SNC-Lavalin has signed an engineering service contract and a licensing agreement with China’s Third Qinshan Nuclear Power Company (TQNPC) to implement 37M Natural Uranium Equivalent (NUE) fuel, a mixture of depleted and recycled uranium, in Qinshan’s CANDU reactors Units 1 and 2.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladesh have signed agreements for $500 million in loans to develop an 800 MW natural gas-fired power plant in the country’s Khulna region, along with associated connections to natural gas and power transmission facilities.
Japan’s biggest utility, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has revealed plans to develop up to 7 GW of new renewable energy capacity, marking a major departure from nuclear.
Power generation from the Barapukuria coal-fired power plant in Dinajpur, Bangladesh has been stopped for an indefinite period.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said in its World Energy Investment 2018 Report that investment in India’s renewable energy sector overtook those made in the country’s fossil fuel-based power generation projects for the first time in 2017.
It has been reported that Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation, and officials from Uzbekistan have reached an agreement to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan.
Siemens and State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) of China have signed an MoU to confirm their intention of technology collaboration in the field of heavy duty gas turbines.
GE Power has announced that it will provide advanced boiler and steam turbine technology to power Pakistan’s first ultra-supercritical power plant in Deh Ghangiaro, Bin Qasim, Karachi.
The Japanese Government has approved an energy plan setting ambitious targets for nuclear energy use and sustains a programme for spent-fuel recycling.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that it will provide $500 million in loans for the construction of an 800 MW power plant in Khulna, Bangladesh.