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Powering Singapore With Australian Solar

he desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, is not the most obvious place to build and transmit Singapore’s future electricity supply. Though few in the southern states are yet to take notice, a group of Australian developers are betting that will change. If they are right, it could have far-reaching consequences for Australia’s energy industry and what the country sells to the world. K ...

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Dasu Hydropower Projects has land acquisition approved

Executive Committee of the National Economic Council has approved the revision in cost of land acquisition and built up property of Dasu Hydropower Project. The meeting of the ECNEC was held in Islamabad on Monday with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh presided in the chair. The chair also directed that the Ministry of Law may be requested to give its opinion in a week's time ...

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Floating Offshore Wind For South Korea

Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and the Korean power company Korea East-West Power (EWP) have formed a consortium to develop floating offshore wind project Donghae 1, off Ulsan in South Korea. The consortium is currently launching the development of a 200MW floating wind farm near the KNOC-operated Donghae natural gas field, and will carry out a feasibility study for the wind farm. The constr ...

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Can Blockchain Speed Up Asia’s Energy Transition?

We have just over a decade to contain climate warming to below 1.5°C. Any feasible economic path to achieving that goal requires us to obtain nearly all of our energy—85 per cent by 2050—from renewable sources. It is technically possible to exit fossil fuels, if we are able to muster the political will to do so. We currently do not use all the technologies available to their full potential and only satisfy ...

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New PV Projects For Cambodia

Cambodia’s council of ministers announced Friday that it has approved four new large-scale solar power projects with 140 MW of total capacity. The projects, which were submitted by local group Schneitec Infinite, Chinese panel maker Risen Energy, Ray Power Supply, and Green Sustainable Ventures, will be constructed on a Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis. A 20 MW solar park will be located in the Bavet province, ...

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Asia Innovations in Generation & T&D For Energy Transition

Black & Veatch’s new regional leader brings focus to integrated conventional, renewable, distributed generation and the power grid  Governments across Asia are tapping on innovations in generation, transmission and distribution technologies to fulfil their energy transition ambitions.  At the core of the energy transition is the need to address the increasing power demand that follows rapid populat ...

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The Mekong & US Asia Strategy

When the next round of Asian summitry kicks off later this month in Bangkok, one of the key areas that will be in the spotlight within U.S. policy will be the Washington’s approach to the Mekong subregion – a shorthand for the area in mainland Southeast Asia through which the Mekong River, one of the world’s longest and largest rivers, runs. While U.S. interest in the Mekong has been longstanding, the subre ...

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Solar Focus For China’s Silk Road

The "New Silk Road" or Belt and Road Initiative is an ambitious project expanding China's trade and industrial reach into the rest of Asia and the world. Powered by traditional fossil energy sources, such a massive project creates another source pumping tons of CO2 into the atmosphere for decades to come. There is an alternative. China has a penchant for building things in a big way. That's certainly the ca ...

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Waste-to-energy Asia

Liu Xiao spends her weeks visiting sludge and organic waste treatment plants across China. The travel can be tiring but as a technical and policy adviser on waste management she must help implement President Xi Jinping’s vision of a “beautiful China”. Ms Liu’s job is to provide technical assistance to governments and companies trialling the next generation of waste-to-energy technology: methane capture. The ...

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