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MHI to License Flue-gas Desulfurization Technologies to BHEL

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has concluded an agreement with Bharat Heavy Electricals this (BHEL), a state-owned heavy electrical equipment manufacturer based in New Delhi, under which MHI will license its flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) technologies. The licensing agreement covers MHI's EPC technologies for limestone/gypsum-based and seawater-based flue-gas desulfurization systems for coal-fired boilers used ...

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TNB’s Ampang Substation Proceeding Smoothly

The construction of a 275/132kV transmission line and substation in Ampang to reinforce the National Grid System is proceeding smoothly without complaints from residents. This is in complete contrast to the protests by Cheras residents over a similar project in their locality some time ago. Councillor Meor Rithuan Mohamed Said said the project started about a year ago. “The only complaints I have received s ...

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India Keen to Finance Georgian Hydropower Projects

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Georgia Kakha Kaladze met with representatives of the State Bank of India and Trans Electric, an investing company of Khudoni HPP, on Wednesday. According to Kaladze, State Bank of India is interested in joining the Khudoni HPP funding. After the examination of the financial risks of the project, the State Bank of India will take a decision on allocating a loan fo ...

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Threat Of Vietnam Power Crisis Slowly Lifts

A steady flow of electricity from new energy projects should ensure that Vietnam avoids the power shortages that often bedeviled business operations last year. Tran Khac Thi, vice head of Electricity of Vietnam’s (EVN) Planning Section, offered this assurance during a meeting between the Ministry of Planning and Investment and representatives from ministries and localities regarding Vietnam’s production pro ...

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Northern Grid to Connect with Southern Grid by 2014

The Northern Grid will be connected with the Southern Grid on synchronous mode by 2014 with the completion of two 765 KV S/C transmission lines. These Two 765 kV S/C transmission lines from Raichur (Karnataka) to Sholapur (Maharashtra) are under construction. One line is being constructed by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. while the other is being constructed by M/s. Raichur Sholapur Transmission Compa ...

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Power Grid Corp Developing Advanced Grid Security System

State-run Power Grid Corp is developing an advanced grid security system, worth Rs 1,300 crore, as part of efforts to boost the country's electricity transmission network and stave off possible cyber attacks on the power systems. The proposed security system is part of larger measures being initiated by the Power Ministry to prevent recurrence of events like last year's massive collapse of grids that affect ...

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NTPC Rebids for Odisha’s Equipment as BGR Pulls Out

State-run generation utility NTPC has decided to call for fresh equipment supply bids for its 1,600 mw coal-fired power plant at Darlipalli in Odisha in the wake of one of the successful bidders in the earlier round, BGR Energy, pulling out of the project citing lack of progress. NTPC chairman Arup Roy Choudhury, who completed 12 years as head of public sector entities on Tuesday, confirmed the move but did ...

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Itron Announces New Smart Metering Lab & Knowledge Center in India

Itron hosted an inauguration ceremony on Tuesday for its first Smart Metering Lab and Knowledge Center in India, at Itron India (located in Noida). The Smart Metering Lab and Knowledge Center is a demonstration center to showcase and demonstrate Itron’s smart metering and AMI solutions. It will benefit local utilities, government officials and other groups by sharing insights and knowledge Itron has learned ...

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Silver Spring Enters Asian Smart Grid Market

Recently public smart grid player Silver Spring Networks has started working on a deal with Singapore utility Singapore Power to build a wireless smart grid network including smart meters. The deal is Silver Spring’s first in Asia and Silver Spring Executive Vice President, Global Development Eric Dresselhuys tells me he hopes it will be the “anchor customer in the region.” Asian markets are growing at a fa ...

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Bangladeshi Government Sees 500MW Power from Myanmar

The government is keen to import 500 MW of electricity from neighbouring Myanmar as part of its plan to meet a growing demand for power and keep the country’s economic development and trade unhurt. The government will make a formal proposal to the Myanmar authorities to initiate a power deal in this regard, an official concerned said. The Myanmar government in 2010 assured the government that they would sel ...

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