AsiaElec - Asia Power

25 July 2023

Bangladesh to receive India’s first ever transnational power plant transfers

24 July 2023

In a rare first in southern Asia, India’s Adani Group earlier this month commissioned the country’s first ever wholly transnational power supply.

Lights off at Eraring would not mean lights off statewide for NSW

23 July 2023

Australia’s most populous state could shut the doors at the nation’s biggest coal power plant almost immediately, and at the same time take a significant step towards achieving ongoing local decarbonisation goals.

Japan, Abu Dhabi to work on hydrogen-ammonia possibilities

23 July 2023

Leading Japanese energy firm JERA has agreed what is being termed a strategic collaboration agreement with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) of the UAE to work together on future hydrogen and ammonia projects.

BASF, Mingyang to build offshore wind farm off southern China

23 July 2023

The windfarm, in Zhanjiang Municipality of Guangdong Province, will have a total installed capacity of 500 MW and is expected to go online in 2025.

Mitsubishi to lead on next-generation fast reactor development

23 July 2023

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been earmarked by the central government in Tokyo to head the nation’s push into next-generation fast reactors; this is a sodium-cooled design aimed to come online at some point in the 2040s.

India battery capacity – 20 GW to be reissued

23 July 2023

India’s powerful Ministry of Heavy Industries in New Delhi is reportedly aiming to issue a new large-scale 20-GW tender to help add to the country’s ever increasing levels of battery storage capacity.

US envoy John Kerry says US-China climate affairs require “more work”

22 July 2023

US climate envoy John Kerry has said that the US and China have failed to reach new climate agreements but that talks on the issue during his recent four-day visit to Beijing were a step forward.

Chubu to take part in geothermal power project

20 July 2023

Chubu Electric Power Co. of Japan has decided to participate in the world's first geothermal power generation and district heating supply project. The Eavor-Loop project by Canada’s Eavor Technologies is planned for Bavaria, Germany.

Australian consortium to develop floating offshore wind

20 July 2023

A consortium led by Ireland-based Simply Blue Group plans to develop a floating offshore wind project off the New South Wales Hunter region in Australia.

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani plans 20-GW renewables hub

20 July 2023

Adani Group chairman and billionaire Gautam Adani has said the conglomerate will build the world’s largest hybrid renewables hub in Gujurat, in Khavda.

Toshiba, GE plan to produce Haliade-X nacelles in Japan

19 July 2023

Japan’s Toshiba and US-based GE plan to start producing nacelles for GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines in Japan in 2026.

Enel to sell 50% of Australian green business to Japanese oil company INPEX

19 July 2023

Enel Green Power (EGP) of Italy will sell 50% of Enel Green Power Australia (EGPA) and Enel Green Power Australia Trust to INPEX Corporation of Japan.

Danish firms to develop $1.3bn offshore wind energy project in Bangladesh

19 July 2023

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) will work on a $1.3bn offshore wind project off Bangladesh with its project development subsidiary Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP). The 500-MW project will be in the Bay of Bengal.

Hong Kong offshore LNG terminal commences operation

18 July 2023

Hong Kong’s new offshore LNG terminal has begun operations after receiving its first shipment of 139,000 cubic metres of the super-chilled fuel Offshore Energy reported on July 17.

Solar and wind to supply more than 33% of world power by 2030

18 July 2023

A new analysis by RMI in partnership with the Bezos Earth Fund, reveals that surging solar, wind and battery capacity out to 2030 is now in line with ambitious net-zero scenarios.