Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade announced that the Vietnam National Coal Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin), the country’s state-owned coal miner, will boost production to meet rising demand.
Eskom of South Africa announced a new plan to procure engineering and maintenance services from OEMs in the coming months to supplement its skills base at its ailing coal-fired power stations.
Adani Power Ltd (APL). IHI Corporation, and Kowa have signed an MOU to study the feasibility of a modification to achieve 20 per cent liquid ammonia co-firing, increasing up to 100 per cent mono-firing, at the Adani Power Mundra coal-fired power plant in the Indian state of Gujarat.
AES Corp has announced that its subsidiary AES Indiana will cease using coal as a fuel source by 2025, which will involve closing the coal-fired units at its Petersburg Generating Station in Indiana, USA.
German energy group Uniper has announced it is working on a project to establish a hydrogen technology hub at the site of the 762 MW Gelsenkirchen-Scholven coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
South African state-owned utility Eskom has said it will reduce scheduled power following an improvement in generation capacity.
The European Commission has approved Romania’s plans to grant restructuring aid of up to €2.7 billion to the power company Complexul Energetic Oltenia (CE Oltenia).
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said that it anticipates that the rise in global electricity demand will slow over the next few years after a record 2021, but will still result in higher carbon emissions without rapid gains in low-carbon supply and energy efficiency.
A report from the research firm Rhodium Group said that US emissions jumped last year from the low levels caused by Covid lockdowns in 2020.
State-owned utility Elektroprivreda Bosne I Hercegovine (EPBiH) will install a 56 MW PV plant at the site of an ash and slag dump at the Tuzla coal-fired power plant in the north of Bosnia and Herzegovina.