Belgians to build Tabriz power plant as Iran looks for $30bn for energy sector

Tabriz power plant: A Belgian company has won the contract to build a $700m, 600MW combined cycle…

Turkish company wins $4.2bn contract to build string of Iranian power plants

 Iranian power plants: Turkiah  energy company Unit International has reached a $4.2bn  deal with Iran’s energy ministry to…

Regions agree to open Pakistan hydro power projects up to foreign investors

Pakistan hydro power: Pakistan’s regional authorities this week unanimously agreed to invite foreign companies to take over…

Tajikistan looks to EBD to fund Nurek Hydro Power plant

Tajikistan is negotiating with  Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and several other financial institutions to raise the…

Angren-Pap rail line gives Tashkent ammunition in Tajik ‘water wars’

Construction of the new $1.9bn Angren-Pap electrified railway line connecting Uzkbekistan’s territories in the  Fergana Valley with the…

India set to beat China to $1.6bn Bangladesh power plant project

Bangladesh power plant: Indian’s state-run  Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) looks set to secure the contract to build…

$1trn to be invested in Indian energy sector by 2030, says Minister

As much as $1trn could be invested in the Indian energy sector over the next 15…

China’s State Grid Corp looks to attract $50trn for ‘global energy internet’

China’s State Grid Corp, one of the world’s biggest utility companies, is planning to build a global…

Foreign investors asked to bid for $30bn Iranian electricity projects

Iranian electricity generation projects worth a total of $30bn are to be offered up to foreign…

Moscow cuts gas supplies to Ukraine as Crimean blackout continues

Russia has stopped gas supplies to Ukraine because Kiev has defaulted on a prepayment deal, Gazprom…

Cotton, electricity and the Aral Sea: The troubled waters of Central Asia

Fed by the melting glaciers of the Tian Shan and Pamir Mountain ranges on Kyrgyzstan’s and…

EBRD pledges $200m to address Tajik energy crisis

Tajik energy crisis: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to invest $200m in Tajikistan…

Budget deficit prompts Mongolian power plant privatisation

Mongolian power plant privatisation: Mongolia’s Treasury is inviting tenders for someone to underwrite the sale of…

China pledges $3bn to UK’s Hinkley Point nuclear plant

China has pledged to  invest $ 3.1bn  in the construction of  the UK’s Hinkley Point nuclear power…

K-Water and Rushydro to build Vladivostok hydro plant

Vladivostok hydro plant: The South Korean company  K-Water is to help Russia’s RusHydro build a hydroelectric plant and…

India and Korea in $10bn Iranian energy park consortium

Iranian energy park: A consortium of Iranian, Indian and South Korean companies are looking  to set up…

Russia to commission $830m Kerch Strait electric cable

Russia’s Energy Ministry has given the go-ahead for the construction of an $830m  electric cable along the…

Saudi Arabia and Russia agree $10bn investment programme

Saudi Arabia’s and Russia’s  state-run investment finds last month sealed a deal which will see the two…

Asian Development Bank pledges $750m to Azerbaijan electricity upgrade

Azerbaijan electricity upgrade: The Asian Development Bank (ADB)  today agreed  to invest $750bn in the reconstruction and modernisation of…

President Jinping set to put China-Pakistan superhighway in motion

China-Pakistan superhighway  China’s President Xi Jinping has arrived in Pakistan, where he is expected to announce…

Iran nuclear accord welcomed by Russian Foreign Ministry

Iran nuclear accord:  Russia’s Foreign Ministry has welcomed the deal over Iran’s nuclear program that was struck…

Georgian hydroelectric power station contract put out to tender

Georgian hydroelectric power station: The contract for a feasibility study and the construction, ownership and operation of…

Hungary halves Paks contract term for supply of Russian nuclear fuel

Hungary halves Paks contract term: Bending to pressure from the EU, Hungary  has agreed to cut the…

Jordan commissions Rosatom to build its first nuclear power plant

Jordan and Rosatom have signed a $10bn contract that will see the Russia state-owned nuclear firm construct…