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Egat sets new roles for subsidiaries for overseas expansion

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has set new roles for its subsidiaries for overseas business expansion. According to Egat governor Soonchai Kumnoonsate, the Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Plc (Ratch) will be mainly responsible for investment in the development of power plants in Myanmar’s Salween River. Ecgo group will focus on the plans to establish a coal-fired power pla ...

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JA solar launches highly efficient PV Modules

JA Solar, a global leading manufacturer of high performance solar cells and modules, will launch its PERCIUM module and RIECIUM module in global exhibitions since February, 2014. The products have already been successfully launched in CleanTech Summit & Exhibition in Israel on 18 th  February and will show up in several upcoming exhibitions such as PV Expo in Japan on 26th February, Ecobuild in UK in Ma ...

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Alstom gains on new contract worth Euro 30 mn

Alstom India, leader in power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure, gained on Tuesday after it has been awarded a contract worth around Euro 30 million to equip the 2 x 89.3 MW Shuakhevi Hydropower plant located in Georgia. Alstom's share of the contract is worth around Euro 20 million Euros. The aim of the project is to supply Georgia as well as Turkey with clean renewable energy to meet ...

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Obama approves Vietnam nuclear deal

President Barack Obama Monday approved a civilian nuclear pact with Vietnam which could lead to the sale of US reactors to Washington's energy-hungry former war foe. US President Barack Obama speaks to the members of the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, on February 24, 2014 The move by the president formally opened a 90-day review process in Congress. ...

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Amata B Grimm kicks off two new power plants in Rayong

Amata B Grimm Power, one the largest small power producers (SPPs) in the country, has inaugurated two co-generation combined-cycle plants, Amata B Grimm Power (Rayong) 1 and 2. With a total investment value of Bt10 billion, the power plants have a combined generating capacity of 246 megawatts, of which 180MW is supplied to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) under a 25-year SPP power pur ...

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Wind power investors insist on UScent13.5/kwh floor price

The government has been warned that it would fail to implement the wind power development strategy if it does not raise the buy price to UScent12-13.5 per kwh. The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) now buys electricity at UScent7.8 per kwh from ashore wind power plants and UScent9.8 from the plant at sea, in accordance with a Prime Minister’s decision released in mid-2011. However, the low prices set by the gove ...

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NGLTech chooses AVEVA Everything3D

 AVEVA announced today that NGLTech Sdn Bhd. (NGLTech) has chosen AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D) as its first and primary 3D design tool. NGLTech is a technology development and licensing company focusing on developing innovative solutions for the improvement and enhancement of processes in upstream oil & gas. The advanced functionalities of the new AVEVA design software will play a strategic role in th ...

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GE DISTRIBUTED POWER AND NAVIGAT SIGN SOUTHEAST ASIA GAS ENGINE SUPPLY AND SERVICE AGREEMENTS

-Demonstrating the growth potential for its new Distributed Power business, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it is nearly finished supplying Navigat Energy Pte Ltd. with 100 gas engines for on-site power projects throughout Southeast Asia. The 100 natural gas and ecomagination qualified biogas gas engines will be installed at various sites in Indonesia and Thailand and produce a total of 330 megawatts (MW) of ...

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EIB agrees 100m for 128MW Packistan hydro project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a 100m long-term loan to Pakistan to finance the construction of the 128MW Keyal Khwar Hydropower project.KWF would offer financial support for the project, a statement from the EIB said, The Technology Times Reported.Alvarez, who is in charge of the EIB’s operations in Asia, said, “The  EIB is committed to support the investment in renewable energy and helpin ...

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Japan plan to keep nuclear as important energy source

Japan unveiled its first draft energy policy since the Fukushima meltdown three years ago, saying nuclear power remains an important source of electricity for the country. The plan presented Tuesday to the Cabinet for approval in coming weeks, says Japan's nuclear energy dependency will be reduced as much as possible. But it says reactors that meet new safety standards set after the 2011 nuclear crisis shou ...

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