A 9.8 MW solar power plant will be built at the site of Dangjin Eco Power’s coal-fired power plant in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea.
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for input on the development of small-scale, modular coal-based power plants for the future.
The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has signed a joint venture agreement with China Huadian Hong Kong Company Ltd (CHDHK) to construct a 1320 MW coal-fired power plant in Maheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh at an estimated cost of $2 billion.
Alinta Energy has made a formal offer to buy AGL’s Liddell coal-fired power station, in New South Wales, Australia, for AU$250 million.
Siri Jirapongphan, Thailand’s Energy Minister, said that the country is expected to increase the share of electricity generated by coal to diversify its fuel mix for generation.
ContourGlobal, a London-based power generation company, is still seeking acquisitions in Brazil after abandoning talks to buy two coal-fired power plants from Engie of France.
FirstEnergy Corporation of the USA has announced that its nuclear and coal power plant units filed for bankruptcy court protection on 31 March, 2018.
Redondo Peninsular Energy has terminated a $940 million contract awarded to Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction in 2016 for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.
The Bangladesh Government has announced that three coal-fired power plants will be constructed in the country by Chinese companies.
South Korea’s coal-fired power generation reached new highs in 2017, despite government efforts to switch to renewable sources.