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Enel Green Power scores its first solar tender win in India with 420 MW of capacity awarded

Enel Green Power, through its subsidiary EGP India, has been awarded the right to sign a 25-year energy supply contract for a 420 MW[1] solar project under national competitive bidding held by SECIEnel will be investing approximately 180 million US dollars in the construction of this project which will be located in the State of Rajasthan Enel Green Power (“EGP”), through its Indian renewable subsidiar ...

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Commence Operation

Complementary portfolios and technology strengths to ensure continuity, enhance customer value and bring growth opportunities In accordance with the agreement signed on December 17, 20181, Hitachi Ltd. and ABB Ltd today announced the completion of all required procedures as planned, and the formation of Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. Hitachi has an 80.1 percent stake in this new joint venture entity (which ha ...

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ADB agree $200m for Nepal power supply & transmission systems

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to give a $200m concessional loan to help upgrade power supply and transmission systems in Nepal. This agreement follows a similar loan agreement last week, where the World Bank offered credit of $100m. The Government of Nepal will use the money from ADB to upgrade the transmission system in Kathmandu Valley, Bharatpur metropolitan area in Bagmati Provin ...

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Installing Asia Pacific’s first full-scale sidestream treatment plant

Two major utility companies are working to install Asia Pacific’s first full-scale sidestream ANITA Mox treatment plant in 2020. Veolia Water Technologies and Urban Utilities will deliver the treatment plant, using organic and environmentally-focused technology that is a first-of-its-kind in Australia. Drawing on ten years’ research in its development, this technology marks a major development for the waste ...

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Vestas develop wind energy solution for 2 sites in Japan

In partnership with Tokyu Land Corporation and Japan Wind Development, Vestas has secured a 76 MW order for Chitose Wind Farm and Noheji Mutsuwan Wind Farm in the Aomori prefecture of Japan. Due to the typhoon and earthquake prone environment of the region, extended collaboration between all project partners was required when designing a turbine solution to maximise wind capture in the sites' challenging wi ...

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$2.5 Billion Renewable fund for South East Asia

A RENEWABLE-ENERGY fund will invest more than $2.5 billion in Southeast Asian renewable energy projects to support the region’s recovery from the pandemic, with a focus on the Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia. In a statement issued Monday, the South East Asia Clean Energy Facility (SEACEF) said it will offer high-risk venture capital-type funding initiative to “fill the gap” in financing early-stage clean ...

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KEPCO to build 2 coal plants in Indonesia

SEOUL -- At a board meeting of Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), a state electricity company in South Korea, commercial interests were put first to endorse an equity investment in the construction of two coal-fired power plants in Indonesia where environmental harm caused by coal-fired power plants has caused serious public concern. KEPCO said the board of directors approved a 15 percent equity inve ...

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Canopy Power and EDF to Jointly Develop Renewable Energy Microgrids in Asia

Singapore-based microgrid specialist Canopy Power and leading French energy company EDF begin a partnership, which will initiate new business opportunities in renewable energy microgrid projects. Canopy Power and Electricité de France (EDF) have signed a cooperation agreement to develop microgrid projects in the region, based on a jointly devised market offering. Both companies are confident that this coope ...

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CLP awards Fugro second Super Typhoon consultancy project

Following Fugro’s successful completion of the Super Typhoon Phase 1 project in 2017, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP) has awarded Fugro a sizeable contract for Super Typhoon Phase 2. This new consultancy project involves uprating and reinforcing the circuit lines of CLP’s 400 kV transmission overhead line (OHL) network in Hong Kong and nearby Shenzhen. Super typhoons, storms that reach sustained wind ...

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Electricity consumption breaking records in Vietnam

Electricity consumption capacity in Vietnam recorded an all-time high of 38,800 MW on Tuesday, according to Vietnam Electricity Corporation (EVN). The consumption capacity on the national grid reached the record level at around 2 p.m. Tuesday, breaking the previous high of 38,147 MW achieved in June last year. Electricity consumption capacity on the grid also hit new heights in northern Vietnam, at 19,500 M ...

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