Inadequate rainfall in the main catchment areas of Sri Lanka has reduced the country’s hydropower generating capacity, and as a result, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has entered into emergency power supply agreements to purchase 100 MW of temporary thermal capacity, to ensure uninterrupted power supply over the next six months.
The Kenyan utility Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has said that it plans to add 1745 MW for geothermal sources by 2025, as part of an attempt to reduce or end power generation from fossil fuels in the country.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is financing the construction of four biogas CHP plants across Belarus.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan, has said that the country will completely phase out furnace oil-based power generation to mitigate oil’s negative impact on the environment.
Musandam Independent Power Project (IPP), a 120 MW power plant supplied by Wärtsilä, has been inaugurated in northern Oman.
MAN has announced the launch of its latest in the line of its diesel engines, the 26 MW MAN 20V45/60.
Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has announced the arrival of what it claims is the world’s largest ship-mounted power generation facility, the 470 MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan, in Ghana.
GE’s Distributed Energy has announced that it is providing its Jenbacher biogas engine technology and its myPalnt Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions for three new landfill power production sites in Turkey.
APR Energy has announced that it will be using GE TM2500 mobile gas turbine gensets to provide new generation capacity to South Australia ahead of the summer.
South Australia’s biggest power producer and retailer AGL has announced plans to build a new $295 million gas-fired unit to replace part of the ageing Torrens Island power station.