Two reactors at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa power station in Niigata Prefecture run by Tepco have cleared the safety standards set by the Japanese Government, becoming the first of the utilities idled units to pass tightened screening.
Siemens has received a €200 million order from Pakistan for a complete power island for the new combined cycle Punjab Power Plant Jhang.
Siemens Gamesa has been chosen to develop India’s first large commercial hybrid wind-solar project, where a 28.8 MW solar facility will be connected to an existing 50 MW wind farm.
Korea Southern Power Co (KOSPO) has announced that it will be making significant investments into new and renewable energy projects.
The Indian state of Karnataka may be facing power shortages in the coming days, as the state’s coal-fired power plants face a critical drop in coal supply, with stocks available for just one day.
French energy firm Engie and Dubai’s private equity firm Abraaj Group have announced a partnership to build a wind power platform in India.
China and the UK are collaborating on the development of the next generation of offshore wind power capacity, with a focus on identifying the best locations for new installations, and making them more resilient to harsh weather conditions including typhoons and earthquakes.
In 2013, the Japanese Government partially relaxed restrictions on the use of farmland for solar power generation, provided it was simultaneously used for agriculture.
Engineers of state-run Ceylon Electricity Board have given notice of trade union action over a generation plan that they claim show LNG power plants were shown to be cheaper than coal.
GE has signed an agreement with Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL), a Special Purpose Vehicle set up by Sapphire Textile Mills, to provide and install a 150 MW wind power project in Jhimpir, Pakistan.