The first of two 1000 MW ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plants in Port Dickson have started commercial operations, bringing the total power generation capacity in the Malay Peninsula to 22,748 MW.
The government of Islamabad has announced that its $2bn, 1320 MW coal-fired power plant has successfully commenced commercial operations.
India's power equipment and infrastructure firm Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned a 250 MW coal-fired unit in Bihar that is a part of a joint venture between the state-run electricity firm NTPC and Indian Railways.
Clyde Bergemann India has clinched orders to install efficiency equipment into seven new 660 MW supercritical boiler units in India.
Magnus Hall, the chief executive of Vattenfall, has called on the German government to provide a clear date for coal power phase-out and put more emphasis on combined heat and power.
The head of sales at Gazprom-owned wholesaler Wingas, says the German government’s aim of doubling its renewable power capacity by 2030 will not succeed without the use of gas-fired power as back-up.
Eggborough power plant in East Yorkshire is to close, leaving England and Wales with just six coal-fired power plants.
The head of RWE’s UK unit says the fate of gas power in the country is still uncertain despite it currently being the leading source of power generation in the country, with coal’s decline.