China has approved its first large battery storage pilot project as it seeks to maximise renewable energy output and improve grid stability.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected by ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy IPP, to provide 120 GE 2.5-132 turbines for the Gadhsisa Wind Farm in Gujarat, India.
Unit 1 of Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in China has completed its final regulatory test of continuous operation and full power for 168 hours, enabling the start of commercial operation.
Hitachi has reached a deal to acquire ABB’s power grid business for an estimated $7 billion.
A referendum in Taiwan resulted in voters opposing the Government policy of phasing out nuclear power by 2025.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has announced that it will extend a $310 million loan for India’s Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project.
Rosatom has announced that it will begin construction of a seventh unit at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China in 2021.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $227.7 million loan deal with Gulf SRC Company to build a 2500 MW combined cycle power plant in Thailand Chonburi Province.
South Korea capped operations of some coal- and oil-fired power plants at 80 per cent on 7 November, as most cities, including the capital Seoul, issued an air pollution advisory.
Shanghai Electric Gas Turbine Company and Ansaldo Energia have signed a contract worth about €60 million for the supply of the first Ansaldo Energia H-class GT36 gas turbine for the Minhang combined cycle power plant in China.