New Coal Fired Projects

New Coal Projects in the coal industry start new power plant construction every year with coal energy demand increasing around the world.  New plant efficiencies, emission controls and clean coal technologies keep coal plant construction costs in line with expected return.

New Coal Fired Projects News

Groundbreaking begins at 500 MW lignite plant in Poland


A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place in Poland on the site of a €800m lignite power plant in Turów.

Eskom vows labour row will not stall Medupi unit

07/04/2015 The first of six 800 MW units at Medupi coal-fired power plant has been successfully synchronised to South Africa’s national po...

Eskom cancels Alstom and hires ABB for coal plant contract

07/04/2015 South African utility Eskom has terminated a contract with Alstom for control and instrumentation work at the 4800 MW Kusile po...

MHPS in control systems deal for India supercritical coal plant

20/03/2015 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has won an order for control systems for a supercritical coal-fired power plant being built in...

AfDB says western nations ‘hypocritical’ in decision to rule out funding coal power

20/03/2015 The head of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) is defending his decision to continue financing coal-fired power plants, desp...

MHPS and Larsen & Toubro win India boiler deal

04/03/2015 A deal for two large-scale supercritical-pressure boilers has been won by a joint venture between Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Syst...

Clean coal capacity in India predicted to hit 103 GW

04/03/2015 India’s clean coal capacity is forecast to grow by approximately 103 GW in the next decade as the country seeks to meet its sur...

Vattenfall’s Hamburg coal-fired power unit finally set to activate

25/02/2015 Vattenfall plans to start full commercial operations of the long-delayed first unit (800 MW Moorburg B) of its new coal-fired p...

France confirms end to subsidies for coal plants abroad

09/02/2015 French Prime Minster Manuel Valls has confirmed that France will withdraw its support for coal-fired power plants abroad, altho...

BHEL to build first supercritical plant in Telangana

06/01/2015 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a $600m contract for what will be the first supercritical thermal power plant i...

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