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Tokyo asks Malaysia to ease LNG supply woes
Poland says first nuclear power plant will cost $20bn
Vestas reins in outlook as inflation and the energy crisis continue
Wind giant Vestas has reduced its financial expectations for the year because of pressures from inflation and the energy crisis that followed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
COVID policies hurting Chinese power cut efforts
AsiaElec: COVID policies hurting Chinese power cut efforts
Novatek still eyes Vietnamese LNG market
Australia backs global methane pledge
New India-Africa defence pact gives a boost to cooperation
Iran renewables capacity to exceed 1,000 MW by end of Persian year in March
Iran is claiming progress with its solar industry, reaching an estimated total of 1,000 MW in the next six months. Time will only tell whether the country, hit with massive protests and a crisis of legitimacy, will pull off this massive feat.
Climate window set to slam shut, warns Guterres
The world is heading for a 2.8°C rise in global warming by 2100 unless governments urgently improve their emissions targets, the UN warned, otherwise the window of opportunity to take the required climate action will slam shut.
Ukraine war boosts green hydrogen to the tune of $73bn
The war in Ukraine has prompted new investment in green hydrogen to reach over $73bn as costs fall, making fossil fuel-produced hydrogen uneconomic as gas prices soar.
Japan urged to raise carbon price to $30
Japan must rapidly raise its carbon price from $2.6 to $30 per tonne of CO2 if it is to prevent gas to coal switching and drive forward the clean energy transition.
Adani appeals against environmental fine at Udupi coal plant expansion project
Adani is to appeal against a $6.7mn fine imposed in May 2022 by the Indian National Green Tribunal (NGT) for serious environmental breaches at its 1,200-MW Udupi coal power plant.
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