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POWER-GEN Asia set in Singapore in conjunction with DA/DSM(TM) Asia

POWER-GEN Asia `95 is coming to the Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Center on Sept. 27-29, 1995. One highlight of this year`s event will be the launch of Singapore Power, the company that will take over the electricity and gas operations of Singapore`s Public Utilities Board (PUB), a state-owned utility that is to be privatized soon.

Utilities report loans, dividends, credit ratings

The Japanese government`s new measures to deregulate the country`s electric power industry will not impair the creditworthiness of the electric utilities, according to Moody`s Investors Service. The rating agency assigns high investment grade ratings to Japan`s nine electric utilities based on their importance to the country`s economy and a favorable operating environment.

Industry comes together in search for solutions

POWER-GEN Europe `95 confirms technological advances, equipment improvements and expert predictions are lighting the way

Economic growth in Asia will require the construction of thousands of...

Although Asia has a need to add 700 GW of new capacity by the year 2010, the big question that remains is who will provide the financing

Business news and new business

The China International Business Inves-tigation Company Ltd. is now open in Hong Kong to serve overseas businesses working to enter China`s market. Services include investigative reports on business nature, history, background, management and court records, operations, financial status, import and export rights, investment and marketing analyses, sales and purchasing.

Personnel promotions, moves, appointments

Kelvin Bray has been appointed GEC Alsthom`s Power Generation Division managing director, which has been set up by merging the activities of the electromechanical, gas turbine and diesel, and boilers and environmental systems divisions.

Baltic link breaks records

ABB is laying a 150-mile high-voltage dc transmission link under the Baltic sea. The cable, rated at 600 MW capacity with 450-kV dc, will run from Kruseberg, Sweden, to Herrenwyk, Germany. The project will set new world records for both length and capacity.

CMS, ABB partner in private expansion of Moroccan plant

The Moroccan government has selected a consortium of CMS Generation and ABB Energy Ventures to negotiate a definitive agreement for the privatization and expansion of the Jorf Lasfar power plant, located southwest of Casablanca in Morocco. CMS and ABB, both based in the United States, will each hold a 50 percent interest in the consortium.

PFBC demos operate successfully

Advances in high-pressure fluidized bed combustion are the leading development in this interesting new solid-fuel combustion technology

Europe gives priority to reducing power plant NOx and SOx emissions

Cleaning up the environment is a major reason that Europe`s electric generating companies are installing scrubbers, low-NOx burners and AFBC

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