Wed, 23 May 2018 13:06:09
Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant
A slow-moving lava flow is starting to close in on a power plant near Kilauea volcano, which has authorities scrambling to keep it from becoming part of the drama.
Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00:00
Siemens plans high efficiency power
GERMAN technology powerhouse Siemens, which has been involved in power generation in the Thai market for nearly 40 years, sees high-efficiency power plants as the trend for the country’s energy sector, which could lower electricity price and also be environmentally friendly.
Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00:00
Team to probe woes in renewables sector
THE Indonesian government plans to set up a team to solve financing problems for renewable energy power plants, as the government has signed 75 power purchase agreements (PPAs) with private companies.
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:48:48
B Grim Power clears financing for expansion
B Grim Power shareholders have approved dividends of Bt0.30 per share to be paid on May 11 and a Bt50-billion debenture within five years to prepare for the company’s overseas business expansion.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00:00
PLN operates first biomass power plant
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Power venture to fill in gaps
YOMA STRATEGIC Holdings Ltd (YSH) has joined with International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Norfund to invest US$28 million in Yoma Micro Power Pte Ltd, which will implement solar power plants and mini-grids to power telecommunications towers and off-grid communities in rural Myanmar. Melvyn Pun, chief executive officer of YSH, said.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Russians also tried to cover up when they poisoned Europe with Chernobyl
On the morning of April 28, 1986, monitoring equipment at a nuclear power plant in Sweden detected an alarming amount of radiation in the atmosphere. Judging by air currents, it was determined that the radioactive cloud came from the Soviet Union.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
GE, Samsung bag $900m deal for Java 1 plant
THE DEVELOPER of the Java 1 combined-cycle power plant, claimed to be the biggest of its kind in Southeast Asia, has granted an engineering, procurement and construction contract worth US$900 million to a consortium consisting of General Electric (GE), Samsung C&T and PT Meindo Elang Indah.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:00:00
PUBLIC WILL HAVE SAY ON POWER PLANT SITES
The National Energy Reform Committee has said that, under the planned energy reform, Thais could propose areas for the construction of power plants as a means to lessen the problems associated with the building of large-sized facilities due to unmet demands of the public sector.
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Lao growth ‘bright in medium term’
A WORLD BANK economist team has projected that economic growth in Laos will start to recover from 2019 onwards after major hydropower plants begin commercial operation this year.
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 19:03:48
BANPU TO PAY BT2.5 BN
The Supreme Court has ordered coal producer Banpu Plc to pay a total of Bt2.5 billion, including interest, to the plaintiff in a case in which the firm was found to have been deceptive in a partnership to develop a coal mining and power plant project in Hongsa, Laos.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 20:02:23
B Grimm shows growth, eyes Asean expansion
B Grimm Power Plc recorded total revenue of Bt23.7 billion for fiscal year 2017, a 14 per cent growth compared to the previous year, thanks to the opening of new power plants. The company’s EBITDA margin increased to 28 per cent and the normalised net profit margin rose to 9 per cent. It is now looking to expand into various industries in Asean.
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:26:50
Group protests Krabi waste-to-energy project
The Baan Nai Chong preservation group in Krabi is protesting a new waste-to-energy plant, claiming it will have an impact on health in their community.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:04:49
New TMI subsidiary meets all power plants’ needs
Theeramongkol Industries (TMI) has set up a subsidiary, Theeramongkol Energy, catering to all types of power-generating factories.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:50:00
Thepa network challenges deal on power plants
Fifty members of the Thepa residents network for sustainable development on Thursday submitted a formal letter objecting to the agreement this week between Energy Minister Siri Jiraphanpong and anti-coal plant protesters to review the coal-fired plant projects in Krabi and Songkhla’s Thepa district.