A unit of China Three Gorges Corporation has announced that it will construct a $151 million floating solar power plant, the largest in the world, in the Chinese province of Anhui.
India has moved closer to signing a tripartite Inter-Government Agreement (IGA) involving Russia and Bangladesh for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
GE Power has announced that it has been selected by the Jiangsu Etern Company Limited to supply its LMS100 gas turbine for a 100 MW simple cycle natural gas-fired power plant located in Shahjibazar in Bangladesh.
Beijing has said that it should be feasible to scrap the subsidy support for China’s wind power development by 2022, given the expected decline in generation costs from lower turbine costs and higher production yields.
Hydroelectric power plants owned by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) in India have produced 23 per cent more electricity from the months since April 2017 compared with the same period last year.
The Afghanistan Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Siemens and Bayat Power for the provision by Siemens of its SGT-A45 mobile gas turbine for a three-phase energy project in the country.
Pakistan has said that 14 coal-fired power plants, based on Thar coal, with a combined capacity of 6000 MW, will be installed by 2025.
Bill Gates’ nuclear firm TerraPower and the China National Nuclear Corporation have signed an agreement to develop a world-first nuclear reactor, one that uses the waste of other nuclear reactors as fuel.
A 3600 MW LNG-based power plant is to be built at Payra in Bangladesh.
The explosion at NTPC’s Unchahar power plant, in which the death toll currently stands at 39, may have been caused by the malfunctioning of fans designed to maintain pressure inside the boiler.