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4 February 2022

China opens largest green hydrogen project at 150 MW

3 February 2022

China’s Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group has switched on the world’s largest green hydrogen project, a 150-MW alkaline electrolyser that is powered by a 100-MW solar farm.

India to invest $2.6bn in solar capacity to reduce exposure to China

3 February 2022

India has revealed ambitious plans to invest $2.6bn in supporting domestic manufacturers of solar modules in a bid to cut imports from China.

AsiaElec:JERA to move into Japanese solar with 1-GW plan

3 February 2022

Japan's biggest power generator JERA is to spend JPY160bn ($1.4bn) to develop 1 GW of solar capacity in Japan over the next five years by joining with local energy developer West Holdings Corp.

Taiwan’s Ming Rong Yuan NE to invest $100mn in offshore facilities base

28 January 2022

Taiwan’s Ming Rong Yuan NE is to invest NT$3bn ($108.3mn) in building a research, production and storage base for underwater jacket foundations and renewable energy facilities at the Port of Kaohsiung.

Tamil Nadu power plants at risk because of coal shortages

28 January 2022

Three coal-fired power plants in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu are unable to go online because of government caps on coal mining output.

Meeting 1.5 °C could cost $75 trillion by 2050

28 January 2022

Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C could cost reduce global GDP by 2%, or $75 trillion, by 2050 as spending must increase to accelerate the energy transition.