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17 September 2021

Vestas secures 50-MW order from wpd for Taiwan

16 September 2021

Vestas has secured a 50-MW order from German developer wpd for Taiwan’s Chuangwei 2, Leadway 2 and Hsinyuan wind farms.

Australian solar minnow sets world solar cell efficiency record

16 September 2021

Australia’s SunDrive said this week that it had set a new world record for solar cell efficiency

Santos signs MoU with Timor-Leste over CCS project

16 September 2021

Australian independent Santos has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Timor-Leste energy regulator to implement carbon capture and storage (CCS) at the Bayu-Undan project in the Timor Sea.

Bank of China urged to give up coal financing

16 September 2021

Bank of China, one of the world’s largest investors in coal-fired generation, has been urged by a group of green NGOs to abandon coal funding and switch to backing clean and renewable energy.

Ørsted seals Vietnamese wind tie-up with T&T

16 September 2021

Denmark-based Ørsted and Vietnam’s T&T are to launch a strategic partnership on offshore wind in Vietnam.

Green giants unite to work towards full sustainability of renewable energy

16 September 2021

A group of leading green energy developers has identified the need for a close alliance between solar and wind in order to meet global climate goals and to achieve a just transition away from fossil fuels.

India keen to cement green partnership with the US

16 September 2021

Indian Power and Renewable Energy Minister Raj Kumar Singh has urged the US to join the Indian-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) as New Delhi seeks to boost its global renewables reputation.

Vietnam sets date for first LNG imports

16 September 2021

The country is banking on foreign supplies of the cleaner burning fuel to underpin both economic expansion as well as its decarbonisation.

Global coal plans collapse by 76%

16 September 2021

The global pipeline of proposed coal power plants has collapsed by 76% since the Paris Agreement in 2015, bringing the end of new coal power construction into sight, new research by green think-tank E3G finds.

AsiaElec: Japan opens bidding for 360 MW of offshore capacity

15 September 2021

Japan’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (METI) is to open bidding for 360 MW of offshore wind capacity in the north of the country.

Demand for carbon-neutral LNG grows amid growing criticism

10 September 2021

Demand for carbon-neutral LNG is rising, but critics are increasingly arguing that using carbon offsets is not an effective way to combat climate change.