New Projects

All news, trends, markets and announcements related to new projects classified as coal-fired, with specific focus on new projects for power plants and the installation of equipment including boilers, steam turbines, and flue gas cleaning systems. This explores coal as a fossil fuel with high emissions produced during combustion, as well as clean coal innovation.

IEC to build coal fired plant in Tanzania

Australia’s Intra Energy Corporation (IEC) has announced that it plans to invest $236m in Tanzania’s first privately funded coal mine and a coal fired power plant to reduce the nation’s reliance on hydropower.

Agreement reached on Sampur coal plant

Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Power and Energy and India’s high commissioner in Colombo, Ashok Kantha, have announced that an agreement has been reached regarding construction of a coal power plant in Eastern Province.

PVN awards subsidiary second coal plant contract

Vietnam’s state-owned oil & gas company Petrovietnam (PVN) has awarded its subsidiary a contract to build a 1200 MW coal fired power plant in the south of the country.

Peru gives green light to 200 MW thermal power plant

The Peruvian authorities have awarded a 20-year concession contract for the design, construction and operation of a 200 MW thermoelectric plant in Eten, in the northern region of Lambayeque.

TCC agrees $1bn deal on 600 MW Subic Bay project

Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation (TCC) has reached an agreement with two Philippine companies – Meralco Power Generation Corporation (MPGC) and Therma Power Inc (TPI) – to jointly invest $1bn in constructing a power plant in Subic Bay in the Philippines.

Hebei CHP from Datang

The Chinese government has approved plans for a CHP project in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province.

Four percent of new electric generating capacity by 2015 will use...

Only 11,400 MW, or roughly 4%, of the 296,000 MW of new power generation capacity needed by 2015 will be fired by coal, according to a new study. The 296,000-MW total for all new generation is the equivalent of 592 utility-scale, 500-MW plants.

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