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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.
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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.
5 days ago

Asia to lead nuclear power expansion in the next 10 years

The region will install more than 49 GW over the period.

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.

BESS gains edge with declining costs

It costs less compared to pumped-hydro storage and Compressed Air Energy Storage.

Bangladesh's energy efficiency boost may save $460M in LNG costs

Gas-fired power plants with low efficiency use more gas annually.

Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements in the region

Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.

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.

China's carbon market tightening to boost RE demand

Press reports suggest that China is looking into reducing the free emission allowance.

ASEAN could save $800b in decarbonisation costs with regional cooperation

This could happen in a scenario where sharing of resources is “unconstrained.”

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.

Bangladesh foresees surge in natural gas electricity production by 2032

The power sector accounted for a 39% share in the total natural gas consumption in 2023.

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.

Offshore wind capacity in South Korea and Japan to surpass onshore installations

However, their offshore capacity is expected to only exceed 200 MW in 2025.

NEFIN Group works double time to catch up on projects

CEO Glenn Lim explains how a delay turned out good as the company aims to reach 667 MW of capacity by 2026.

China leads government tender allocations in 2023

A total of 137 GW government tenders were awarded globally.

Retirement of oil and gas plants needs five times the speed to achieve climate goals

An average of 64 GW from oil and gas needs to be phased out each year until 2035.

China approves 106 GW of coal project, derails climate commitments

Coal approvals rose fourfold in 2020 and 2023, compared to the 2016-2020 period.