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26 September 2023

Blackrock-owned Akaysha and Itochu form alliance for battery storage projects in Japan

25 September 2023

Developer Akaysha, owned by global asset management giant Blackrock, and Japanese conglomerate Itochu have joined forces to embark on an alliance aimed at spearheading the development of battery storage projects in Japan.

Structural defects postpone Japan’s first floating offshore wind farm

25 September 2023

Commissioning of Japan’s Goto City Offshore Wind Power Generation Project has been postponed by two years following the discovery of defects in the floating structures used for the project.

Japanese offshore wind a victim of renewed interest in nuclear power

25 September 2023

As Japan works to bring online an increasing number of its long-mothballed nuclear power plants, one unintended victim of the need for large quantities of power looks like its offshore wind (OSW) sector.

Mitsui, Northland to partner on 1-GW offshore wind project off Taiwan

25 September 2023

Canadian developer Northland Power and Japanese trading conglomerate Mitsui & Co. have financed the 1-GW Hai Long wind project off Taiwan.

Indonesia's electricity provider invests in biomass ecosystem

25 September 2023

PT PLN (Persero) of Indonesia is developing a biomass ecosystem as an alternative raw material to replace coal, with a focus on community engagement from end to end.

Japan explores carbon capture and storage partnership with Malaysia

25 September 2023

Japan is set to initiate discussions regarding the possibility of storing its captured carbon dioxide (CO2) in Malaysia, as part of its efforts to combat climate change, The Japan Times reported.

Malaysian water and power producer Malakoff eyes gas plant and energy export deals with Singapore

25 September 2023

Malakoff Corp Bhd, an independent power and water producer based in Malaysia, is actively pursuing opportunities for expansion, which include securing a new gas plant and exploring energy export agreements with Singapore.

Indonesia Clean Energy Forum advocates for reforms to integrate renewable energy

22 September 2023

The Indonesia Clean Energy Forum (ICEF) and the Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) are urging Indonesia to reform its electricity system to integrate renewable energy, particularly solar and wind, known as variable renewable energy (VRE).

Hydropower crisis hits Asia: China and India lead the plunge, fossil fuels surge

22 September 2023

Asia has witnessed a precipitous decline in hydropower generation, reaching its fastest rate of decrease in decades, with China and India experiencing sharp drops, according to recent data.

Global energy storage company GoodWe completes 10.95-MW Solar Citra Project in Malaysia

21 September 2023

Global solar inverter and energy storage solutions leader, GoodWe, has concluded the Solar Citra Project, a 10.95-MW solar project in Perak, Malaysia.

Laos positioned to thrive as ASEAN embraces renewable energy

21 September 2023

As ASEAN nations commit to reducing their dependence on fossil fuels and embrace renewable energy sources, Laos finds itself in a prime position to reap the benefits of this green energy transition.

Indonesian geothermal energy company prepares for Initial Public Offering

20 September 2023

PT Barito Renewables Energy Tbk (BREN), a company under the leadership of Prajogo Pangestu from Indonesia, is gearing up for its initial public offering (IPO).