resevoir being built on a sink hole
    • Siemens has launched an unmanned aerial vehicle technology called SIEAERO that incorporates artificial intelligence and machine learning to bring inspection of transmission lines to the next level
    • Exel Energy is buying the Mankato Energy Centre, a natural gas power plant from a subsidiary of Southern Company for $650 million