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Burj Power and Harbin Electric Ink Deal for 500MW Coal Plant

Taking an initiative for low cost power generation, Burj Power Corp (Burj) is developing the first phase of a 500 (4x125) MW power plant at Port Qasim Karachi with Harbin Electric. Burj Power is a UAE based power project development and advisory firm developing projects in key markets of Middle East, Asia and Africa. It is also developing three wind power projects in Pakistan. The Company is a part of the B ...

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Taipower Will Submit Nuclear Plant Proposal in June

ITaiwan Power Co (Taipower) chairman Hwang Jung-chiou yesterday said the company plans to submit its proposal for the last additional budget allocation for finishing the construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant — the Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei City’s Gongliao District — to the Legislative Yuan in June.nu At Taipower’s group offering event for the arrival of the Lunar New Year yesterday, ...

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NTPC Express Doubts Over Sri Lankan Venture

NTPC Ltd has informed the government that it cannot accept the fresh terms set by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) for its proposed 500-MW project in Sri Lanka. Indicating its willingness to withdraw from its maiden overseas venture, the state-owned power generator has sought permission to pull out two of its top functionaries from the island nation. NTPC and CEB had inked an agreement in 2011 for jointly ...

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China’s State Grid Corp to Boost UHV

China's State Grid Corp, the country's largest power distributor, will invest over 300 billion yuan ($48 billion) in power grid construction in 2013, of which around 52 billion yuan will be allocated to the construction of ultra-high voltage (UHV) transmission lines, the company said in a statement released Thursday.
Total investment in power grid construction in 2013 will remain the same as in 2012. Howeve ...

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Controversial Kishanganga Project to Begin Construction

India will shortly start construction on Rs.3,642.04 crore Kishanganga hydropower project after International Court of Arbitration at The Hague having ruled in its favour. Pakistan had questioned the “legality of the construction and operation of an Indian hydro-electric project” under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960. India had said that building the dam was within its rights. The treaty regulates the use o ...

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Hydro to Help Reduce Power Shortages in Thailand this April

Additional water will be released from Vajiralongkorn dam in Kanchanaburi province in April to power extra hydro-electricity generation when gas supplies from Myanmar are disrupted for routine maintenance. After discussions with the Royal Irrigation Department and other government agencies under the Water Monitoring Sub-committee, Kitti Tancharoen, assistant governor of the EGAT, said it was agreed that 35 ...

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Odisha to Develop their 2,000MW Hydro Potential

Odisha will set up a dedicated public sector company, Green Energy Development Corporation, to provide focused attention to developing small hydro power projects in the state, quoted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. "We have developed several hydro power plants in the state with an installed capacity of about 2,100 MW. Of late, the ratio of hydro power in the mix of power is reducing because the demand for po ...

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Mitsubishi Rayon Team Up with Greentech to Bolster Water Treatment

Mitsubishi Rayon Co. has entered into a distributor agreement with the Vietnamese engineering firm Greentech Environment Joint Stock Co. to strengthen its water treatment-related businesses in Vietnam. Through Greentech, Mitsubishi Rayon will market membrane bio-reactor (MBR) hollow fiber membranes for use in wastewater treatment equipment installed in hospitals, hotels, factories and other facilities. Esta ...

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Pakistan Finally Decides to Determine Solar Power Tariff

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has finally decided to determine the upfront solar power tariff for projects on the basis of proposed 23.2934 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) as laid down by the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB). An official document said Nepra has decided to initiate suo motu proceedings for determining upfront solar power tariff for projects on the basis of ...

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JinkoSolar Will Provide China Three Gorges with 600 MW of Solar Panels

JinkoSolar announced this week that it has signed an agreement with China Three Gorges New Energy Corporation to deliver a total of 600MW of high-efficiency solar panels. The three-year strategic cooperation agreement between the two companies will run from 2013 to 2015, and make use of JinkoSolar’s solar panels in an installation in western China. “We are very pleased to sign this long term large contract ...

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