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Indonesia agrees deal with US to develop nuclear power
Jakarta this week confirmed an agreement at the US Embassy in the Indonesian capital, putting in place a deal whereby US know-how would help to deploy a number of small modular reactors (SMR) around the Southeast Asian nation.
China’s continued mixed signals on coal production
Despite the April 2021 assurances, and further promises made to the international community a year earlier that China would be carbon neutral by 2060, indications now point to these promises being largely hollow.
Malaysia powered by 25% renewable energy
Malaysia’s Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Minister has declared his nation is on track to meet its 2025 renewables targets, with the national grid already sourcing 25% of all electricity supplies from green energy.
The Netherlands looks East for Asian battery-tech tie-up
The Netherlands’ Liesje Schreinemacher, the current Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Minister in The Hague, has announced plans to forge links to existing battery-tech and hydrogen projects in Japan and South Korea.
Taiwan blackouts loom as another NPP goes offline
Taiwan took a significant step closer to going fully non-nuclear last week when Unit 2 of the nation’s Kuosheng Nuclear Power Plant in the north of the country, not far from Taipei, was reported as having been safely shut down.
China drives global wind turbine orders to new record in 2022
Global wind turbine order intake hit new highs in 2022, with 44 GW procured in the fourth quarter and 134.6 GW for the year. Both of these order intakes were records, says a new analysis by Wood Mackenzie.
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