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KEPCO Nuclear plant in Abu Dhabi set to be operational in five years

Abu Dhabi's nuclear power plant is "on track" to go online by 2017. Thousands of workers have been deployed at Baraka, a remote site on the emirate's coast, to build the US$20 billion (Dh73.46bn) power station in partnership with Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, the Abu Dhabi Government company overseeing the programme. "The target is fixed," said Hee-Yong Lee, the senior vice president for overseas nuc ...

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Revised PDP requires B800bn to build power infrastructure

The revised Power Development Plan (PDP) spanning 2013-30 requires a total budget of 800 billion baht for power plants and transmission lines, said the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat). The PDP, which was revised a month ago, aims to add 55,000 megawatts of new capacity by 2030, said Pongdith Potchana, Egat's deputy governor for corporate social responsibility. Based on the country's aver ...

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Power export project for Aurecon in Cambodia / Thailand

Aurecon’s Energy team has recently been engaged by Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holdings (RATCH) to carry out a feasibility study into the Koh Kong Power Project in western Cambodia. RATCH is Thailand’s largest independent power producer and is developing the project in order to export electricity from Cambodia to supply Thailand’s fast growing electricity demand. Paul Godden, an Associate in our Energ ...

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US Xylem Wins Wastewater Contract for Mumbai Metro Rail

US-based water technology provider Xylem today said it has bagged an order to develop wastewater treatment and recycling system for the Mumbai metro rail project. The system will cater to the entire wastewater treatment needs of the metro project. It incorporates a 1.2 million litre capacity sewage treatment plant with wastewater recycling capabilities, the company said in a statement here. Value of the con ...

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X-Flow commissions Chinese Water Projects

Three water-reuse projects for oilfields in China that use Pentair X-Flow ultrafiltration (UF) membrane technology have been commissioned recently. Produced-water treatment systems that incorporate X- Flow membrane technology, followed by either reverse osmosis or ion exchange, offer the opportunity to produce low-salinity reinjection water for enhanced oil recovery. This lower salinity water can have a pos ...

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TNB wins the Prai combined cycle bid

Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has won the international bid to develop a new Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plant (Track 1) in Prai, Penang worth RM3 billion. Chairman of the Energy Commission, Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Tajuddin Ali, said with the bidding results out, TNB can now build, operate and own the integrated gas turbine power plant with a capacity of 1,071 MW and a tariff of 34.7 sen/kWh. The plant is scheduled for ...

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