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A substantial reduction in fossil fuel use coupled with electrification through renewable energy can help the world halve emissions by 2030, says a new United Nations report.
Technip Energies has won a front-end engineering design contact for Equinor’s 800-MW Firefly offshore floating wind project in South Korea.
China’s Envision Energy has agreed to supply wind turbines to the 600-MW Monsoon Wind Project in Laos after signing a deal with developers with Impact Energy Asia Development.
Vietnam is seeking more cargoes of coal from South Africa and Australia for delivery in April and May as domestic production falls and supplies from Asia tighten amid growing prices.
The global wind industry posted its second-best year ever in 2021, posting 12% growth and adding 93.6 GW of new capacity onshore and offshore, bringing the global fleet to 837 GW.
Thailand’s state-owned PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has joined the ranks of oil and gas companies to adopt a long-term goal of net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Wind and solar accounted for a record 10.3% of global electricity consumption in 2021, after solar generation rose by 23% and wind grew by 14%.