The Government of Laos has approved a plan by Evolution Power Investment Corporation (EPIC) of Singapore to develop of 1000MW coal-fired power plant in the southern province of Sekong.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to help PT Geo Dipa Energi (GDE), an Indonesian state-owned company, expand it geothermal power generation capacity by 110MW in Java, the country’s largest electricity grid.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it was selected by Powerica to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to be installed at the Rajkot and Khambaliya wind farms in Gujarat, India.
GE Renewable Energy, in consortium with Powerchina Zhongnan Engineering Corporation, has announced that it has been selected by Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to supply six Francis turbines and generators for Stage 1 of the new Dasu hydropower plant in Pakistan.
South Korea plans to start a shift away from thermal and nuclear power generation towards a larger proportion of renewable energy, aiming to reach 40 per cent share by renewable energy by 2034, up from the current 15 per cent.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $7.2 million loan with Lomligor Company, a subsidiary of BCPG Public Company Limited, to finance a 10MW wind power plant in southern Thailand.
Siemens Gamesa will supply and commission a hybrid energy project in Puerto Galera on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines.
South Korea plans to shut a total of 15.3GW of coal-fired capacity by 2034, according to a draft of the country’s ninth basic electricity plan.
According to analysis by India Ratings and Research, the power demand in India declined for March and April amid the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan to help supply renewable energy to Mongolia by installing its first large-scale advanced battery energy storage system (BESS).