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MHPS Completes 880MW Natural Gas-Fired GTCC, Jawa-2 Project for Indonesia’s State-owned Electricity Provider, PLN

- MHPS now generate over 30% of the total power for the Java-Bali region -- Early turnover of the project significantly contributes towards the progress of the government's power infrastructure plan Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) completed the installation and commissioning of the natural gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) facilities for the "Jawa-2 Project." The project, under the a ...

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ADB to Finance New Hydropower in Uzbekistan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $60 million loan to construct hydropower plants (HPPs) capable of adding 25 megawatts (MW) capacity, which will help the Government of Uzbekistan achieve its goal of diversifying the country’s energy mix through greater use of clean energy sources and lowering carbon emissions, ADB’s Country Office in Uzbekistan said. “ADB’s assistance to help build HPPs will ...

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First order for 200 MW supply contract in China for the Siemens Gamesa 4.X platform

The company will install 42 units of the Siemens Gamesa 4.X platform, with 145 metres rotor and unit rating reaching 4.8 MWThis is the second contract that SGRE has received from the local independent power producer Xinjiang TBEACommissioning is expected before the end of 2020 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to grow its business in China with the first contract to supply the Siemens Gamesa ...

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Hanoi Smart City Project

A ceremony was held for the Nhat Tan-Noi Bai smart city project in Hanoi, earlier this week. The project is backed by the Hanoi’s People’s Committee, BRG Group, and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation Group. It is the first smart city project in Hanoi. The project is based on smart urban planning for the Nhat Tan-Noi Bai route, which is over 11km long. The smart city project along this rou ...

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JERA Purchases 22% stake in Summit Power International for $327mln

Jera, a joint fuel-procurement venture between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power, has agreed to buy 22% of Bangladeshi power company Summit Power International for 35 billion yen ($327.1 million), the company said on Monday. Jera is Japan's biggest thermal power generator, but domestic power demand is declining as the population shrinks. The company plans to shore up its business by expanding in ...

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ADB $37 Mln Loan for Largest Floating Solar Project in Region

After commissioning the largest solar farm in Southeast Asia last month Vietnam is to kick its use of renewable energy to a higher level with the largest installation of floating solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in the region. A $37 million loan agreement signed October 2 between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD), a subsidiary of Viet ...

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Terra Drone launches UAV AI-based solution for power asset inspection developed after inspecting over 90,000 km power lines by BVLOS

The solution suite leverages AI technologies to automate damage detection of rust on bolts, loosening of tower parts, bird’s nest etc of power transmission and distribution equipment Terra Drone Corporation, the world’s largest provider of industrial drone solutions, has launched a new UAV and AI-based solution set for the maintenance of power transmission and distribution equipment. The solution was develo ...

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Sunfire Sign Agreement with Total SA

Sunfire, a leading global cleantech company, has signed a cooperation agreement with the French major energy company Total SA. Sunfire will provide a megawatt-scale high temperature electrolyser for use in industrial environments as part of the E-CO2MET research and development project. The company will also be responsible for the integration at the site as well as the operation and maintenance of the elect ...

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Coal will still be king in Asia until at least 2027!

The rest of the world is working to transition towards renewable energy but Southeast Asia will retain the dominance of coal in its energy generation sector for at least eight more years, a new study revealed. According to CNBC, a new Wood Mackenzie study revealed that coal is expected to continue its dominance in Southeast Asia's energy sector. The product's use will keep growing until its expected sl ...

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Southeast Asia’s Largest floating Solar Plant Signs $37mn ADB Loan

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a $37 million loan agreement with Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) to finance the installation of a 47.5 Megawatt (MW) floating photovoltaic (PV) solar powerfacility on the man-made reservoir of DHD’s existing 175 MW Da Mi hydropower plant. The project marks the first large-scale installation of floating solar PV panels in Viet Nam ...

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