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How India could accelerate clean energy deployment

IEEFA cites demand-side measures to increase clean energy share in its power mix.

Severe heatwaves will have limited effect on China’s hydropower

The heatwaves are concentrated in regions less reliant on hydropower.

China leads almost 25GW hydropower installation in East Asia, Pacific

The country added nearly 24 GW of hydropower in 2022.

South, Central Asia install nearly 2GW hydropower in 2022

The region has a total installed hydropower capacity of 164 GW.

Asia faces financial risks with energy transition

Fossil fuel exit is still a steep climb as Asian markets need to rely on coal power at least in the short run for energy security.

Wind, solar generation share hits 12% in 2022

Renewables and nuclear account for 39% of global electricity generation.

Conventional thermal power to continue dominating Cambodia’s power market

It is expected to account for 73% of the power mix in 2032.

China to double wind, solar capacity by 2025

It would exceed the 1,200GW 2030 target ahead of time.

Untapped offshore wind potential can power Japan’s shift to clean energy

Unleashing wind potential could boost Japan’s share of clean power to 90% by 2035, according to the think tank, Ember.

G7 calls for faster fossil fuel phase-out, but sets no deadline

The G7’s push for faster decarbonisation includes ending subsidies for coal power, and supporting cleaner energy technologies.

India should revive thermal power plants over investing in new ones: report

IEEFA estimated that acquiring 6.1GW of stranded plants could help meet energy security needs. 

Price pressures for solar installations ‘slightly dampen’ expansion: report

Solar PV capacity growth dominated the non-hydropower renewables sector. 

Asian Power Forum 2023 focuses on Malaysia’s energy transition

Industry experts converge in Kuala Lumpur to discuss consumer confidence, RE initiatives, and the future of green hydrogen.

Japanese firms are leading supplier for geothermal power projects

These firms accounted for the majority of global geothermal equipment.

New battery storage capacity to grow over 400GWh annually by 2030

Rystad Energy noted this is a ten-fold increase compared to current annual additions.