AsiaElec Top Story archive

21 November 2017 Week 46 Issue 434

A consortium led by Korea Electric Power (KEPCO) has won a deal to build and operate a US$1 billion combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Pulau Indah, Malaysia, and plans to issue an Islamic...

14 November 2017 Week 45 Issue 433

China Datang Group, one of China’s Big Five state-owned generators, is to gas turbines and associated generating equipment worth US$1 billion from General Electric (GE).

07 November 2017 Week 44 Issue 432

Indonesia’s indebted state power monopoly Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has secured new bank loans totalling US$1.2 billion.

31 October 2017 Week 423 Issue 431

China Power Hub Generation Co. Ltd (CPHGCL) has raised a US$1.5 billion loan from a consortium of Chinese banks led by China Development Bank (CDB) to develop a 1,320-MW coal-fired TPP at Hub in...

24 October 2017 Week 42

Indonesian state-owned power utility PLN will not postpone this year’s remaining power plant construction auctions, despite recent revelations of the company’s huge debt problems.

17 October 2017, Week 41, Issue 711

The Japanese-led Sarulla geothermal independent power producer (IPP) project in Indonesia’s North Sumatra Province has kicked off a second 110-MW unit, according to Japan’s top energy developer,...

10 October 2017, Week 40, Issue 710

India’s Adani Group has taken more solid steps towards developing the controversial Carmichael thermal mine in Queensland.

03 October 2017 Week 39 Issue 427

The Indian Coal Ministry has identified 10 coal blocks to offer to private investors to develop on a commercial basis.

26 September 2017 Week 38 Issue 426

Thermal coal supplies for power generators are tight in China and prices are 25% higher this month than a year ago, industry reports said.

19 September 2017 Week 37 Issue 425

State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) is focusing on acquiring coking coal assets in Australia.

12 September 2017 Week 36 Issue 424

China has agreed to fund the development of the 1,200-MW Budhi Gandaki HPP in central Nepal as part of its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

05 September 2017 Week 35

India’s Adani Enterprises is preparing to develop its US$16.5 billion Carmichael coal project in Australia after clearing a number of legal hurdles.

29 August 2017, Week 34, Issue 422

Mongolia’s 55-MW Sainshand wind farm has successfully achieved financial close, with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB)and Denmark’s...

22 August 2017, Week 33, Issue 589

More than a year after the full liberalisation of Japan’s retail electricity market, customers are becoming less interested in changing their power suppliers, a survey showed. 

15 August 2017 Week 32 Issue 420

State-owned Coal India Limited (CIL) has plans to shut down nearly 100 unprofitable mines over the next two-three years.