AsiaElec - Asia Power

20 June 2023

SJVN pens memo to develop 5 GW of renewable capacity in India

19 June 2023

India’s SJVN has signed a memorandum of understanding with the country’s Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. (MAHAGENCO) to develop 5 GW of renewable energy projects in the Indian state of Maharashtra, the company announced last week.

Air Liquide strikes Chinese wind, solar PPA with Three Gorges

19 June 2023

French gas tech manufacturer Air Liquide has entered into a power purchase agreement with China Three Gorges Renewables and China Three Gorges Corp. Jiangsu Branch, subsidiaries of China Three Gorges, a major renewable electricity producer.

Australian wind power owners set for $5.8bn in profit over next 20 years

19 June 2023

Australian wind energy asset owners stand to earn AU$8.5bn ($5.8bn) in net profit over the next 20 years, according to an analysis of the efficiency of wind power in the country that was carried out by IntelStor.

Offshore green hydrogen production now a reality in China

19 June 2023

A Chinese government-owned wind turbine manufacturer has, for the first time, successfully managed to produce green hydrogen from regular seawater at an offshore location.

Easy to overlook, Bangladesh could prove key to Asia’s energy transition

19 June 2023

The 173mn residents of populous Bangladesh are often overlooked given the country's geographical location immediately east of India and on a subcontinent economically dominated by the 1.4bn population of its neighbour.

Unusually high June temperatures forecast to send coal use soaring

18 June 2023

An ongoing early summer heatwave across much of East Asia has led to predictions that coal use will rise dramatically in the coming weeks as hundreds of millions across Japan, South Korea, China and to a lesser extent Taiwan turn to air conditioners.

South Korea’s return to nuclear power picks up the pace

18 June 2023

Work has now started at the all-important Shin Hanul nuclear power plant after the central government gave the all clear earlier in the month in a meeting of the Power Development Project Promotion Committee.

A trio of subcontinent nations agree far-reaching power trade deal

18 June 2023

Bangladesh, India and Nepal have put pen to paper on a draft agreement aimed at developing a greater degree of tripartite energy infrastructure than is currently in place over the next few years and beyond.

Mitsui, Toyo Construction to form joint venture on offshore wind

14 June 2023

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Toyo Construction will form a joint venture on offshore wind. The companies had first announced they would consider a JV in February 2022.

Indonesia stumbles its way to an effective energy transition policy

13 June 2023

As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and the biggest in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is forecast by many economists to have the fourth-largest economy in the world by the middle of the century.

Vietnam becoming more influential in global lithium battery markets

13 June 2023

Although at present a non-binding MoU has been signed for three years, if successful it would lead to the annual conversion of 20-25,000 tonnes of lithium.