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Huge market for small wind turbines in China
24 Jan 12
China’s potential for offshore wind power is placed at 750 GW, or three times that of onshore wind resources.
Japan's wind capacity records slowest growth in 10 years
21 Jan 12
Japan's wind power capacity rose 11.7 percent in the year to March 2011as the country was set to launch a new subsidy system to lure...
Vietnam promotes peaceful use of nuclear power
20 Jan 12
Vietnam wants peaceful and responsible use of nuclear power while ensuring power security and safety.
China may approve nuke plants again in first half
18 Jan 12
The government of China will resume approving new plants after the announcement of the nuclear safety plan cleared by the Ministry of...
Pressure mounts for Indian PM to solve power woes
17 Jan 12
Indian PM Manmohan Singh will come under intense pressure to respond to the country's power crisis when he meets power executives.
China Power celebrates breakthroughs in wind projects
16 Jan 12
The Xianrendong Wind Farm Project located in Lufeng of Yunnan Province has been offcially approved by the Yunnan Development and Reform...
Strong demand boosts Asian solar stocks
13 Jan 12
Asian solar stocks surged on a spate of good news about results and prospects worldwide.
Tepco's gas use projection on record high to offset nuke loss
12 Jan 12
Tepco bumped up its gas use plans to a fresh record high to make up for lost nuclear output after the destruction of its Fukushima Daiichi plant...
Japanese govt may take control of nuke plants from private utilities
11 Jan 12
The Japanese government may take control of the nation's nuclear power plants away from private utilities, in a bid to improve...
Carbon tax to spark dispute between Chinese airlines and EU
11 Jan 12
Chinese airlines may sue the EU as they refuse to impose surcharges on customers relating to the emissions tax.
Malaysia to boost renewable energy generation by more than 5 times
9 Jan 12
Malaysia will increase the percentage of electricity generated from renewable energy to 5.5 per cent from the less than one per cent currently...
India’s largest solar power plant goes on line
9 Jan 12
The Adani Group has commissioned what is being touted as India’s largest solar power plant after a build process that took only five...
India produces more power from bioenergy
5 Jan 12
The increasing number of bioenergy power generation projects in 2011 produced 500MW of energy.
Indonesian government policy hampers renewable energy growth
4 Jan 12
Indonesia still has a lot of hard work to do to exploit its full potential in renewable energy.
CLP Power reduces planned tariff hike to 4.9% in 2012
2 Jan 12
The company's original proposal in Hong Kong was for a 9.2% increase.
China to build Asia's biggest coal-fired power plant
30 Dec 11
China's Shenhua Group is planning to build the largest coal-fired power station in Asia over the next five years.
Tepco urged to consider state control
28 Dec 11
Japanese Trade Minister Yukio Edano urged Tepco to consider temporarily going under state control.
S.Korea activates emergency energy plan
21 Dec 11
The country plans to secure energy installations as the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il raised fears over what would happen next in the...
China increases PV capacity target to 15GW
19 Dec 11
China has increased its solar power development target for 2015 by 50% to 15 GW.
What you need to know about Japan’s power market
16 Dec 11
Companies have enough capacity to supply electricity to more than 40% of Japanese households - but there’s a catch.
India to increase energy use with growth targets: PM
14 Dec 11
Increased energy consumption can be expected for India to reach its target of 9% economic growth.
New nuclear projects may be seen in China soon
14 Dec 11
A draft nuclear power safety regulation is now ready to be sent to the State Council after minor adjustments.
China Everbright to loan $100m by year-end to fund waste-to-energy plants
13 Dec 11
The $100m loan is being arranged by Mizuho Corporate Bank.
Sumitomo to build wind power project in South Africa
12 Dec 11
The project will have a capacity of as much as 600 megawatts.
Power shortage in China to worsen in 2012
8 Dec 11
But nuclear will remain key to China's energy policy with new approvals to start in 2012.
Japan to export nuke technology: PM
6 Dec 11
An agreement has been adopted on cooperating, developing and using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes between Japan and several countries....
China doubles surcharge for renewable energy
4 Dec 11
China is doubling the surcharge for solar and other renewables from CNY0.004 to CNY0.008 per kWh.
Vietnam seeks loans for power transmission projects
1 Dec 11
Vietnam is seeking loans from international finance organisations and domestic commercial banks to fund power transmission projects.
Fukushima govt to stop all nuke reactors in its area
30 Nov 11
The governor of Fukushima called on the central government and TEPCO to decommission all nuclear reactors in the Japanese prefecture.
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta to get funding from Asian Development Bank
29 Nov 11
And you'll never guess how much loan ADB approved for the project.
India to build 10 new nuclear plants by 2017
24 Nov 11
Ten new nuclear power projects are part of India's 12th Five Year Plan, from 2012-17.
India limits liability of nuclear power equipment suppliers
23 Nov 11
The Indian government has formally announced new rules which cap the liability of nuclear equipment suppliers in case of accidents.
Vietnam to build its first nuclear power plant
23 Nov 11
Guess which country agreed to lend as much as $9b for the project?
World Bank to invest $1.5B in Indian energy sector
21 Nov 11
The World Bank expects to invest about $1.5 billion in India's energy sector over the next two years.
Korea-Philippines cooperation includes power plant, dam projects
21 Nov 11
A dam and a coal-fired power plant will be built in the Philippines with the assistance of South Korea.
Laos to hold hydropower plant project on Mekong River
21 Nov 11
Mekong River nations will meet on December 7 to decide whether to endorse the project.
S.Korea gets Saudi cooperation in nuclear energy
17 Nov 11
South Korea and Saudi Arabia cooperate in the development of nuclear energy.
Indian solar projects threatened by insufficient funds
14 Nov 11
The Overseas Private Investment Corp nears its limit for lending to projects in India, and other banks may follow suit.
India’s nuke plants are safe, says Atomic energy chief
11 Nov 11
Atomic Energy Commission, Dr Sreekumar Banerjee, stressed the importance to generate greater awareness among local residents that nuke plants do...
Indian solar projects behind January deadline
10 Nov 11
More than one third of the PV projects handed out in India’s first national auction look set to miss their January completion deadline,...
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