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All news, reports, projects, policy and legislation impacting the power and energy generation sectors in continental Asia and Asia-Pacific, with a specific focus on news out of Japan, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Uzbekistan, Taiwan and Malaysia. News and updates from the Asian Development Bank and Green Transformation fund concerning investments, as well as updates on the Asian energy transition, renewable energy integration, fossil fuel use, tenders and auctions within Asia will also be included.

Philippines looks to geothermal

For clean, reliable power supplyFor the last several years, acute power shortages in the Philippines have posed a threat to economic progress, as blackouts and brownouts of up to 10 hours a day have interrupted commercial activity, causing unemployment and costing the developing country an estimated (US)$1 billion annually.

POWER-GEN Americas 94 focuses on change and competition

"Toto, I have a feeling we`re not in Kansas anymore," said Christopher Maloney, Mission Energy Co. director of business development. Maloney spoke during a session entitled "A Brave New World: Who will Survive?" during the POWER-GEN Americas `94 conference held Dec. 7-9, 1994, in Orlando, Fla.

Stone & Webster consults, provides design services in Asian countries

Stone & Webster Engineering Corp., USA, provides consulting services to the East China Electric Power Design Institute for the design of the turbine island for two 600-MW pressurized water reactors for the Qinshan Nuclear power station in China.

LEG bearings arrive in China

Kingsbury, based in the United States, is supplying 55-inch diameter leading edge groove (LEG) bearings to the Gaotan Hydro power plant in the Hunan Province of China.

POWER-GEN Asia 95

The management of POWER-GEN Asia `95 has issued an industry-wide call for papers for the event, to be held at the Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Center, Sept. 27-29, 1995. Interested authors may submit a 300 to 400 word abstract plus a listing of all authors and co-authors, in English, to POWER-GEN Asia `95 Committee, Times Conferences & Exhibitions Pte. Ltd., Times Center, Level 4, 1 New Industrial Road, Singapore 1953. Submission deadline is April 3, 1995. The committee is int

PFBC demos operate successfully

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

CBIP Diamond Jubilee

The Central Board of Irrigation and Power has issued a call for papers for its Diamond Jubilee Research and Development Session to be held Oct. 9-12, 1995 at the Hotel Taj Palace Intercontinental in New Delhi, India. Full length papers, not exceeding 4,000 words, may be submitted either in typed form or on computer disk to Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021, India. Deadline for entries is March 31, 1995. More information is available from the boar

Line links Vietnamese grids

A 500-kV transmission line between a hydroelectric station north of Hanoi and the southern region of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam is completed and expected to reduce acute electricity shortages in the southern portion of the country. The line represents a first step toward interconnection of the three independent regional grids in the country.

Haxime of Korea buys photovoltaic capability

Haxime Chemical Corp., Samchok, Korea, has purchased the SPI-LINE photovoltaic module manufacturing line of US-based Spire Corp. In addition to supplying Haxime with equipment for photovoltaic module lamination, solar-cell tabbing, cell interconnection, cell-array transfer, and testing of cells and modules, Spire provided training and technical support in a variety of areas from process technology to material supply.

Westinghouse to supply generation equipment in China

Westinghouse Electric Corp., USA, has received four contracts totaling more than (US)$150 million for power generation equipment and services in China.

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