NTPC, India’s largest power company, has announced that it will not undertake any new coal-based generation for the next few years as part of measures to reduce its carbon footprint, and it will invest $3.5 billion to set up one of the world’s largest solar power parks at Kutch in Gujarat.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has held a launch ceremony in Taiwan for the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe.
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power announced that Shin-Wolsong Unit 2, a PWR with 1000 MW capacity, stopped operating at 9.44pm on 6 September.
Reliance Power has signed a partnership agreement with JERA, one of Japan’s largest power utilities, to jointly set up a 750 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant, Phase 1 of a project at Meghnaghat, Bangladesh.
Siemens has announced that it will modernise and commission six 80MW steam turbines to Hindustan Zinc Ltd, India’s leading zinc-lead mining company.
The Bangladesh Government has signed a $185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity.
Priyvrat Singh, Energy Minister of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, faced some embarrassment when power supply to the state Congress office failed during a press conference he was addressing.
China Power Hub Generation Company (CPHGC) has successfully started commercial operation of its 1320MW coal-fired power plant built under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) early harvest project.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won its first order with Alfanar in India for the supply of 206 units of the SG 2.2-122 wind turbine for two wind farms, totalling 453MW.
China General Nuclear (CGN) has announced that Unit 6 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in Guangdong province in China has met commercial operation conditions, and is now generating electricity.