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APGenco receive final approval from the Ministry for three 800 MW supercritical projects

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Kiran Kumar Reddy has directed APGenco to commence work on three projects with total installed capacity of 2,400 MW. These projects will be based on supercritical technology and have capacity of 800 MW each. APGenco was asked to complete these thermal power stations in the State within three years. The total cost of these three thermal power stations is expected to be about R ...

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PLN want regulation on palm trade to get priority on domestic use for biomass projects

Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil producer, needs to consider limiting the export of palm-kernel shells (PKS) to ensure supplies of the biomass material, as the country struggles to decrease its dependency on fossil fuels, state utility firm PT PLN says. PLN’s construction director, Nasri Sebayang, said that many developers in Indonesia had expressed an interest in building PKS-fired power plants. “Ho ...

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EVN are confident of bringing 1440 MW into operation during 2013 for the Vietnam grid

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has announced plans to place six power generation turbines in operation, with a combined capacity of 1,440 MW, in 2013. They include two 300-MW turbines at the Nghi Son 1 thermal power plant in Thanh Hoa province, two 110-MW turbines at the Ban Chat hydropower plant in Lai Chau province and two 300-MW turbines at the Quang Ninh 2 thermal power plant in Quang Ninh province. The u ...

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NTPC and Chhattisgarh are going geothermal in a big move for India

Chhattisgarh government has decided to establish the first Geothermal Power Plant of the country in the newly formed Balrampur district of the state. A memorandum of understanding in this connection was signed on Sunday between National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA). "State government has granted permission for the installation of a Geothermal ...

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Tianjin Electric Power Company are to invest 7 billion yuan on smart grid project

North China's port city of Tianjin is to invest some 7 billion yuan to speed up smart grid construction, according to a source with Tianjin Electric Power Company. The investment will mostly go to main electric grid construction as well as power distribution network construction and upgrades, according to the source. Main construction works include Jinghai 500 KV power transmission and transformation projec ...

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France provides major funding to Vietnam for new transmission line

A loan agreement of EUR75 million was recently signed between France and Vietnam for the Pleiku-Cau Bong transmission line . This signature marks a new and important stage in France's commitment to support the economic development of Vietnam, through the strengthening of its electricity network. The project's high-voltage (500kV) electric transmission line will connect Pleiku to Cau Bong, on a 437 km route ...

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Bangladesh transmission sector undergoing reform for private sector opportunity

Bangladesh is likely to enact a new law, named Electricity Bill, 2013, this year, replacing the century-old Electricity Act of 1910 in order to strengthen the power sector. The Power Cell, the government’s policy wing for the sector, is currently working on the proposed Electricity Bill, 2013. The new law would focus on decentralisation of the power sector without triggering the earlier-adopted policy-led r ...

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PLN are to face devastating delays for 36 geothermal projects

State utility firm PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) announced this week several geothermal power plant projects might be delayed for years due to a variety of issues including land acquisition and technical problems, which is a huge blow for an industry that offers such potential to the Indonesian energy crisis. PLN construction director Nasri Sebayang said that 36 out of 52 geothermal projects included i ...

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State Grid Corp of China in talks to purchase another 25% stake in ElectraNet

State Grid Corp. of China, the world’s largest utility by revenue, is in talks to buy Hastings Funds Management’s 25% stake in South Australia state power transmission grid operator ElectraNet for up to 400 million Australian dollars (US$415 million). In November, State Grid bought Powerlink Queensland’s 41.1% stake in ElectraNet for around A$500 million and at a similar valuation, a deal with Hastings coul ...

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Indian Ministry of Environment and Forestry to grant environmental clearance only to projects with high grade coal

India will grant environmental clearance only to the import of high-grade coal, which could stymie plans of boosting power generation capacity at large plants that depend on overseas fuel supply. In the face of chronic and severe power shortages, India aims to build at least 16 power plants capable of generating as much as 4,000 megawatts (MW) each, referred to as ultra-mega power projects (UMPPs). Of these ...

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