The Philippines’ Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it intends to fast-track implementation of two renewable energy policies, following President Duterte’s directive to reduce the country’s dependence on coal.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has announced that it will decommission its Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant.
Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Cheng Loong Corporation (CLC) for a CFB steam generator for its Chupei Mill in Taiwan.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured an order to supply seven SG 4.5-145 offshore wind turbines for No 5 Thanh Hai 1 wind farm, located 2-5 km off the Vietnamese coast.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it will open a new offshore wind factory at Jeiyang’s Offshore Wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong, and will establish a new Operation and Development Centre in the city of Guangzhou.
China has launched its longest extra-high voltage (EHV) power transmission line, connecting the far western region of Xinjiang and the eastern province of Anhui.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has established MHPS (Philippines) Plant Services Corporation as a new company to provide services for thermal power generation facilities in the Philippines.
State-owned China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced that it has completed construction of the outer containment dome of the Karachi Unit 2 nuclear power plant in Pakistan.
Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) has announced that it has been selected as a preferred bidder for the construction and operation of the 200 MW Dededo natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Guam.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order to supply offshore wind turbines for the 376 MW Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project in Taiwan.