Celebrating 10 years of the LEAP Engine programme On July 13, 2008, CFM International’s parent companies, GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines, made history by launching the advanced LEAP-X engine programme. “That was a great day for CFM and a bold move for GE and Safran Aircraft Engines,” said Gaël Méheust, president and CEO of CFM International. “That day, they committed to a multi-billion-dollar engine development programme that, at the time, did not have an airplane application. But the parent companies were so confident in the joint venture and its future that they also renewed the partnership agreement to the year 2040.” The first engine application didn’t come until about 18 months later, when COMAC chose the LEAP engine to be the sole Western power plant for its new 150-passenge C919 in December 2009. A year later, Airbus chose the LEAP engine as an option for its A320 new engine option aircraft. In November 2011, Boeing made … [Read more...] about Celebrating 10 years of the LEAP engine programme
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Interest in Singles’ Day sales skyrockets in VN An analysis conducted by online shopping aggregator iPrice found that Việt Nam’s interest in November 11 Singles’ Day sales skyrocketed this year. According to internet traffic data, the company discovered a huge jump of 210 per cent in the number of customers participating in the Singles Day sales in Việt Nam compared to the same time last year. By analysing Vietnamese search trends on Google, iPrice found that keyword searches for “November 11” began growing steadily nearly two weeks prior to the date, three times higher in search interest compared to the same period last year. In addition, Vietnamese consumers were now much more familiar with the November 11 tradition which originated from China, and excitedly look forward to it as an important annual promotion period. For the event, big merchants offered different promotions with discounts being the most popular, together with vouchers, flash … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 13/11
Viet Nam News by DataLeads NEW DELHI — According to the recent Hydropower Status Report, East Asia and the Pacific has the highest annual increase in hydropower capacity with China contributing the largest share of installed capacity. Over 90 per cent of the capacity added in 2017 in the region came from China, which increased its total installed capacity to 341,190 MW. Japan is second in the region with an installed capacity of 49,905 MW. It is followed closely by India with an installed capacity of 49,382 MW. In India, added capacity was contributed by the 1,200 MW Teesta III project in the Himalayan north-eastern state of Sikkim. Việt Nam is ranked fourth in the region with an installed capacity of 16, 679MW. It added to the greater Mekong region’s capacity with its 260 MW Trung Sơn project becoming fully operational in 2017. Pakistan’s installed capacity is 7,477. Country’s new power project received certified emissions reduction … [Read more...] about Which Asian Country Has the Most Hydropower Capacity?
At the launching ceremony (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has launched more than 1 million voluntary carbon credits from household biogas plants to the international market as part of the Biogas Programme for the Animal Husbandry Sector in 2016-2020. The number of credits represents the equal reduction of 1 million tonnes of CO2. Speaking at the launching ceremony in Hanoi on June 26, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam said the project has the largest number of voluntary carbon credits in the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the biogas sector. It is a special project that contributed over 50 percent of the total expenses for implementation, he said. Vietnam along with other nations joining the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change submitted the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 21, in Paris in 2015. The Southeast Asian country has committed to cutting … [Read more...] about Vietnam launches over 1 million carbon credits to international market