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REGULATION WATCH: New customs duty on solar equipment threatens India’s RE goals 

The government will be introducing a 25% rate on solar cells and 40% on solar modules in April.

REGULATION WATCH: New customs duty on solar equipment threatens India’s RE goals 

The government will be introducing a 25% rate on solar cells and 40% on solar modules in April.

Private firms eclipse the growth of the Philippines' solar power industry

Solar Philippines flagged the lack of foresight amongst businesses to meet high demand.

Masdar gains foothold in Southeast Asia through Indonesian solar project

It is set to launch what would be the largest floating solar PV plant in Indonesia this year. 

Could phase-outs harm Asia’s nuclear energy growth?

The region is expected to bring 30GW in electricity per year with 32 reactors under construction.

Will 30 years be enough to achieve carbon neutrality?

Countries need time to decarbonise old assets, too, Black & Veatch claims.

Three reasons why agrivoltaics could be key RE sector in India

Geography is a major factor why the country is best to adopt agrivoltaics, IEEFA says.

Why are Australia’s coal plants exiting at a faster pace?

Coal plants’ profitability is declining with the entry of low-cost renewable energy.

Renewable growth is grappling in South Korea

Could this be due to geographical barriers, prices, or the presidential elections?

Renewables growth in Asia risks collapse sans transmission system expansion 

Black & Veatch says this will need government policies, investment, and storage capacity.

LEGAL BRIEFING: Will the energy bill dim out competition in SG’s electricity generation market?

Under the bill, the Singapore regulator will be allowed to be a market player.

Direct PPAs should be scaled up: Asia Clean Energy Partners

But doing so poses financial risks to the operator due to the longevity of contracts.

Geothermal power needs policy boost to stay on the net-zero track

Its annual capacity additions averaged only 500MW annually in the last five years.

How running the Jawa-7 helps Indonesia’s clean energy transition

With plant efficiency as high as 45%, the Jawa-7 power plant produces lower carbon emissions.

India’s rooftop solar capacity growth will remain slow unless…

IEEFA worries that the growth is sluggish with only a 1.8GW annual additional capacity.

The Philippines is poised to lead Southeast Asia in sustainability

It could 'leapfrog' to be a regional leader with renewables projected to be worth $30b by 2030.

Vietnam’s return to coal puts renewable energy transition at risk

Vietnam should craft incentives to carry out cost-competitive renewables, argues IEEFA.