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Emerson awarded SCADA contract for China’s 48-MW Shehong Liushu hydroelectric plant

Chinese developer Tuopai Power Development Co. Ltd. has awarded a contract to Emerson Process Management to supply automation equipment for its 48-MW Shehong Liushu hydroelectric plant. Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is to provide its "Ovation" supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) equipment for the project, which is to be located on the Fujiang River in China's Sichuan province. "The strong reputation of E ...

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India to see 2,500 MW additionall solar power capacity

India is projected to add 2,500 MW solar power generation capacity this year as the country's solar market is set to "take off", says a report. Upgrading its earlier forecast for 2015, Mercom Capital Group today said the country is on target to become one of the top five solar markets over the next five years. In May, the group had projected solar generation capacity addition at 2,500 MW for this year. The ...

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Lynchburg-based company gets Chinese nuclear-plant contract

Lynchburg-based BWX Technologies announced today that its subsidiary, BWXT Canada, has been awarded contracts for a nuclear plant in Guanxi, China. The company will be undertaking steam generator design and component manufacturing for Guangxi Fangchenggang Nuclear Power. The delivery of the steam generator components is scheduled for 2018. “We look forward to supplying high-quality designed and manufactured ...

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GIC in talks to acquire Greenko’s Indian assets

Indian renewable energy company Greenko Group and Aranda Investments, a unit of Singapore’s state fund GIC, have entered into a non-binding agreement for GIC to purchase the totality of Greenko’sstake in its Mauritius-based holding firm for Indian assets – Greenko Mauritius – to GIC for a consideration of US $255 million. If completed, the deal will see Greenko Mauritius’ portfolio of India-based wind, hydr ...

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What does the Iran nuclear deal mean for South Asia?

As reports on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement between Iran and the P5+1 — the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany — began to trickle out from Vienna on 14 July 2015, India and Pakistan quickly put out statements welcoming the deal. The deal will have major consequences for South Asia. Indian and Pakistani policymakers realise that since they had curt ...

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India’s Mytrah Energy Raises $95 Million To Fund Wind Energy Projects

One of India’s leading renewable energy independent power producers, Mytrah Energy, has raised fresh funds to expand its generation capacity. Mytrah Energy has revealed that it has managed to raise around $95 million to fund implementation of 100 MW wind energy projects. The company now has a fully funded project pipeline of 250 MW. The company has an installed wind energy capacity of 543 MW across 6 states ...

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North Korea will pursue ‘defensive’ nuclear programme

North Korea will pursue its "defensive" nuclear programme as long as it feels threatened by the United States, its UN disarmament envoy in Geneva told Reuters on Thursday. In a rare interview, Ambassador So Se Pyong also denounced the latest joint US-South Korean military exercises, due to start next week, saying they fanned tensions on the divided peninsula as it marks the 70th anniversary of liberation fr ...

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Impotent Bulls and Sabotage Belie Indian Solar Power Hype

Disappointment spread across Tarun Singh’s face when he saw that parts of his solar power microgrid in eastern India’s Bihar state had been stolen. Batteries meant to store energy stood disconnected from solar panels and drained of essential acid at the site in Kayam village. Singh, chief executive of Veddis Solars Pvt., said he hadn’t been paid the rent due on the small plant since February. “I’m on the ve ...

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Yuan devaluation hits everyone from Tiffany to KFC

Years of surging economic growth that spurred sales of luxury goods — Louis Vuitton handbags, Tiffany rings, BMW 5-Series cars — as well as mundane items like KFC chicken and Kone elevators already had given way to the deepest slowdown since 1990. Chinese policy makers on Tuesday added to the pain for international companies by devaluing the yuan by the most in two decades, sending shares of automakers, lux ...

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IEA signs deal for largest Asean wind farm in south Laos

"Called Monsoon Wind Farm, the US$1.5 billion [Bt50 billion] farm will be located near the Mekong River across from Ubon Ratchathani," said Woramol Khamkanist, who heads the firm. The accord was signed by Laos' Deputy Minister for Investment and Planning Dr Khamniang Phonsena and IEA director Paradai Suebma. Laos' Deputy Minister for Energy and Mining Vilaphon Veelawong and Royal Thai Embassy official in La ...

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