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Is China Weaponising Water?

Asia, the world's driest continent in per capita terms, remains the center of dam construction, with more than half of the 50,000 large dams across the globe. The hyperactivity on dams has only sharpened local and international disputes over the resources of shared rivers and aquifers. The focus on dams reflects a continuing preference for supply-side approaches, which entail increased exploitation of water ...

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MHIEC Receives Order to Refurbish the Tsurumi Plant in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

- Renovation to Extend the Service Life of the 1,200 tpd MSW Facility - - The renovation will extend the service life and increase the energy efficiency of the stoker type incinerator facilities, which began operating in April 1995.- Completion is scheduled for March 2023 and is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 6.3% annually. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering ...

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Asia to be World Leader in Wind Energy by 2050

Asia is set to become the world leader in the wind energy over the next few decades and "dominate" both the onshore and offshore wind power industries, said a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Monday (Oct 21). According to the report Future of Wind, Asia will by 2050 account for more than half of all onshore and more than 60 per cent of all offshore wind power installations ...

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Smart Innovations to Speed Up the Energy Transition

Southeast Asia is a region that is developing rapidly at an unfortunate period in human history. As the climate change clock ticks, the region of 641 million people must chart a developmental path that decouples the fossil fuel-dependent economic model of the past with a future that is expected to see global temperatures rise by, at the current rate of emissions, about 3 degrees Celsius. The archipelagic bl ...

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US Reliant on Chinese Polysilicon

The three largest manufacturers of polysilicon in the United States stressed today that Chinese tariffs imposed on U.S.-made polysilicon over the past five years have put the industry at risk, making the U.S. effectively reliant on China for this critical material. During a meeting with the U.S. House Manufacturing Caucus at the Cannon House Office Building, leaders from Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HS ...

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Modular Gas Technology Solutions in the Philippines

German industrial giant Siemens AG is dangling modular-scale gas turbines that can be deployed for the provision of reliable electricity access in many of the Philippines’ island-grids or for industrial end-users opting for distributed generation type of solutions. According to Brian Byrne, chief executive officer for Asia-Power Generation Services of Siemens, the multinational company has whole range of ga ...

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Wind Energy in South East Asia

There is no better time than now for wind power to step up the energy transition and to define our role in the future energy system: the cost reduction of wind energy, the improvement of the efficiencies and reliability of wind turbines and the mounting threat of the climate imperatives are making the case for wind energy.  Following the events during the UN Climate Action Summit in New York last month, the ...

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Denmark to assist Vietnam with Offshore Wind

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) of Vietnam have initiated a partnership with the purpose of mapping the potential for offshore wind off the coast of Vietnam. The Southeast Asian nation needs to invest billions in its future energy production to accommodate growing national demand. A high-level Vietnamese delegation is currently on a study tour to the ...

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Rapid Reverse Engineering

Rapid Reverse Engineering Sulzer reverse-engineers compressor component with 40% cost saving Many industrial processes rely on compressors for a host of essential tasks, from powering machinery to squeezing industrial gases for storage and transportation. When one of its main compressors failed, a company in the Philippines faced high costs and the prospect of a long wait for a critical replacement part. Th ...

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MHPS Completes 880MW Natural Gas-Fired GTCC, Jawa-2 Project for Indonesia’s State-owned Electricity Provider, PLN

- MHPS now generate over 30% of the total power for the Java-Bali region -- Early turnover of the project significantly contributes towards the progress of the government's power infrastructure plan Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) completed the installation and commissioning of the natural gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) facilities for the "Jawa-2 Project." The project, under the a ...

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