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AIIB Loans $100 Million USD for Power Transmission Network

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has planned to help India improve its power transmission network and expand the use of solar and wind energy with a loan of 100 million U.S. dollars. The loan approved by the Board of Directors of AIIB involves co-financing of 50 million U.S. dollars from the Asian Development Bank. This was the fourth co-financing made by AIIB and ADB, two major multilateral deve ...

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ADB Funds $152 Million to Upgrade Nepal’s Transmission Network

The Asian Development Bank will provide a USD 152 million to Nepal for the implementation and enhancement of its power transmission and distribution, officials said here today. The Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Nepal’s Ministry of Finance signed the loan agreement in Kathmandu. The aid will be granted to the Power Transmission and Distribution Efficiency Enhancement Project (PTDEEP) which su ...

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China’s New Transmission Prices Imminent

China said on Tuesday it will set new power transmission prices by the end of October, in its latest effort to liberalise the power market and promote trading of electricity across different regions. Beijing has made a series of moves to open up the country's monopolised power market since late 2015, including launching a power trading scheme for eight provinces and reducing power distribution prices. Power ...

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Huawei Transform PEA Transmission Network Thailand

After thoroughly analyzing Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA)'s requirements, Huawei developed a unified transmission solution customized specifically for PEA. The solution enabled PEA's transmission and transformation network to be upgraded using customized network migration tools, entering a new stage. "PEA's modernized power transmission and transformation network provided by Huawei enables unified p ...

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Pakistan needs massive investment in energy infrastructure

Pakistan needs massive investment in energy infrastructure as the country endures one of the region’s highest numbers of power outages, causing heavy losses to industry, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday. The ADB, in a report, said Pakistan faces 31 power outages in a typical month – a little better as compared to 51 in Nepal and 65 in Bangladesh. “On average, firms in developing Asia experie ...

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ABB & Powergrid India $640m Transmission Link

ABB has teamed up with India’s national electricity grid operator Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) in a mega project worth over $640 million for ABB to deliver a transmission link that will have the capacity to bring reliable electricity to more than 80 million people. The Raigarh-Pugalur 800 kilovolt (kV) ultra-high-voltage direct current (UHVDC) system will connect Raigarh in Central In ...

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Avantha in PLN contract win

Critical equipment for a project to improve the Indonesian transmission grid Transformers to be manufactured in CG’s world-class facility in Indonesia To be installed at more than 100 substations and power plants all over Indonesia Avantha Group Company CG has won a significant order of USD 105 million (INR 720 crore approx.) from PT PLN, the state-owned electricity company of Indonesia, to manufacture and ...

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New Power Station for Port Augusta

ONE of the world’s biggest companies is planning to build a major gas-fired power station in the state’s north, which has the potential to ease South Australia’s electricity supply crisis. Pimagazine Asia has been told Powerchina wants a 250-megawatt generator, costing about $350 million, to be operating in South Australia by mid-2018. If it proceeds, the Powerchina station would have baseload power generat ...

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Asia leads transformer growth!

A transformer is a static electro-magnetic electrical device which operates on Faraday’s law of electromagnetism by converting electrical energy from one value to another. Single phase transformers are electrical devices which transfer energy between circuits through electromagnetic induction. This type of transformer generally consists of two electrical coils of wire, known as primary winding and secondary ...

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Solar Power Cable is Viable for Indonesia

A private consultant believes an undersea cable to export solar power from the North West to Indonesia is financially viable even with its likely $6 billion to $10 billion construction cost. Geoff James, a consultant hired by Pilbara Development Commission, toldWestBusiness the ambitious subsea cable project would establish an underwater link to transport solar power from the Pilbara and Kimberley to Java i ...

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