November 2014 - Page 3 of 5 - Pimagazine Asia !-- Hotjar Tracking Code for -->
You Are Here: Home » 2014 » November (Page 3)

Metering market to reach $26.8bn!

The 1.8 billion unit global electricity metering market is undergoing a shift from legacy to smart metering technologies. Higher value smart meters will boost the global market from its current $9bn annual size to $26.8bn per year by 2024, according to a new dataset published today by Northeast Group, LLC. "Smart meters – or advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) – will create a higher value market over the ...

Read more

Siemens enhances SCADA system

Siemens has enhanced its Simatic WinCC Scada (supervisory control and data acquisition) system with the addition of the WinCC/SES (sequence execution system) option. Such an addition is ideally suited to plants for which dosing, mixing and material transport are important process steps, such as in the food and beverage industry. Thanks to the flexible sequential control, plant operators are able to define t ...

Read more

$1 Billion Investment for LAOS Hydro

LAOTIAN hydropower company EDL-Generation plans to invest US$1 billion (Bt32 billion) between 2015 and 2020 to boost production capacity from 881 megawatts to 2,272MW. To raise Bt6.5 billion of that, EDL-Gen will issue debentures in Thailand's capital market next month. The debentures will have tenors of five to 10 years with interest rates of 5-5.5 per cent per annum, the company's deputy managing director ...

Read more

EGCO buys stake in SEG Indonesia

Thailand's second-largest private power producer, Electricity Generating PCL, said it spent $215 million to buy a 20 percent indirect stake in Indonesia's Star Energy Geothermal Pte (SEG) as part of its regional expansion. SEG owns a 227 megawatt geothermal power plant located in Indonesia. It is also developing another two power plants and wants to expand the power generation business into Southeast Asia, ...

Read more

Blackout hits Bangladesh

The presidential palace, the prime minister's office, government offices and television stations were all hit by the outage. Hospital intensive care units functioned on back-up generators, but ward patients suffered. Power returned to Dhaka's international airport after several hours during in which it was forced to run on generators, officials said. "We have already restored power to some parts of the capi ...

Read more

Japan launches PWR checks on Nuclear Plant

Safety screenings by the Nuclear Regulation Authority are making progress, especially on 12 pressurized water reactors at six nuclear power plants. The NRA has received safety check applications concerning 20 reactors at 13 plants - including Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, which obtained local government approval on Friday for restarting its reactors. Passing NRA safety sc ...

Read more

RoK simulated Nuclear model for Vietnam

The donation forms part of activities under a 2-million-USD project funded by the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power’s Central Research Institute, with the aim to support the training of Vietnamese nuclear power personnel. The equipment that simulates the operation of the RoK-designed OPR 1000 (Optimised Power Reactor) in real time is the first of its kind in Vietnam, promising to facilitate not only personnel ...

Read more

Suez awarded 2 new contracts

SUEZ to design, construct and operate a desalination plant at the new Mirfa Independent Water and Power Project in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Hyundai Engineering & Construction has officially selected Degrémont, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, to build the reverse osmosis (RO) seawater desalination plant of the Mirfa Independent Water and Power Project (Mirfa IWPP) in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Abu Dha ...

Read more

SEA biggest wind farm producers

The country’s bid to wean itself off fossil fuels and tap its massive potential for renewable energy has received a big boost following the completion of the largest wind farm in Southeast Asia. EDC Burgos Wind Power Corp. (EBWPC), an affiliate of Lopez-led Energy Development Corp. (EDC), informed the Department of Energy (DOE) last Nov. 5 that its 150-megawatt (MW) wind project in Burgos, Ilocos Norte had ...

Read more


Scroll to top