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.
The $1 billion Petra Nova project, the world’s largest CO2 emission capture project from power generation has come into service in the USA, on time and on budget.
One third of the board governing the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in the USA has been vacated, with incoming President Trump to announce their replacements.