GE has announced that it has been awarded a contract with Toshiba Plant Systems and Services Corporation (TPSC) to supply major equipment for the CEL II 135 MW coal-fired power plant in Stung Hav, Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
On 21 April, Britain marked its first full day without using coal-fired power since the world’s first centralised public coal-fired power plant opened in 1882 at Holborn Viaduct in London.
A joint venture of India’s state-run NTPC (formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation) has decided to cut power supply to the three states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Telangana from its Vallure thermal station over non-payment of dues of around $250 million.
Kolkata-based India Power Corporation Ltd (IPCL), a Srei group company, has announced that it plans to acquire stressed assets in the power sector to double its generation business.
GE has announced the launch of its new global Powering Efficiency Centre of Excellence (COE), which aims to boost the efficiency of both new and existing coal-fired power plants and significantly reduce their emissions.
China’s National Bureau of Statistics has released its 2016 Statistical Communique on Economic and Social Development.
Korea Western Power (KOWEPO) of South Korea has announced plans to construct a 1200 MW coal-fired power plant in the Vietnamese central province of Quang Tri in 2018.
Sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions produced at power plants in the USA declined by 73 per cent from 2006 to 2015, a much larger reduction than the 32 per cent decrease in coal-fired generation over the same period, according to a recently released report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India Limited will increase power capacity by 2640 MW, according to Sarat Kumar Acharya, Chairman and Managing Director of NLC.
China has announced that it is suspending construction of 85 planned coal-fired power plants in a bid to meet a government coal capacity target laid out in its latest plan for social and economic development.