Singapore has announced its intention to start a project to utilise ammonia as a fuel source for power generation.
Coal inventories at Indian power plants in the first half of October fell at their fastest rate in two years, with electricity demand boosting imports as fuel use outpaced supply.
GE Vernova’s Hydro Power business has completed the commissioning of four 175 MW Francis hydropower turbines and generators at the Zungeru project in Nigeria.
The 2 GW Lijiaxia Hydropower Station, believed to be the world’s largest double-row turbine arrangement, has started operation in China’s northwest Qinghai province.
Ge Vernova’s Gas Power business and Harbin Electric have announced that China’s State Development and Investment Corporation (SDIC) Jineng (Zhoushan) Gas Power Generation has ordered two GE 9HA.02 gas turbines for a new CCGT power plant located in the Zhoushan archipelago in Zhejiang Province, China.
Australian firms Southern Infrastructure and Kaizen ANZ have proposed partnering with the Philippine Government to develop a 40 MW thorium-fuelled nuclear power plant in the Philippines.
The city government of New Taipei has announced that Taiwan is preparing to launch its first commercial geothermal power plant which will draw energy from a volcano.
The energy think tank Ember has said that India needs to increase annual solar capacity additions by 36 per cent every year if it is to meet its 2027 target.
JERA, Japan’s biggest power generator, has announced that it will decommission three oil-fired power stations with a combined capacity of 2.6 GW at Hirono in eastern Japan in October 2023.
Hydropower generation in Asia has declined at the fastest rate in decades amid sharp declines in China and India, forcing a greater reliance on fossil fuels.