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Cummins Power Generation' C17D5T gen set best for mobile operators

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The C17D5T generator set is equipped with a 1,000 litre fuel tank and can run for 1,000 hours between servicing, including lube oil and air filter changes. Read ››

India to enhance cross border transmission lines to Nepal

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India's Ministry of External Affairs and Powergrid have inked the agreement for strengthening cross-border transmission lines to Nepal. Read ››

India to allocate $438M for hydropower projects with Bhutan

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India-assisted hydro electric projects in Bhutan during FY 2012-13 will require an annual funding of US$438 million. Read ››

Sabah to build, upgrade two power substations

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Two Distribution Main Intake substations wi be buit and upgraded in Sabah to overcome shortage of electricity supply to residents. Read ››

Construction of Burma's Myitsone Dam continues: Kachin NGO

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Work at the Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam in northern Burma is continuing despite a presidential statement last September suspending its construction. Read ››

China bumps India off $1.6B Nepal power deal

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China will develop Nepal's 760MW West Seti Project hydropower plant in a $1.6 billion deal. Read ››

Kuwait to help build Nepal's 30 MW Budi Ganga

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Kuwait has offered grant assistance to develop Nepal's 30 MW Budi Ganga Hydropower Project to help ease power woes. Read ››

Alsons to build 600MW Philippine coal-fired plant

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Alsons Consolidated Resources will add 600MW of coal-fired power generating capacity in Mindanao over the next five years. Read ››

Kyoto City to host 4.2MW solar power plant

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Kyoto City has selected the Kyocera Group and SB Energy to build and operate a 4.2MW solar power plant in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Read ››

UK to set up renewable energy research institute in Bangladesh

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The United Kingdom will set up of a renewable energy research institute in Bangladesh. Read ››

Marubeni-led group to conduct offshore wind project study

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A group led by Marubeni Corp. will install three floating offshore wind turbines off the coast of Fukushima by March 2016. Read ››

India's NTPC to invest $4.96B in 2 super thermal projects

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NTPC hopes to break the ground for its two proposed super thermal power projects with 1,600 MW capacity each. Read ››

India's PPP Model for rooftop solar programme

Rasika Gokhale Athawale
BY RASIKA GOKHALE ATHAWALE
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Rooftop solar projects are a known phenomenon nowadays. From governments to citizens everybody agrees that the combination of one infinite resource (solar energy) and a finite resource (land) can produce beneficial results. Read ››

State Grid's strategy hampers grid storage projects in China

Zhuo Zhang
BY ZHUO ZHANG
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In recent discussions with a scientist at China Guodian Corporation, one of China’s five biggest electricity power generation corporations, it was disclosed that State Grid is less likely to open new energy storage projects for renewable energies and its electricity grids in the near future. Read ››

New dam powers up Laos' Theun-Hinboun hydropower plant

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A new dam has allowed the Theun-Hinboun hydropower plant in Borikhamxay province of Laos to generate energy at its full capacity of 220 megawatts. Read ››

Japan leads in buiding geothermal projects in Indonesia

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A Japan-led joint venture will build and operate two geothermal power plants in Indonesia, each able to generate 220 megawatts. Read ››

India inks $350M ADB loans to improve power distribution

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India has signed three loan agreements totalling $350 million with ADB to improve the power distribution system in Assam, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Read ››

Indonesian cement maker uses waste rubber to generate power

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Semen Padang, Indoensian state cement maker, is developing the use of waste materials to replace coal in generating power. Read ››

Vietnam’s coal industry switches to investment mode

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Its coal industry needs investments amounting to some US$15.1 billion to fulfill its development targets between now and 2020. Read ››

Power plants valued at $1B to rise in Sumatra

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A consortium has been formed to  to build two 300-megawatt power plants worth around $1 billion on Indonesia's Sumatra island. Read ››

Alstom to build supercritical plant in Malaysia for $1.1B

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Alstom as part of a consortium will build a  supercritical coal-fired power plant Malaysia under a $1.10 billion deal. Read ››

Australian group to build $400M electricity plant in Vietnam

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An Australian firm will build a $400 million plasma converted gas plant to produce electricity in Ho Chi Minh City. Read ››

Rajahastan invites bids for 1 MW solar plants

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Rajahastan has invited bidders for setting up fifty 1 MW solar power plants in the state. Read ››

Bangladesh free from adverse impact from hydroelectric project: Shinde

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India's power minister assured Bangladesh that consultation will be undertaken with the Ministry of External Affairs before construction of the Tipaimukh hydroelectric project. Read ››

Karachi to convert fuel-based plant to coal-fired

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The Karachi Electric Supply Company will convert its 1,260 MW Bin Qasim Power Plant into a coal-fired generation plant. Read ››

Bangladesh's 150 MW Chandpur Power Plant completed by June

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The Chandpur 150 Megawatt gas fired Power Plant Project is expected to be copmpleted by June, 2012, with the rapid progress of its contruction. Read ››

Submarine cable to connect Sumatra to Java

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PT PLN plans to lay a US$12 billion submarine transmission cable connecting Sumatra and Java. Read ››

Asia Pacific photovoltaic installations grow by 165%

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Asia Pacific's photovoltaic market grew by 165% year over year, with an additional 40% expected to be added in 2012. Read ››

Bakrie Power to build 200MW thermal plant in East Kalimantan

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Bakrie Power revealed oans to build a 200MW power plant in East Kalimantan, Indonesia at US$340 million. Read ››

Two Japanese firms each plan 2-MW solar plant

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Kokusai Kogyo and Orix Corp will each build a 2MW solar power plant in western Japan. Read ››

ADB to increase investments in India's clean energy sector

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ADB feels that it `should increase its financial investment for clean energy projects` in India. Read ››

Laos to have 4 hydropower projects in 2 northern provinces

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Laos will have four hydropower development projects in two northern provinces. Read ››

Jhabua Power invites BTG package bids for 660 MW supercritical unit

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Jhabua Power Limited has invited bids for the Boiler-Turbine-Generator package for its 1x660 MW coal based JPL Seoni Project in Madhya Pradesh. Read ››

Toshiba commissions turbine plant in India

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Toshiba is now ready to produce steam turbines and generatorsin India for super-critical thermal power plants in generating capacities ranging from 500MW to 1,000MW. Read ››

ADB commits $730M to Vietnam's power transmission network

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The ADB and the Government of Vietnam signed the first tranche of a $730 million investment program to upgrade the country’s power transmission network. Read ››

Vent facilities to be installed in all Japanese nuclear plants

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 The Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan will install vent facilities in all nuclear power plants in Japan. Read ››

India's 2011 clean energy investments total $10.3B

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India accounted for 4% of global investments in the clean energy sector last year at 10.3 billion. Read ››

Alstom closes $24M deal for Vietnam hydro project

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Alstom and Hydrochina Huadong Engineering Corp will provide electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the Song Bung 4 hydropower project in Vietnam. Read ››

Bangladesh govt okays 7 private sector power plants

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The government on Bangladesh has approved proposals establishing seven more private sector power plants. Read ››

Australia reopens bidding for NSW solar project

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Australia has reopened a solar funding bid to AGL Energy, TRUenergy and Suntech Power for the Moree solar farm in NSW. Read ››