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20 February 2024

Thailand looks to floating solar option to kick-start renewable transition

19 February 2024

Thailand is intensifying efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, driving a significant shift towards decarbonizing its energy sector

Storm-induced blackouts in Victoria reignite debate over energy infrastructure

19 February 2024

The recent blackout affecting more than half a million homes in Victoria, Australia, has reignited a heated debate over the resilience of the state's energy infrastructure and the rapid transition away from traditional energy sources

Japan shows off floating seismic isolation system for SMRs

19 February 2024

Japan has successfully completed a series of large-scale demonstration tests for a groundbreaking floating seismic isolation system aimed at enhancing the feasibility of siting small modular reactors

Coal export values plunge by nearly 30% for Indonesia in January 2024

19 February 2024

Indonesia's coal export values experienced a significant decline, plummeting by 29.76% to reach $2.41bn in January 2024 compared to the same period last year.

Laos seals landmark deal for Southeast Asia's largest wind farm

19 February 2024

In a significant move for renewable energy in Southeast Asia, the Lao government has signed a Project Development Agreement with Savan Vayu Renewable Energy Co., Ltd. for a massive 1,200MW wind farm project.

US grant boosts renewable energy push for PLN in eastern Indonesia

16 February 2024

Indonesia's state-owned electricity company, PT PLN, has secured a $1mn grant from the US Trade and Development Agency to study the feasibility of developing new renewable energy infrastructure in five remote and disadvantaged regions

Shell bullish on LNG, predicts 50% global rise by 2040

15 February 2024

Oil and gas supermajor Shell expects global demand for LNG to soar by over 50% by 2040, the company predicted in its 2024 annual LNG market outlook published on February 14.

China seeks to dominate market for clean ships

15 February 2024

China has successfully forged a leading role in the manufacture of energy transition technologies – namely the mass production of solar panels and electric vehicles.

New floating LNG in Malaysia to utilise Straatman ship-to-shore tech

15 February 2024

Petronas' latest venture in the realm of floating liquefied natural gas in Malaysia will see the incorporation of cutting-edge technology from the Gutch maritime equipment manufacturer, Straatman

Solar and wind power claims over 88% share In Indian renewable capacity as of January 2024

15 February 2024

India is leading the charge towards a sustainable energy future, with solar power taking the spotlight in its renewable energy journey. As of January 2024, solar energy holds a commanding 55% share of the country's total renewable installed capacity,

World must invest $8 trillion in renewables by 2030 to meet COP28 goal

14 February 2024

Investment of as much as $8 trillion in renewable energy and half of that in grids and storage is required to meet the goal of tripling renewable energy capacity by 2030, as agreed at COP28 in Dubai in December.

India maintains interest in Sakhalin-2 project

14 February 2024

Indian authorities are expressing ongoing interest in participating in the Sakhalin-2 and other oil and gas projects, affirming their openness to discussions, stated Pankaj Jain, Secretary of the Indian Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas