AsiaElec - Asia Power

23 May 2023

India to hold first offshore wind tender in the next four to six weeks

22 May 2023

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that the Asian country will hold its first offshore wind tender in the next four to six weeks. Initial bids are likely to be invited for 5 GW of capacity.

Offshore moves in green hydrogen highlighted across Asia

22 May 2023

The Korea Institute of Energy Technology (KENTECH), along with Hyundai group members Offshore Engineering (HD KSOE) and HD Korea Shipbuilding, signed an agreement with the American Bureau of Shipping to investigate offshore green hydrogen production.

Xi presents grand development plan for Central Asia

21 May 2023

Some observers conclude, however, that the big event produced lots of rhetoric and little action.

Indian lithium find bodes well for New Delhi, less so for Beijing

21 May 2023

A recent announcement by the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has said that the volume of lithium reserves discovered in Rajasthan is higher than previously known reserves in Jammu and Kashmir, found further to the north.

Renewables bring positives, but also never before seen issues for Vietnam

21 May 2023

Vietnam’s International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) is bearing the brunt of increasing numbers of local disputes centred around the installation of new, and ever improving forms of renewable energy in the country.

Sri Lankan plans to go nuclear by 2032 but face multiple hurdles

20 May 2023

In a statement from government’s Sectoral Oversight Committee on Energy and Transport, a crucial caveat to the plan was added, in that Russian expertise is a necessary prerequisite for any ambitions to become a nuclear-powered nation to succeed.

Floating solar to add 610 MW to Philippines PV capacity

17 May 2023

Plans for a 610.5-MW floating PV plant on the Philippine’s largest lake, Lake Laguna, south-east of the capital Manila, have cleared the nation’s Department of Energy.

Vietnam okays goal of 6 GW of offshore wind by 2030

17 May 2023

Vietnam has targeted a goal of 6 GW of offshore wind by 2030. The goal is part of the country’s Power Development Plan 8 (PDP8), which also boosts liquefied natural gas (LNG).

India amongst 10 highest emitters, but has lower emissions per capita – WRI

16 May 2023

India surpassed the EU in total annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, becoming the third-largest emitting country after China and the US, according to Climate Watch data.