Uzbekistan has chosen a potential site for the construction of a nuclear power plant, at Tudakul Lake, located on the border of the Navoi and Bukhara regions of the country.
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) of the Philippines has announced that it will be converting all of its coal-fired facilities into biomass power plants using rice husks as feedstock.
China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) has acquired a 10 per cent stake by investing $3.9 million in Hub Power Companys (Hubco) subsidiary Thar Energy Limited (TEL), one of Pakistan’s first domestic coal-fired power projects at Thar coal block II.
GE Power has announced that NTPC and Tata Chemicals has selected its low NOx firing system to upgrade two coal-fired boilers in India.
Marubeni has announced plans to halve its coal-fired power generating capacity and that it will stop investing in new coal-fired power plants.
The Enterprise Sri Lanka project, launched by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, has received $50 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a rooftop solar power generation project.
Centrus Energy Corporation and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction have announced a MOU to explore opportunities to cooperate in providing manufacturing, engineering, and technical services and goods to the nuclear industry.
Siemens has signed a joint development agreement with Bangladesh’s state-run North-West Power Generation Company to develop a 3600 MW power plant at Payra in southern Bangladesh.
The Supreme Court of India has been informed that National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) have been directed by the Indian Government to comply with emission standards for sulphur oxide and particulate matter by the end of 2021.
Construction of Oma nuclear power plant in northern Japan, designed to use recycled fuel, has been delayed by two years, and will not start operation until at least 2026.