Vietnam plans to invest $10-11.5 billion a year between 2021 and 2030 on electricity generation and transmission, according to the latest draft Power Development Master Plan VIII.
The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has cut power generation and imposed load shedding as a result of severe coal shortages.
GE Renewable Energy has received an order from JSW Energy to supply 810 MW of onshore wind turbines for their planned wind farms in Tamil Nadu, India.
R. K. Singh, the Indian Power Minister, said that India is facing a possible energy supply problem in the coming months due to coal shortages and a post-pandemic surge in demand.
China’s northeastern region is being hit hard by electricity shortages brought about by limited coal supplies.
China’s President Xi Jinping said at a UN meeting that China will stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad.
CK Power, the power generation arm of CH Karnchang, is conducting a feasibility study into building a hydropower plant near Luang Prabang on the Mekong River in northern Laos.
Siemens Energy, along with its consortium partner CTCI Corporation, has announced they will build the 1.1 GW Sun Ba Power Phase II Combined Cycle Power Plant in Taiwan.
As part of the Indian government’s attempt to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply from thermal power projects, captive coal mine production has been directed to meet 85 per cent of their targets in a week, and state electricity distribution companies procuring power from imported coal-fired projects have been asked to meet their demand from such plants within two weeks.
The Sri Lankan Government has announced that it is stepping up efforts to achieve 70 per cent renewable energy share in power generation by 2030, in partnership with private sector investments.