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APR expand Myanmar place

APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, is pleased to announce that it has commissioned a 20 megawatt expansion of its power plant in Myanmar, providing the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) with a guaranteed minimum of 102MW of power generation. Based in Kyaukse, in the Mandalay region, the expanded power plant is one of the largest thermal plants in Myanmar, providing electricity ...

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AFC wins 50mw fuel cell contract in Korea

AFC Energy has signed a formal agreement to develop 50Mw of fuel cell power in Korea. The deal with Korean companies Samyoung and Changshin is forecast to generate revenues of US$1bn in its first ten years. AFC will own 40% of the project, with Samyoung (45%) and Changshin (15%) the remainder. The UK firm said it was a landmark deal that confirmed its transition from research and development to a global ene ...

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China’s wind farms produce more electric than US nuclear

China's wind farms are reported to have a total theoretical operating capacity of 115,000 megawatts. In comparison, Americas nuclear reactors have a total combined capacity of 98,400 megawatts. It is worth noting that capacity does not directly equal output. Instead, it represents the maximum amount of energy that could be produced under perfect conditions. Clearly, with a source as variable as the wind, th ...

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Alstom wins Mae Moh Supercritical plant

The total amount of the contract is €950 million in total, with Alstom’s share of the contract worth approximately €520 million. The contract will be carried out on an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis. This new unit will replace existing units 4-7 and will make Mae Moh the first lignite-fired power plant in Asia operating with ultra-supercritical conditions. Upon its completion in 2018, ...

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Heliatek supplies films for Asia

The Germany-based organic solar PV company Heliatek will be providing solar films to be used in what will be, once completed, the largest building-integrated organic photovoltaic (BIOPV) project in Asia to date, according to recent reports. The pilot project/program — to bebuilt in Singapore, in partnership withvTrium Energy — will utilize theHeliaFilm organic solar films produced by the Dresden-based solar ...

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Jinko builds new facility

Major tier-1 PV module manufacturer JinkoSolar expects to start actual production of both solar cells and modules at a new facility in South-East Asia by May 2015. Answering questions during its full-year earnings call, management avoided saying exactly in which South-East Asia country the plant was located but said the plant was in response to the latest round of US anti-dumping duties. The integrated prod ...

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Taipower’s Nuclear waste disposal criticised

A coalition of environmental protection groups yesterday rallied in front of the legislature to protest Taiwan Power Co’s (Taipower) holding of an international bid to reprocess 1,200 bundles of highly radioactive nuclear fuel rods overseas, saying the move has violated administrative procedures and could encourage the proliferation of nuclear weapons. On the day before Lunar New Year’s Eve, Taipower issued ...

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ABB wins Philippines contract

ABB was awarded the contract by Istroenergo Group a.s. (IEG), the Slovakia-based power plant engineering, procurement and construction contractor, for its ability to provide a complete and fully integrated electrical and control solution on a fast-track basis for one of the Philippines’ most important new energy projects. The San Gabriel Avion open cycle gas-fired power plant will provide 97 megawatts (MW) ...

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Alstom wins 3rd Sinohydro Contract

Alstom was awarded by the Chinese company Sinohydro a contract worth about €58 million to provide electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for Karuma Hydropower Project, Uganda’s largest electricity plant. This is Alstom’s third contract awarded by Sinohydro after successful cooperation of Bui hydropower project in Ghana and Soubre project in Côte d'lvoire. Alstom will provide six 100MW Francis t ...

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