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AES Sign MOU in Vietnam for $1.7bln USD LNG Fuelled Power Plant

Vietnam and the U.S. signed memorandums of understanding on major business deals worth $2.7 billion on Friday as the two countries seek to reduce the latter's climbing trade deficit. The signing ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink. U.S.-based AES Corporation ...

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Sulzer Overhaul 55MW Indonesian Geothermal Steam Generator

Sulzer’s mobile repair equipment reduces downtime to just 45 days Geothermal sites are often located in areas that are difficult to access. In this case, a power station in Indonesia in a mountainous area 780 meters above sea level with narrow access roads needed a steam turbine overhauled. Sulzer was chosen to overhaul the 55 MW steam turbine-generator as a result of its expertise, experience and ability t ...

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The expansion of Tanjung Jati B power station in Indonesia is a $4.4bn project and will add two high efficiency ultra-supercritical coal-fired units, each with 1,000MW capacity. They will increase the existing power plant’s capacity by 75%, contributing to the Indonesian government’s plan to increase the country’s power generation capacity by 35,000MW. ALE was contracted for the installation of a 462t gener ...

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Modular Gas Technology Solutions in the Philippines

German industrial giant Siemens AG is dangling modular-scale gas turbines that can be deployed for the provision of reliable electricity access in many of the Philippines’ island-grids or for industrial end-users opting for distributed generation type of solutions. According to Brian Byrne, chief executive officer for Asia-Power Generation Services of Siemens, the multinational company has whole range of ga ...

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Rapid Reverse Engineering

Rapid Reverse Engineering Sulzer reverse-engineers compressor component with 40% cost saving Many industrial processes rely on compressors for a host of essential tasks, from powering machinery to squeezing industrial gases for storage and transportation. When one of its main compressors failed, a company in the Philippines faced high costs and the prospect of a long wait for a critical replacement part. Th ...

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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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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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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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Is Coal still King in Southeast Asia?

Coal is still a dominant fuel in the rapidly growing economies of Southeast Asia, even amid a general global move toward cleaner energy sources, data from several recent reports show. “The narrative surrounding coal has been pessimistic across the world. This will result in the gradual slowdown of new coal-fired capacity in Southeast Asia,” said Jacqueline Tao, research associate at Wood Mackenzie, a commod ...

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