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Covid energy plunge shrinking coal development in Asia

Travel restrictions and obstruction of supplies borne out of the pandemic have fast-tracked the drop in new coal in a region considered one of the strongest growth markets for dirty energy, a new Global Energy Monitor report has found. The construction of the Dinginin power station, also known as the Mariveles power plant, has been heavily opposed by residents living near the site as there are already ...

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Vestas wins service agreement for Pililla Project in Philippines

Vestas has secured an agreement with Vena Energy to service its 54 MW Gamesa turbines at Pililla Wind Project in Philippines. Courtesy of Vestas  The agreement is the company’s first full scope multi-brand service deal in the country, leveraging its extensive experience from servicing 3.6 GW Gamesa turbines globally, including Taiwan in the Asia Pacific region. The Pililla Wind project is located 50 kilomet ...

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Singapore gaining ground on Solar target

 Imagine generating renewable energy via solar panels on your rooftop and being able to sell this energy to others. All this could soon be a reality and a step forward for Singapore as it pushes for its 2030 solar target, should a pilot project by power generation firm Senoko Energy and Singapore energy innovation start-up Electrify prove successful. The pilot, also conducted in partnership w ...

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Changes at Enel top management

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”) announces the following changes in management positions, which will take effect as from October 1st, 2020 and were presented today to the Board of Directors by the Chief Executive Officer/General Manager: Global Infrastructure and Networks - Antonio Cammisecra will head this business line, leaving the position of Head of the Global Power Generation business line and the Africa, Asia and ...

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Brahmaputra Dams – China V India

Both the 12th and 13th Five-Year Plans adopted by the Chinese State Council have called for large-scale expansion of hydropower projects in the southwest, including all three provinces of Tibet. The Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra River) is one of the main international rivers identified for hydropower expansion in Tibet. Jiacha Dam to begin operation next month This is the second large hyd ...

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Australia fast track Worlds largest solar-battery project

Australia’s federal government has announced that it will fast-track an ambitious A$22bn ($16bn) 10GW/30GWh solar/battery project that will send 24-hour renewable electricity to Singapore via a 4,500km cable. Angus Taylor, minister for energy and emissions reduction, granted “major project status” to developer Sun Cable’s Australia-ASEAN Power Link (AAPL) project in Australia’s Northern Territory, which ess ...

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BCPG to invest in 600-MW wind project in Laos

Thai renewable energy group BCPG Pcl (BKK:BCPG) plans to invest in a 600-MW wind project in Laos that would be the largest such facility in the ASEAN. The renewable energy arm of Bangchak Corporation Pcl (BKK:BCP) is acquiring, through its unit Impact Energy Asia Development Co, a 45% stake in the Swan wind project, thus leaving a controlling interest of 55% to Impact Electrons Siam, according to a report b ...

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Asia Reassesses Energy Transition Strategies, Accelerates Digital Transformation

Economic and social developments present grid modernization and expansion opportunities in Asia Grid resilience and renewable energy integration remain core investment areas in Asia as the region continues to increase its power grid capacity to support surging energy demand created by industrialization and economic developments. “Asia’s power leaders are reassessing theirr energy transition strate ...

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Taiwan Excellence Launches New “Water” Experience

Taiwan - As the spread of COVID-19 slows down, it seems that a "New Normal" has been established in our lives. When "epidemic prevention" became a topic of discussion in our lives, we began to focus our attention on the basic elements of our homes such as water and air. The use of water in our everyday life is ever-changing. Taiwan Excellence is bringing you a new "water" experience. Even as the pandemic su ...

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CIP partners on 3.5GW Vietnamese offshore plan

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Binh Thuan People’s Committee to develop an offshore wind farm off the coast of Vietnam The 3.5GW La Gan project off Binh Thuan will be one of the first large-scale offshore farms in Vietnam. The project will be led by CIP's CI New Markets Fund I, together with Asiapetro and Novasia. The CI New Markets Fund I has be ...

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