AsiaElec Top Story archive

03 July 2018 Week 26 Issue 464

State-owned China Merchants Port Holdings has completed its takeover on a long lease of a 50% stake in the Newcastle coal port, the world’s biggest, on the Australian east coast.

26 June 2018 Week 25 Issue 463

French utility Engie agreed last week to sell its 69% stake in Thailand’s Glow Energy to Global Power Synergy Public Company (GPSC), a subsidiary of Thai energy giant PTT.

19 June 2018 Week 24 Issue 462

India is confident that it can work with Russia to pursue new nuclear power contracts worldwide.

12 June 2018 Week 23 Issue 461

Indonesia’s benchmark coal export price has been set at US$96.6 per tonne for June, US$7 higher than for May and a US$20 per tonne more than one year ago.

05 June 2018 Week 22 Issue 460

The Nepalese government has cancelled a second agreement with China’s Three Gorges International Corporation for the construction of an HPP, saying it will undertake the project itself.

29 May 2018 Week 21 Issue 459

Indian IPPs are unhappy about Coal India Limited (CIL) sending emergency shipments of coal to state-owned power generators and are accusing the government of discrimination against the private...

22 May 2018 Week 20 Issue 458

State Grid Corp. of China (SGCC) has signed a project implementation agreement with Pakistan's Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) to build the delayed 878-km, 660-kV High Voltage Double...

15 May 2018 Week 19 Issue 457

China Huadian Corp., one of the biggest Chinese state-owned electricity enterprises, has signed an agreement to build a 1,320-MW, coal-fired TPP in Bangladesh.

01 May 2018 Week 17 Issue 455

Coal supply for India’s fleet of TPPs will remain tight until 2020, when the completion of a number of new rail links will offer some market easing, although coal demand is still expected to...

24 April 2018 Week 16 Issue 454

TEPCO and Chubu Electric Power are to invest 100 billion yen (US$935 million) in power generation projects in the US by 2030 through their JERA joint venture.

17 April 2018 Week 15 Issue 453

The newly appointed CEO of Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), Kim Jong-kap, said his main priority would be to push the state-owned company’s export of its nuclear technology.

10 April 2018 Week 14 Issue 452

Siemens Gamesa has been awarded a 120-MW contract to expand Taiwan’s Formosa 1 wind farm just one a year after successfully commissioning an initial 8 MW of capacity at the offshore site.

03 April 2018 Week 13 Issue 451

Singapore-based renewables developer Equis Energy has commissioned its largest solar project in India, a 135-MW site in the state of Karnataka.

27 March 2018 Week 12 Issue 450

China Southern Power Grid (CSG), the smaller of China’s two state-owned distributors, is likely to add to its US$1.3 billion investment in Chile with more overseas acquisitions as it seeks to...

20 March 2018 Week 11 Issue 449

The Australia government’s US$4.6 billion purchase of generator-retailer Snowy Hydro will improve competition in the sector and not reduce it as rivals have claimed, Snowy Hydro CEO Paul Broad...