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Guantang Wastewater Treatment Plant To Go Online this Year

The phase one project of the Guantang wastewater treatment plant, which has the capacity to process 40,000 tons of wastewater per day, is expected to go into use this year. The plant, which is located in Liudong New District, is the first wastewater treatment plant in the area. It is expected to be Liuzhou’s best facility for wastewater treatment. The water treated by the plant will reach China’s top-level ...

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Thailand plans Bt12 billion investment in transmission system

The Thai Energy Ministry is seeking Cabinet approval of a Bt12-billion project to improve electricity-transmission capacity in the Eastern region in preparation for the completion of new power plants. The capacity improvements, to be carried out by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, will cover Rayong, Chachoengsao and Chon Buri. According to Egat, the economic internal rate of return of the p ...

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K-Water Closer to Bagging Angat Plant Deal

Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-Water), the leading water resources and power firm in South Korea, on Thursday signified its agreement to the water protocol governing the operations of the 246 MW Angat hydropower plant in Bulacan. This was formalized in a memorandum of agreement signed by representatives of K-Water and state-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp., according to PSALM preside ...

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Controversy over the Mekong “Friendship Bridge”

The 'friendship' bridge across the Mekong River between Thailand and Laos may prosper trade at the cost of destabilizing livelihoods. As the fourth "friendship" bridge across the Mekong River, between northern Thailand and Laos, waits to open later this year, agreements for a fifth one, also between Thailand and Laos, and a sixth, between Laos and Myanmar, have just been announced. When these bridges, and m ...

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Sinovel Busted for False Figures

On 11 April, the Beijing Bureau of the China Securities Regulatory Commission handed Sinovel an official document demanding it to take measures to correct its accounts. The bureau said Sinovel gave incorrect bills, data and financial records on some businesses, which resulted in a false increase of net profits in 2011. This violated the management measures on information disclosure of listed companies. The ...

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Opposition from Bangladesh Halts Power Projects in Meghalaya

Bangladesh has opposed construction of two hydro-based power projects along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya until India and Bangladesh signs a water sharing agreement. Meghalaya power minister Clement Marak told the assembly on Wednesday that Bangladesh has said the construction of the two dams will have adverse impact on Bangladesh sides, while replying to the Call Attention motion moved by Shillon ...

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Clenergy and CGN Solar Energy Team Up for 300MW of Chinese PV Projects

Clenergy International, a manufacturer of PV mounting products, and CGN Solar Energy, a Chinese solar power provider, have signed an investment and development agreement for several projects in Lijiang, China. As part of the plans, the two companies will work with the Lijiang government to execute the proposed projects and invest a total of RMB3.9 billion. In total, the projects will have a combined capacit ...

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KEPCO in search for another site in Luzon to increase capacity

Korea Electric Power Corp., an energy firm owned by the South Korean government, is currently looking at potential sites in Luzon where it can put up a new power facility. According to Kepco Philippines president and CEO Kyu-Beng Hwang, the company plans to conduct a study that will look into the viability of its proposed power project as soon as it has chosen a site. They are hoping to conduct the feasibil ...

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ADB Loans $85m for 57MW of Solar Power in Thailand

The Asian Development Bank will provide USD 85 million in loans to Solarco to build three solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants in Thailand, which together will have a capacity of 57 MW.

 ADB will provide a USD 52 million loan in Thai baht to Solarco, as well as another USD 33 million loan through its Clean Technology Fund, which is part of the Climate Investment Fund implemented by multinational developmen ...

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China Longyuan Power Pulls Out of Australian Wind Farm Auction

Competition for a stake in an Australian wind farm is thinning, after a key shortlisted party pulled its interest. China Longyuan Power Group Corp won’t submit a final offer in an auction for a stake in Boco Rock wind farm. China’s largest wind-power producer had been shortlisted alongside Thailand’s Electricity Generating PCL as potential buyers of a stake in the New South Wales state wind farm, The Wall S ...

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