AsiaElec - Asia Power

10 October 2023

Malaysia, UAE partner on $8bn in renewables

9 October 2023

Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to co-establish renewable energy capacity of 10 GW in the Southeast Asian country by 2035. The renewables UAE’s investment would be worth $8bn by 2025, said officials.

Taiwan Fertilizer expands into clean energy with ammonia investments

9 October 2023

Taiwan Fertilizer Co. (TFC) is set to make a foray into the clean energy sector by harnessing the potential of ammonia as an effective carrier for low-carbon hydrogen, announced chairman Lee Suen-zone recently.

Pakistan orders LNG spot cargo for December

9 October 2023

State-run Pakistan LNG Ltd has awarded a tender to Swiss-based energy and commodities trader Vitol for the delivery of an LNG cargo in December. It marks Pakistan’s first spot purchase of a cargo of the super-chilled fuel in more than a year.

Korean small modular reactor barge design takes a step forward

9 October 2023

The efforts between HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and Kepco Engineering & Construction (Kepco E&C) to design a floating offshore nuclear power barge have achieved early approval from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

Malaysia reveals plans in renewable energy and hydrogen economy

6 October 2023

Malaysia is set to become a regional leader in the renewable energy and hydrogen economy sector with the unveiling of the Hydrogen Economy and Technology Roadmap (HETR) and the implementation of the National Energy Transition Roadmap (NETR).

Chevron, Pertamina forge geothermal exploration partnership in Indonesia

5 October 2023

Jasa Daya Chevron and Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) have sealed a series of agreements pertaining to the geothermal working area in Way Ratai, Lampung, Indonesia.

Compressed air energy vault in old mine planned in Australia

4 October 2023

Hydrostor, a global long duration energy storage (LDES) developer and operator, and Perilya, a developer and operator of global mining projects, have entered into a binding agreement to leverage the existing mining assets at Perilya’s Potosi Mine.

India to tender 7.2-GW offshore wind off Tamil Nadu

4 October 2023

India will offer developers a tender of bids for the allocation of a 7.2-GW area of offshore wind off the coast of the south-eastern state of Tamil Nadu.

Vietnam’s Thi Vai LNG facility ready for commercial operations

4 October 2023

Vietnam has marked a key milestone in its push to develop its gas industry, with the country’s first LNG warehouse and terminal complex having completed a series of additional technical tests and now ready to commence commercial operations.

Growth of global offshore wind slows in first half of 2023

4 October 2023

The world added a total of 5.6 GW of offshore wind capacity in the first half of 2023, reaching a total of 63.2 GW, according to the World Forum Offshore Wind’s new Global Offshore Wind Report.

Tata Steel unveils 10.8-MW floating solar power project in Jamshedpur

4 October 2023

Tata Steel Limited has successfully commissioned a 10.8 MW floating solar power project situated on the upper cooling pond at its Jamshedpur plant.

Indian government inks deals for six 7-MTPA coal mines in latest auctions

4 October 2023

The Ministry of Coal in New Delhi has finalized agreements with six winning bidders in the seventh round of commercial coal mining auctions.

Thailand's power authority imports LNG to help reduce electricity costs

3 October 2023

Jiraporn Sirikam, Deputy Governor for Power Generation of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), has revealed that EGAT has procured LNG under short-term contracts from 2023 to 2027, totalling 1.2mn tonnes per year.