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Petratherm to Diversify with Fossil Fuel Investments

Talk of switching to a floating carbon price was less than 24 hours old when one renewable energy company revealed plans to join, rather than beat, the fossil fuel industry. After years of trying to commercialise geothermal energy in the South Australian outback, ASX listed Petratherm announced plans to diversify into shale oil and gas in Tasmania. ”This decision by Petratherm to extend into unconventional ...

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China’s Third Largest Hydropower Station Begins Operation

China's second-largest hydropower station became operational Monday with its first power generating unit officially starting work after a three-day test run. The No. 13 power generating unit with a capacity of 770,000 kw at the Xiluodu hydropower station started providing electricity to the China Southern Power Grid, its operator China Three Gorges Corporation said in a statement. With a total generating ca ...

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EVN Borrows VND14.5 Trillion for Lai Chau Hydropower Plant

Under the agreement, Vietcombank serves as the lead manager to arrange the syndicated loan of VND14.5 trillion, or roughly US$700 million, with the participation of other co-lenders namely Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank), Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) and Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank). Lai Chau hydropower plant project, comprising of t ...

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GVK Power Seeks Tapering Linkages for Punjab Power Project

GVK Power has asked the government to consider its request for tapering linkages to meet the coal requirement of its 540 MW thermal power plant in Punjab, saying that if allocation is done the company will then be in a position to begin electricity generation from next month. "We request your kind consideration for approval of our request for a tapering linkage which will enable the company to start generat ...

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TNB & Kharafi National Sign RM1Billion Contract with Kuwait’s MEW

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, TNB Repair and Maintenance (TNB REMACO) and Kharafi National of Kuwait recently signed with Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW) for the Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of Shuaiba North Co-Generation (Power & Distillation) Plant in Kuwait. The seven year contract is valued at KD88.882million (approximately RM1.0billion ...

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NTPC Aim for a Five Year Development for 1600 MW Darlipali Plant

NTPC is hopeful of commissioning its 1600MW thermal power plant at Darlipali village in Sundargarh district within five years. "We have received both land and environment clearance for the project. There is a positive development on forest clearance as well. Hopefully, we will complete the project in five years," said NTPC chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) Arup Roy Choudhury. The central PSU has proposed ...

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International Review Backs New Wastewater Systems

An international peer review has backed Christchurch City Council's decision to replace the gravity wastewater system in Parklands with a new pressure wastewater system. The Council is introducing new wastewater technology as part of the rebuild of earthquake-damaged infrastructure to build stronger systems, better able to withstand any future earthquakes. City Water and Waste Manager Mark Christison says t ...

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Philippine-Based Ayala Corporation Will Connect 81 MW by 2014

Philippine-based conglomerate Ayala Corporation will be connecting a wind power project to the grid by 2014. In a statement, Ayala Corporation announced that their wholly owned subsidiary AC Energy Holdings, Inc. has signed an investment framework agreement and shareholders’ agreement with UPC Philippines Wind Holdco I B.V. and the Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure Fund (PINAI) to form a joi ...

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Water Utilities Australia Move to Privatise Yankalilla Water Works

A move to privatise the Yankalilla district’s water and waste services will be discussed with the community. Water Utilities Australia (WUA) has talked with the council about taking over its Community Wastewater Management Systems (CWMS). If it happened, the company would buy all water and sewerage operations and associated infrastructure at Normanville, Yankalilla, Myponga Beach, Second Valley and Wirrina ...

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Tamil Nadu’s Government Consider More Desalination Solutions on Coastline

Tamil Nadu government is mulling over a proposal to set up a string of desalination plants across its 1,000km long coastline following excessive exploitation of groundwater resources in the coastal areas. While Chennai Metrowater has set up two desalination plants in Minjur and Nemmeli with a capacity to treat 100 million litres of water a day, Tamil Nadu water supply and drainage board has established a pl ...

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