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Sembcorp adds 196MW of wind, solar in portfolio with Vietnam acquisition deal
It will also acquire a stake in a GELEX unit that owns a hydropower asset.
How to make coal plants more profitable by switching to solar?
This should be done through large-scale deals.
Singapore on track for 4 GW imports by 2035
The country currently imports 200 MW of low-carbon power.
China is 2nd most attractive for renewable investments
It garnered a total score of 72, behind the US with 73.6.
Global BESS capacity set to grow 24% annually until 2030
The technology will ensure reliable grid networks amidst growing power demand.
India logs highest peak demand amidst heatwave
Measures have been implemented to ensure enough power supply.
Global solar market adds 447 GW, led by China
However, 80% of the new installations were concentrated in the top 10 markets.
J-Power begins construction on 490 kW hydropower plant in Hokkaido
It will rely on river maintenance flow discharged from the Shin-Katsurazawa Dam.
TagEnergy achieves financial close for 577 MW wind project
The project is the second stage of the 1.3 GW Golden Plains Wind Farm.
ADB pledges $50m fund to support APAC energy transition
The fund will be allotted to renewable energy and other clean energy technologies.
Offshore wind fuels South Korea’s economic growth
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Two recent reports from the Global Wind Energy Council show offshore wind’s significance in the country’s economy.
Oil supply glut seen to weigh on Australia's LNG sector: IEEFA
IEEFA warned this will be coupled by excess supply in the LNG industry itself.
Hong Kong unveils Hydrogen Strategy
It includes promoting regional cooperation and investment in hydrogen.

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IPP Strategic partnership boosts ACE APAC’s New Zealand solar ventures
The company is working with local developer Far North Solar Farm for four solar projects. 
Project Masdar, PT PLN NR conquer Cirata reservoir’s depth for largest floating solar farm in SE Asia
The power plant can provide electricity to around 50,000 households in West Java.
Power Utility Why Singapore could be the ‘tipping point’ for ASEAN renewable and grid development
Heavily reliant on gas, the country is still on track for its 2035 net-zero target, but could be more ambitious to hit its 2050 goal by 2045.
Power Utility Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements in the region
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.
IPP Will the government pay for coal power exit in Vietnam?
The country’s coal power phase-out strategy sees renewables accounting for 67.7%–71.5% of the energy mix by 2050.
Power Utility Japanese utility firms into serious business of reselling LNG surplus
Declining local demand for LNG directs Japanese companies to the South and Southeast Asian markets.
India removes licence requirement to build transmission lines for bulk consumers
The rule applies to those with at least 25 MW of load for inter-state connection and at least 10 MW for intra-state.

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Sembcorp adds 196MW of wind, solar in portfolio with Vietnam acquisition deal
It will also acquire a stake in a GELEX unit that owns a hydropower asset.
How to make coal plants more profitable by switching to solar?
This should be done through large-scale deals.
Singapore on track for 4 GW imports by 2035
The country currently imports 200 MW of low-carbon power.
China is 2nd most attractive for renewable investments
It garnered a total score of 72, behind the US with 73.6.
Global BESS capacity set to grow 24% annually until 2030
The technology will ensure reliable grid networks amidst growing power demand.
India logs highest peak demand amidst heatwave
Measures have been implemented to ensure enough power supply.
Global solar market adds 447 GW, led by China
However, 80% of the new installations were concentrated in the top 10 markets.
J-Power begins construction on 490 kW hydropower plant in Hokkaido
It will rely on river maintenance flow discharged from the Shin-Katsurazawa Dam.
TagEnergy achieves financial close for 577 MW wind project
The project is the second stage of the 1.3 GW Golden Plains Wind Farm.
ADB pledges $50m fund to support APAC energy transition
The fund will be allotted to renewable energy and other clean energy technologies.
Offshore wind fuels South Korea’s economic growth
^ "https://vimeo.com/958210930"
Two recent reports from the Global Wind Energy Council show offshore wind’s significance in the country’s economy.
Oil supply glut seen to weigh on Australia's LNG sector: IEEFA
IEEFA warned this will be coupled by excess supply in the LNG industry itself.
Hong Kong unveils Hydrogen Strategy
It includes promoting regional cooperation and investment in hydrogen.

Exclusives

IPP Strategic partnership boosts ACE APAC’s New Zealand solar ventures
The company is working with local developer Far North Solar Farm for four solar projects. 
Project Masdar, PT PLN NR conquer Cirata reservoir’s depth for largest floating solar farm in SE Asia
The power plant can provide electricity to around 50,000 households in West Java.
Power Utility Why Singapore could be the ‘tipping point’ for ASEAN renewable and grid development
Heavily reliant on gas, the country is still on track for its 2035 net-zero target, but could be more ambitious to hit its 2050 goal by 2045.
Power Utility Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements in the region
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.
IPP Will the government pay for coal power exit in Vietnam?
The country’s coal power phase-out strategy sees renewables accounting for 67.7%–71.5% of the energy mix by 2050.
Power Utility Japanese utility firms into serious business of reselling LNG surplus
Declining local demand for LNG directs Japanese companies to the South and Southeast Asian markets.
India removes licence requirement to build transmission lines for bulk consumers
The rule applies to those with at least 25 MW of load for inter-state connection and at least 10 MW for intra-state.

Join the Asian Power community