The Indian Government has announced that it is expediting the process of setting up new nuclear power plants in the country, with the expectation of reaching 15 GW of capacity by 2024.
The Philippine Department of Energy (DoE) has proposed a threshold of $70 million for power generation ventures to be declared as projects of national significance, simplifying the permitting and regulatory process.
China’s National Bureau of Statistics has released its 2016 Statistical Communique on Economic and Social Development.
With the onset of the dry season in Nepal, power generation from the 70 MW Middle Marshyangdi Hydropower Project has fallen to around 30 MW, due to the significant drop in water level in the river basin.
Korea Western Power (KOWEPO) of South Korea has announced plans to construct a 1200 MW coal-fired power plant in the Vietnamese central province of Quang Tri in 2018.
Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India Limited will increase power capacity by 2640 MW, according to Sarat Kumar Acharya, Chairman and Managing Director of NLC.
Japan’s Renewable Energy Institute has published new data showing that the solar power boom in Japan accelerated dramatically in 2016.
The Pakistan Government has passed ownership of two pieces of land, each measuring 175 acres, to the China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Company (CET), owned by the State Grid Corporation of China.
China has announced that it is suspending construction of 85 planned coal-fired power plants in a bid to meet a government coal capacity target laid out in its latest plan for social and economic development.
Taiwan’s legislature has amended the country’s Electricity Act, with the intention of ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025, and liberalising the electricity market.