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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.

New technology helps bring electricity to developing nations

America leads the world in power transmission technology due to the development of microprocessor relays

Asia is looking at independent power to supply new capacity

With double-digit growth in electric consumption Asian countries are opening up generation to competitive independent power producers

Raytheon, Foster Wheeler land Chinese boiler contract

Raytheon Engineers & Constructors Inc. and Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. have been selected to provide a boiler island for two power plants in China in a contract valued at approximately (US)$185 million.

Westinghouse, New World Power join forces to serve renewable energy market

Westinghouse Electric Corp. and New World Power Corp. have signed an agreement forming a long-term alliance to serve the global renewable energy market. They will jointly develop, market, construct, operate and maintain, and own renewable energy power systems with three primary product offerings--utility grid connected wind farms and hydroelectric facilities to produce electricity to sell to large utilities, off-grid renewable power systems to produce electricity from integrated renewable energy

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