Marubeni has announced plans to halve its coal-fired power generating capacity and that it will stop investing in new coal-fired power plants.
The Enterprise Sri Lanka project, launched by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, has received $50 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a rooftop solar power generation project.
Centrus Energy Corporation and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction have announced a MOU to explore opportunities to cooperate in providing manufacturing, engineering, and technical services and goods to the nuclear industry.
Siemens has signed a joint development agreement with Bangladesh’s state-run North-West Power Generation Company to develop a 3600 MW power plant at Payra in southern Bangladesh.
The Supreme Court of India has been informed that National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) have been directed by the Indian Government to comply with emission standards for sulphur oxide and particulate matter by the end of 2021.
Construction of Oma nuclear power plant in northern Japan, designed to use recycled fuel, has been delayed by two years, and will not start operation until at least 2026.
China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced that all 163 fuel assemblies have been loaded into the core of unit 4 at China’s Tianwan nuclear power plant.
China has demonstrated the use of a 200 kW biomass gasification power generator at Nyaungdon, in the Ayeyarwady region of Myanmar.
Pacifico Energy has started construction work on two solar power plants in Japan with a total combined capacity of 184 MW.
Sembcorp Energy India (SEIL) has announced that it has won a bid to supply 250 MW to Bangladesh for 15 years.