Redondo Peninsular Energy has terminated a $940 million contract awarded to Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction in 2016 for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.
EDF has said that it hopes the terms of the deal to build an EPR nuclear power plant in Jaitapur, India will be finalised by December 2018.
Inadequate rainfall in the main catchment areas of Sri Lanka has reduced the country’s hydropower generating capacity, and as a result, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has entered into emergency power supply agreements to purchase 100 MW of temporary thermal capacity, to ensure uninterrupted power supply over the next six months.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have begun the formal search for new grid-scale renewable energy projects for the three islands of Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii.
The Bangladesh Government has announced that three coal-fired power plants will be constructed in the country by Chinese companies.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a loan to B.Grimm Power, one of the largest power producers in Thailand, to develop and enhance renewable energy capacity in Asean member countries.
South Korea’s coal-fired power generation reached new highs in 2017, despite government efforts to switch to renewable sources.
Numerous projects to build large solar power facilities are underway in Vietnam, as the country tries to compensate for the anticipated power shortage likely to result from the recent cancellation of nuclear power plant construction projects.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has tested a large-scale gas turbine, which passed a firing test using a 30 per cent hydrogen fuel mix.
Myanmar is planning to double its electricity power capacity by 2021 by building natural gas-fired power plants, in a move to tackle chronic power shortages.