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15 October 2020

Solar crowned king of global energy markets

14 October 2020

Solar may now be the cheapest source of electricity in history, but the IEA has called on governments to invest more in renewables or risk missing the Paris Agreement goals

ENERCON to supply first 5.5-MW turbines for largest onshore wind farm in Vietnam

14 October 2020

Germany’s ENERCON is to supply its first E-160 EP5 E2 wind turbines to Vietnam’s 400-MW Ea Nam wind farm.

JERA to close inefficient coal-fired plants by 2030

14 October 2020

Japan's biggest power generator JERA is to close the coal-fired power plants it views as inefficient by 2030 as part of wider plans to achieve net zero emissions of carbon dioxide by 2050.

Vietnamese LNG projects move forward

9 October 2020

The Vietnamese city of Haiphong has approved two LNG-to-power projects that are estimated to cost a combined $7bn.

AfDB courts more Japanese investment

8 October 2020

The African Development Bank has urged Japanese investors to collaborate with local partners in Africa in order to stimulate growth on the continent.

China brings back coal switching

8 October 2020

China has returned to its strategy of switching out coal for natural gas, confident in its ability to meet the surge in winter demand the transition will bring.

Kepco E&C teams up with shipbuilder for floating reactors

8 October 2020

South Korea's Kepco Engineering & Construction Company (Kepco E&C) and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-operate on the development of floating nuclear power plants.