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Nexif Energy Signs EPC Contract for 110 MW Gas-Fired Cogen Project in Thailand

Press Release, Business Wire SINGAPORE--Nexif Energy (Nexif), a leading independent power producer in Asia and Australia, announced that it has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for its 110 megawatt (MW) cogeneration project in Thailand’s Rayong Province. Nexif...

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Solar heat in Vietnam, the new workshop of the world

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Photo: PrimeAsia Leather Company Summary A 5,000 m² flat plate collector field is currently being built at PrimeAsia Leather in Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Vietnam. The turnkey supplier of the installation is Danish-based Arcon-Sunmark, which has its own flat plate...

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China unveils 2017-2021 winter clean heating plan

Judy Hua and Benjamin Kang Lim, Reuters Summary BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Sunday a five-year plan to convert northern Chinese cities to clean heating during the winter through to 2021, state media reported, amid a deepening heating crisis. An unprecedented government campaign...

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The global cooling crisis: What Southeast Asia can do about it

Feng Zengkun, Eco-Business Based on an Eco-Business survey, it was found that people in their countries only have limited awareness of the negative impact of air conditioning and the differences in air conditioner models’ energy efficiency. Image: Arend Veenhuizen , CC BY-SA 3.0 , via...

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How to approach green construction in the tropical zone

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Photo: BCA Summary While nearly zero energy projects in Europe focus on reducing heat demand, green buildings in tropical Singapore require lower cooling loads. To study and discuss methods to meet cooling needs, construction and energy experts from all...

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Chinese firm to develop nuclear district heating plant

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary In a bid to cut down on pollution from coal-fired power during the winter months, a Chinese nuclear company has launched a project to develop a heat-only nuclear reactor designed to provide district heating. China National Nuclear Corporation ...

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Seoul-ar City: South Korean capital investing US$1.5bn for 1GW of PV

Amanda Lennon, PVTech Rooftop solar in Xiamen. Summary South Korean capital Seoul plans to invest US$1.55 billion in a solar plan which aims to install 1GW of PV generation capacity by 2022, according to local sources. “Solar City Seoul” will involve the undertaking of seven initiatives...

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SC Engineering signs $34 mn power plant deal in Thailand

Lee Young-wook and Lee Ha-yeon, Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea Summary South Korea’s industrial plant constructor SC Engineering Corp. has clinched a 36.9 billion won ($33.6 million) worth deal to supply equipment to a power plant in Thailand with Doosan Heavy Industries &...

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Govt weighs use of hay pellets in power plants in bid to stop stubble burning

Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint The recent spike in Delhi pollution, caused due to crop stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, has become a political flashpoint between the AAP, BJP and the Congress. Photo: Reuters Summary New Delhi: In an attempt to contain the pollution crisis in India...