With the onset of the dry season in Nepal, power generation from the 70 MW Middle Marshyangdi Hydropower Project has fallen to around 30 MW, due to the significant drop in water level in the river basin.
Korea Western Power (KOWEPO) of South Korea has announced plans to construct a 1200 MW coal-fired power plant in the Vietnamese central province of Quang Tri in 2018.
Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India Limited will increase power capacity by 2640 MW, according to Sarat Kumar Acharya, Chairman and Managing Director of NLC.
Japan’s Renewable Energy Institute has published new data showing that the solar power boom in Japan accelerated dramatically in 2016.
The Pakistan Government has passed ownership of two pieces of land, each measuring 175 acres, to the China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Company (CET), owned by the State Grid Corporation of China.
China has announced that it is suspending construction of 85 planned coal-fired power plants in a bid to meet a government coal capacity target laid out in its latest plan for social and economic development.
Taiwan’s legislature has amended the country’s Electricity Act, with the intention of ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025, and liberalising the electricity market.
China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has said that it will invest 2.5 trillion yuan ($361 billion) into renewable power generation by 2020.