Regulation

25 Jan 12
Bangladesh will import 240,000 tonnes of fuel oil in 2012 for power generation at sharply stronger premiums.
25 Jan 12
The financial profile of Indian state power utilities is weak due, according to Fitch.
24 Jan 12
An engineer questioned the choice of the Bhasha dam site for hydropower development at the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
24 Jan 12
The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission wants wind energy procured through competitive bidding from power plants commissioned in FY 2012...
23 Jan 12
Power utilities across India have imported a total 33.475 MT of coal during the first three quarters of the ongoing fiscal period.
23 Jan 12
Tests conducted by Japan to prove the safety of its nuclear reactors is now being reviewed by UN nuclear experts.
22 Jan 12
Meridian Energy is scrapping the $2 billion proposal for a 176-turbine, 633-megawatt wind farm in Central Otago called Project Hayes.
22 Jan 12
Pacific Hydro's latest community showed overwhelming support for the construction of wind farms.
21 Jan 12
Japan's wind power capacity rose 11.7 percent in the year to March 2011as the country was set to launch a new subsidy system to lure...
21 Jan 12
South Korea will continue to increase its use and development of new, green energy, including nuclear power.
21 Jan 12
The U.S. Commerce Department is investigating importation of more than $100 million worth of wind energy towers from China and Vietnam.
21 Jan 12
Japan's push to restart nuclear reactors  by proving their safety through stress tests sparked an angry response from the public.
20 Jan 12
Vietnam wants peaceful and responsible use of nuclear power while ensuring power security and safety.
18 Jan 12
Japan will allow nuclear reactors to operate for up to 60 years according to it revised regulations on power plant operators.
18 Jan 12
India's prime minister has assured private sector power producers of a sustainable solution to solve the sector's problems soon.
18 Jan 12
Some of India's biggest tycoons asked the government to augment coal production to resolve electricity crunch.
18 Jan 12
The government of China will resume approving new plants after the announcement of the nuclear safety plan cleared by the Ministry of...
17 Jan 12
Indian PM Manmohan Singh will come under intense pressure to respond to the country's power crisis when he meets power executives.
16 Jan 12
More than half of India's 89 thermal power stations monitored by the Central Electricity Authority are struggling with severe coal shortages...
14 Jan 12
Yongfei Chen, who has served as acting CFO for China Sunergy since November 2010, has accepted the role of CFO for the company.
13 Jan 12
Beijing will boost political diplomatic backing for its companies overseas, particularly in Asia.
13 Jan 12
The power capacity to be in India during the current financial year is not enough to meet revised targets in the 11th plan.
11 Jan 12
The Japanese government may take control of the nation's nuclear power plants away from private utilities, in a bid to improve...
10 Jan 12
Bangladesh is one of the fastest growing markets of renewable energy, said experts at the launching  of the Institute of Clean Energy...
9 Jan 12
Malaysia will increase the percentage of electricity generated from renewable energy to 5.5 per cent from the less than one per cent currently...
9 Jan 12
The Joint Secretary of India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy believes that solar power will attain grid parity by 2017.
9 Jan 12
Nepal will import additional 150MW from the Indian electricity market despite the latter's power deficit.
8 Jan 12
Vietnam Electricity Group estimates it suffered a VND3.5 trillion loss in 2011.
6 Jan 12
TEPCO says  it found in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's No.2 reactor radioactive substances that could have resulted from...
6 Jan 12
Operation of nuclear reactors will be limited by the Japanese government to 40 years, although there would be exceptions if certain requirements...
6 Jan 12
Shikoku Electric Power Co.
5 Jan 12
A decision over antidumping penalties against Chinese solar module imports into the US has been delayed by a month.
5 Jan 12
Power crisis in Andhra Pradesh is expected to worsen with an average power shortfall of 1,180 million units from January-May 2012.
5 Jan 12
Power plants to be installed in Bangladesh by 2015 may not get adequate gas supply.
3 Jan 12
Will all the efforts to reduce dependence on thermal energy sources bear fruit or go in vain?
2 Jan 12
Mahagenco wants to convert loss-incurring thermal power stations/units into profit-making ones.   Thus it has invited...
2 Jan 12
A few years ago, while working on a power sector roadmap, a conversation turned to the perceived problems created by a lack of a comprehensive...
30 Dec 11
Malaysia's Energy Commission is targeting to have a total of 4,500MW power-generation capacity involving a combination of new and existing...
30 Dec 11
Lok Sabha MP Vundavali Aruna Kumar has requested allocation of 0.20 mmscmd of gas on a priority basis for APGPCL's 270 MW power plant...
28 Dec 11
Japanese Trade Minister Yukio Edano urged Tepco to consider temporarily going under state control.