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Malaysia ultra-supercritical coal-fired plant goes online


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.

Pakistan celebrates launch of new $2bn coal plant


The government of Islamabad has announced that its $2bn, 1320 MW coal-fired power plant has successfully commenced commercial operations.

Bharat Heavy commissions third coal unit at India power project


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 wins huge India boiler orders


Clyde Bergemann India has clinched orders to install efficiency equipment into seven new 660 MW supercritical boiler units in India.

Vattenfall boss calls on German government to focus more on CHP and end coal


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.

Wingas chief says German green expansion won’t succeed without gas


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.

Another UK coal plant closes after capacity market failure


Eggborough power plant in East Yorkshire is to close, leaving England and Wales with just six coal-fired power plants.

Uncertain future for British gas power despite current dominance


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.

Cross-party group says Brexit could lead to energy shortages and high prices


A House of Lords parliamentary committee has requested a full study be made on the likely impact of Brexit on both energy supply and prices for the UK.

Kocher says Engie re-positioning is complete


Engie chief Isabelle Kocher says the French firm’s concern is now with the scale of growth it can produce after declaring that the business’s ‘repositioning’ is now complete.

Delivering speedy coal plant emission reductions

23/01/2018 Electrostatic precipitators are the most important pollution control devices to remove suspended particulates from the flue gas in coal plants, write Thompson Tsai and Ken Parker

Bulgaria uses presidency to call for relaxation of coal rules


Bulgaria, currently holding the floating EU presidency, has appealed to Brussels to relax the rules around using coal-fired power generation.

UK confirms coal-fired power closure plan


The UK government is to close coal-fired power plants not equipped with carbon capture and storage technology by October 2025, according to a statement by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Gas power still holds sway in the UK but renewables climb


Windy conditions saw renewable power generation hit record levels in 2017, as the effects of the Capacity Mechanism reduced price volatility in the second half of the year. These are the key findings from a new report by energy market monitoring firm EnAppSys.

New transatlantic company to serve coal power generation


A new, transatlantic partnership is set to deliver efficiency and environmental benefits to power station operators by utilising the very latest computer modelling techniques.

Poland concludes bidding process for new coal-fired plant


Plans to build a new 1 GW coal-fired power plant in Poland are moving ahead, with the bidding process for its construction completed this week.

Chinese firms to build Bangladesh clean coal plant


A consortium of Chinese companies is building a clean coal power plant in Bangladesh. 

Siemens steps up digital focus with new MindSphere centre


Siemens has made a statement of intent on asserting digital technology in its power generation unit, with the opening of its MindSphere Application Centre in Berlin.

Chinese investment continues to facilitate Bosnian coal-fired power


Two Chinese companies are behind the latest joint venture to build a coal-fired power plant in Bosnia.

EU to assist coal regions transition as ‘death spiral’ predicted


Brussels is planning to help EU coal regions diversify into renewables, advanced coal technology and energy efficiency, as part of an initiative launched on Monday.

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