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Rising demand for electricity across the world outpaced growth in green power output in the first half of 2021, creating increased consumption of coal in power generation and a corresponding rise in CO2 emissions.
BlackRock Real Assets is to invest $100mn in the South Korean solar sector by taking an equity stake in Brite Energy Partners.
India’s NTPC Ltd has secured three major projects in Africa and the Caribbean as part of the Indian-led International Solar Alliance’s (ISA) drive to improve access to power across the developing world.
Indian solar developer Acme Group has acquired land to build a green hydrogen and ammonia production complex at the port of Duqm in Oman.
Small modular nuclear reactors could play a crucial role in meeting Paris Agreement emissions reduction targets, increasing the pace of the electrification that is a mainstay of the energy transition.
Chinese wind turbine manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy has launched the prototype of its new MySE 16.0-242, the world’s largest hybrid drive wind turbine, with a nameplate capacity of 16 MW.
China Three Gorges has bought Alcazar Energy Partners’ (AEP) renewables portfolios in Egypt and Jordan as the Chinese giant expands into the Middle East and North Africa.
Japan’s Kansai Electric Power and Germany’s RWE Renewables have announced plans to work to develop offshore wind capacity off the Japanese coast, building on their work together in the UK.
China aims to use solar and wind to produce 66,900 tonnes per year in of green hydrogen in the cities of Ordos and Baotou in Inner Mongolia.
The future of plans for a gas pipeline, trade links to South Asian ports, power transmission lines and railways will remain up in the air until the direction of the new Afghan regime is clear.
Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) is to issue a multicurrency medium-term note (MTN) programme and green bond framework in order to raise $3bn to fund renewables projects
Engie has commissioned the 280-MWp Raghanesda Solar Power Park in the state of Gujarat in India.
Corporate renewable PPA volumes in Asia-Pacific more than doubled to 3.8 GW in 2020, Wood Mackenzie said
Sri Lanka is to stop building coal-fired power plants and aims to double renewables’ share of the power mix by 2030, the government said in its latest climate plan.
Australia’s Origin Energy and Japanese shipping company, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) are to develop green ammonia exports by developing a supply chain for the renewable in Australia.