Taiwan’s electricity grid has been under strain, and an outage at the country’s biggest gas-fired power plant resulted in a power outage affecting 6 million households on Tuesday.
Over the last two years, coal consumption in India has slowed to its lowest level in two decades, despite the economy growing at an annual 7 per cent.
Myanmar is in initial talks to buy electricity from China, according to officials in both China and Myanmar.
China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has announced that it is expanding its civil uranium supply chain to meet increased domestic demand and for global civil projects.
Susil Premejayantha, Sri Lanka’s Minister for Science, Technology, and Research, has said that Sri Lanka will soon be producing thin-film solar-cells on a commercial basis with technological cooperation from China as a means of popularising the use of solar panels for power generation.
The Pakistan Government has said that the first phase of the Thar coal-fired power projects will begin commercial operations by June 2019, about four months ahead of its deadline.
Hindustan Power has announced that it will be building 15 solar power projects in Japan by the middle of 2018, with an investment of about $230 million.
Siemens Gamesa has won an order for the Tolo 1 onshore wind project, its first order in Indonesia for 20 gearless SWT-3.6-130 wind turbines.
The India-Japanese civil nuclear deal was originally signed in November 2016, and it has now come into force, enabling Japan to export nuclear power plant technology as well as provide finance for nuclear power plants in India.
Indonesia Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of PLN, has announced that it has awarded a consortium of GE, Marubeni, and Hutama Karya an EPC contract for the Tambak Lorok Combined Cycle Power Plant Block 3 Project.