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Capacity Augmentation and Distribution Grid Automation will be the focus for Transmission and Distribution Sector in Asia Pacific

It is expected that transformation in the key areas of capacity augmentation and distribution grid automation will drive the transmission and distribution sector in the Asia Pacific region for the year. 2014: Investments in T&D Network Rides Heavily on Expanding Capacity Additions Asia Pacific’s growing demand for electricity is likely to increase power generation by 4.1% in 2014. This needs to be activ ...

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Implementation of Power Sector Reforms Essential to Drive Investments in 2014

Buoyant peak power demand, favorable coal prices and a resurgent Southeast Asian economy are likely to drive investments in the Asia Pacific power generation industry for 2014. 2014: Peak Power Demand Remains Buoyant due to Sustained Economic Growth The rising electricity demand is likely to augment power generation in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region by 4.1% in 2014. As per the IMF's outlook, Indonesia, Mala ...

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Construction Of Vietnam’s First Nuclear Power Plant Postponed

Science and Technology Minister Nguyen Quan said construction of Vietnam's first nuclear power plant may not begin this year and could be delayed for another two to three years.   The delay is due to the development of additional safety measures for the plant planned in central Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.   Nguyen said that by the end of the year, Vietnam will evaluate ...

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Gamesa And Areva Offshore Wind Joint Venture

  Gamesa and Areva have enteredinto exclusive negotiations to create a 50/50 joint-venture (JV) company in the field of offshore wind power.   According to the companies, the offshore market represents one of the most promising areas for the development of renewable energies over the next decade, particularly in the coastal countries of northern Europe, where the installed base should reach over 25 GW ...

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Kalai II hydro project’s EIA report is incomplete says NGO

The South Asia Network on Dams Rivers and People (SANDRP), a non government organization, has revealed that environmental studies related to the proposed Kalai II hydropower project are not in compliance with terms of reference.   The developer and the consultant, Water and Power Consultancy Services (WAPCOS), have already filed the environmental impact assessment-environment management plan (EIA-EMP) ...

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BORG Energy expand presence in North India with launch of smart grid technology

The BORG Farm Master Series, a range of solar power plants, developed and customized to meet the power needs of Indian farmers and agriculturalists for irrigation was also launched on the same occasion   BORG Energy India, a subsidiary of BORG Inc., has launched the BORG Astra plus Home Series, a Range of fully loaded micro solar power plants in the Northern Part of India. BORG Astra Plus Home Series micro ...

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AP Villagers Oppose Expansion of APGENCO Power Plant

People's representatives from 12 villages and various political parties have strongly opposed the expansion programme of the Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station here.

The Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) power station is gearing up to expand its capacity by 800 MW at its existing 1700 MW capacity power plant.

The Pollution Control Board of Andhra Pradesh conducted a public hearing to ...

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Alstom Grid displays its new T155-420 kV gas-insulated substation in Asia

Alstom Grid showcases a number of technologies and innovations at the ELECRAMA 2014 one of the largest trade shows for electrical and electronics industry in Asia.

Alstom will update key industry players on its latest technologies through, product demos, 'live' models and briefings all under the theme of "Energising a smarter world with Alstom".

The ELECRAMA 2014 exhibition is organized by the Indian Elec ...

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Government in Pakistan committed to steering country out of energy crisis

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has said that the present democratic government is working with commitment to steer the country out of energy crisis, adding that infrastructure development is being carried out to improve transmission and distribution system. 

He was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural session of 2nd Pakistan Urban Forum - South Asian Cities Confe ...

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Nepal seeks more investment from Asian neighbours

Government officials have urged foreign investors to increase trade and investment cooperation in Nepal.   Nepal has put high priority on attracting foreign investment in crucial sectors such as hydropower, tourism, road transport and agriculture for the past few years.   Speaking at an interaction organized in Kolkata on Thursday, Chandra Kumar Ghimire, Nepali Consul General in Kolkata, said inve ...

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