Eskom has warned that the South African power system could take up to ten days to recover from the effects of the recently-resolved industrial action.
Zimbabwe has closed $1.4 billion funding for a 600 MW expansion project at the coal-fired Hwange power plant, drawing on financing from China’s Eximbank.
A large fire broke out at the Anpara Thermal Power Station in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India on 28 May.
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.