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Eaton’s EV Technology for China

SHANGHAI, China … Power management company Eaton today announced it will introduce technologies from its eMobility business in China to help automakers meet increased demand for electric vehicles (EVs) in the market. The announcement was made at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. More than 60 percent of the world’s EVs are sold in China, and sales in the region are expected to increa ...

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GE Out of Two French Offshore Projects

GE Renewable Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm to be cleared of any legal recourse. This memorandum of understanding terminates GE’s exclusive supplier status on the two other projects carried out by EMF for which Siemens Gamesa will supply the turbines. Currently, the t ...

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OCBC Will Not Fund Coal in Vietnam

OCBC Bank, South-east Asia's second-largest lender, said two Vietnamese coal-fired power plants will be the last it finances as it increases funding for renewable projects. "We won't do any new coal-fired power generation plants in any countries, except for the power projects that we are already in, or we have committed to," chief executive Samuel Tsien said in an interview at its Singapore headquarters on ...

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Poyry Win Contract for Bo Thong Wind Farm

Bo Thong Wind Farm, the latest renewable energy assignment owned by B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited, one of Thailand's fastest growing independent power producers, have awarded  Pöyry the owner's engineering services assignment for this 16MW wind farm project located in Mukdahan province, Thailand.  Pöyry's assignment includes EPC bid evaluation and negotiations, energy yield assessments, pr ...

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Vietnam Desperate for More Energy

With a rapidly growing economy, Vietnam is facing an increase in energy demand which is forecasted to grow 10 percent annually. The Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2017 released by the Vietnamese government in collaboration with the Danish Energy Agency states that electricity demand is expected to grow eight percent annually until 2035. Vietnam’s economy is forecast to grow at a rate of between 6.5 and 7.5 p ...

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$1BN Announced by ADB & ASEAN for Green Finance

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) along with Southeast Asian governments and major development financiers has launched the “ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Catalytic Green Finance Facility,” a new initiative that aims to mobilize more than $1 billion in green infrastructure investments across Southeast Asia. The initiative is expected to provide loans and technical assistance for sovereign gre ...

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Smart City Spending to Reach $35.4 BN by 2022

Spending on smart city initiatives in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) will reach $35.4bn by 2022, a 16.8 per cent increase over the 2018 forecast, according to IDC. The analyst’s Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide reports that the combined spending from smart cities programmes from Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, and Seoul are expected to hit over $4bn this year. China will account ...

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ASEAN Launch $1 Billion For Green Infrastructure

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and major financiers on Thursday launched a facility to spur more than US$1 billion (31.78 billion baht) in green infrastructure investments across Southeast Asia. The facility offers loans and technical assistance for sovereign projects in areas such as sustainable transport and clean energy, the ADB said during the meetings of As ...

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Rolls-Royce & ABB announce global Microgrid cooperation

Rolls-Royce and ABB announce global microgrid cooperation •       Partnership on microgrid solutions that integrates digital technology and efficient hybrid power systems  •       Rolls-Royce and ABB will offer microgrids for utilities, commercial and industrial establishments Rolls-Royce and ABB have an ...

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Vestas Win 2 Southeast Asian Wind Orders

The first order is the company’s first V150-4.2 MW order in Southeast Asia for a project in Vietnam, and the second order was secured using customised solutions for a 43 MW order with a first 20-year service contract in Taiwan. In Vietnam, the company has won its first V150-4.2 MW order in Southeast Asia, signed the project with an undisclosed foreigner investor. This 42 MW order includes supply and install ...

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