AsiaElec - Asia Power

19 September 2023

G7 efforts to move emerging economies away from coal falter in India

18 September 2023

G7 plans aimed at steering emerging economies towards cleaner energy sources and away from coal have seen little progress on the subcontinent.

Japan’s Takahama nuclear power plant restarts Unit 2 after 12-year hiatus

18 September 2023

Unit 2 of the Takahama nuclear power plant in Japan's Fukui Prefecture has been successfully restarted after a shutdown of over 12 years.

Privately operated geothermal plant in Taiwan hits power production milestone

18 September 2023

The operators of Taiwan's first privately-run megawatt-level geothermal power facility have said that the facility has now generated over 38mn kWh of electricity since its inauguration in November 2021.

Indonesia set to host Southeast Asia's largest EV battery plant

16 September 2023

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on September 14 that a ground-breaking electric vehicle battery facility, a JV between Korean giants Hyundai and LG in West Java, is poised to become the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.

Indonesia ponders battery recycling to meet EV battery demand

16 September 2023

The Indonesian government is currently considering allowing the recycling of old batteries to be processed into electric vehicle batteries.

Thailand's Gulf-Ratch secures LNG supply agreement with Gunvor for power generation

15 September 2023

Thailand's Gulf Energy Development pl (GULF), in collaboration with Ratch Group Public Company Limited (RATCH) have announced a significant milestone in their joint venture project.

India's KEC International secures new orders worth INR10.12bn

15 September 2023

KEC International Limited, a leading player in India's infrastructure sector, has made waves in the industry by securing an impressive array of new orders, collectively valued at INR 10.12bn ($121.7mn).

Asian Development Bank and GreenYellow to bring solar power to Vietnam

15 September 2023

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has joined forces with GreenYellow Smart Solutions Company Limited, a France-based firm, to embark on a transformative initiative in Vietnam.

Indian blackouts demonstrate a lack of foresight by New Delhi

14 September 2023

New Delhi is in the process of searching for more LNG in a bid to alleviate socioeconomic turmoil brought about by ongoing blackouts in some areas.

Pertamina's 'Independent Energy Villages' initiative powers 58 Indonesian villages with renewable energy

13 September 2023

Pertamina, the state-owned oil company in Indonesia, has successfully powered 58 villages across the nation using renewable energy sources as part of its corporate social responsibility program known as the 'Independent Energy Village.'

EGCO Group invests in 50% stake of 1,304-MW power portfolio in the US

13 September 2023

EGCO Group, a leading Thai power company, has acquired a 50% stake in the EGCO Compass II, a subsidiary registered in the United States

Hitachi Energy India Ltd wins contract to connect 300-MW solar project in Rajasthan

12 September 2023

Hitachi Energy India Ltd has secured a contract from Ayana Renewable Power to facilitate a crucial grid connection solution for an expansive 300-MW solar photovoltaic project situated in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

G-20 agree to increase renewables, but no deal on fossil fuels

12 September 2023

The G-20 leaders have agreed to triple renewable energy by 2030 but they missed the boat on fossil fuels.

Indonesia to move away from fossil fuels, swamp gas now a fuel option

12 September 2023

Indonesia is a nation optimistic about leading the charge in energy transition, particularly when it comes to moving away from fossil fuels.

The Global Biofuel Alliance and revamping future power generation

12 September 2023

With the world focused on the refusal of the G20 to condemn Russian aggression against Ukraine in New Delhi, Indian efforts at establishing a worldwide biofuel alliance took something of a back seat when news agencies did their usual summit wrap-up.