Environment

Singapore approves $49m funding for low-carbon energy research

Various agencies helped formed the initiative.
6 months ago

Singapore approves $49m funding for low-carbon energy research

Various agencies helped formed the initiative.
6 months ago

Thailand throttles back on coal plant plans

Coal generation to shrink to 10% in 2030.
6 months ago

APAC renewables a ‘compelling' investment pick as energy demand rises: BlackRock

A low carbon recovery can help restore job demand, fiscal balances.
6 months ago

SEA wind power needs $14b new investments by 2030

This will support the 8.9 GW of new wind power capacity expected to be added by then.
7 months ago

China to go carbon neutral by 2060

China currently comprises about 38% of global emissions.
7 months ago

Solar surge push out coal plants in Australia

Wholesale electricity prices are sinking lower than it costs to buy coal.
9 months ago

Coal should have no part in economies' post-COVID plans: UN chief

Antonio Guterres expressed concern that new coal plants are still being financed.
9 months ago

Asia lags in energy transition policy response: report

Governments have been prioritising immediate needs such as wage subsidies.
9 months ago

Fossil fuel lock-in worsens electricity prices for Southeast Asia

Power sector planners assumed that locking in coal would lead to a least-cost system.
9 months ago

Japan tightens state lending for overseas coal plants

It received criticisms in funding such plants in Indonesia and Vietnam.
9 months ago

Microgrids: Helping to Bring Reliable, Accessible and Clean Energy to Asia

Energy demand across Asia is surging and expected to grow by two-thirds by 2040, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. At the same time, more than 65 million people mostly in Southeast Asia are without adequate or reliable access to electricity.
9 months ago

Long recovery ahead for India's power generation

The relaxation of lockdowns failed to drive power demand.
9 months ago

Transmission investment boosts New South Wales' green push

The call for projects for its renewable energy zones saw 113 registrations of interest.
9 months ago

Japan mulls suspending 100 ageing coal plants by 2030

These make up nearly 90% of the country’s power plants built before the mid-1990s.
10 months ago

Japanese firms urge government to shift to renewables

They also recommended introducing carbon pricing.
10 months ago

China mulls 1,100GW coal power cap by end-2020

The country aims for peak CO2 reduction by around 2030 latest.
10 months ago

Energy transition takes off in the Philippines

Congress has approved a resolution against permitting new coal plants.
10 months ago