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GE & Sinohydro in CCGT Sarawak Turbine

Malaysia's state-owned utility Sarawak Energy has awarded a contract to General Electric (GE) and Sinohydro for the construction of the 400MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) block at Tanjung Kidurong, Bintulu. The contract has been signed with a consortium of four companies including GE Power Solutions (Malaysia), GE (Switzerland), Sinohydro and Sinohydro Corporation. Construction on the RM1bn ($237.8m) p ...

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EGAT & GE collaborate for Thailands digital grid

EGAT and GE to collaborate for Thailand's future digital grid Innovation: A Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop the digital service platform for Thailand's electricity grids Growth: Two contracts to reinforce and improve today's grid stability and availability BANGKOK and PARIS – October 28, 2016 The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and GE Energy Connections (NYSE: GE) signed a ...

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World’s Largest Solar Test Bed

The world's largest floating solar panel testbed will be operational in Singapore by the end of the year, Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli said on Tuesday (Oct 25). Mr Masagos said the pilot test of 10 solar energy - or photovoltaic - systems at Tengeh Reservoir is the largest globally in terms of how much power it can produce and the number of systems being tested. He was speaking ...

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Broadening Asia’s Energy Access

The emergence of new ideas, technological advancements, and innovative market-driven financing solutions has lent confidence to the idea that universal access to energy services is attainable. This is particularly good news in the Asia and the Pacific region, where, despite making significant contributions to global growth and poverty reduction since 2000, nearly half a billion citizens still have no access ...

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Is Microgrid the answer to Indonesia’s energy problem?

Can the implementation of Microgrid in Indonesia help solve the countries energy deficit? In surprise appointments of not one but two ministers to the energy and mineral resources portfolio earlier this month, Indonesian President Jokowi acknowledged the complexity and strategic and economic importance of the sector. New Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan and Vice Minister Arcandra Tahar t ...

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GE buys LM Wind Power

GE still has another energy integration on deck. General Electric said it would buy LM Wind Power, a maker of rotor blades used in wind turbines, from private equity firm Doughty Hanson for $1.65 billion, as it looks to boost output in its renewable energy business. Denmark-based LM Wind Power is the largest supplier of rotor blades to GE, and the deal will help the U.S. industrial conglomerate in-source tu ...

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South East Asia is missing Renewable Opportunities

Southeast Asian governments should review their policies to mobilize private investment in renewable energy. The International Energy Agency has projected in its World Energy Investment Outlook that $7.7 trillion of investment is required in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in China, India, Japan and Southeast Asia by 2035 to keep the rise in global temperatures below 2C this century -- the t ...

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