Regulation

South Korea jacks up renewable energy quota to 25%

The new quota, which represents a sizeable increase from the current 9% target, will be implemented in October.

South Korea jacks up renewable energy quota to 25%

The new quota, which represents a sizeable increase from the current 9% target, will be implemented in October.

India continues to delay anti-pollution rules for coal-fired power plants

The country initially set a 2017 target date for power companies to comply.

Hydrogen value chain to be developed in Japan

It will cover all aspects of low-carbon hydrogen production to utilisation.

Thailand to maintain renewables growth, outperform in SEA: report

The country has a highly supportive, regulatory environment for the market.

Taiwan's offshore wind sector stays afloat amidst tariff cuts

Investors with neither experience nor capacity in the sector seek chances to buy into an existing project.

Singapore, UK sign statement of intent for bilateral energy collaboration

They will cooperate on energy-related topics such as market regulation, clean energy technologies.

Philippines' power consumption to contract by 5.9% by end-2020

Slowdown in economic activity and the pandemic to weigh on the power and renewables sector.

Japanese business lobby pushes coal-friendly policy

A study revealed that it has undermined the country’s climate change efforts.

Indonesia's geothermal sector gains from new renewable pricing policy

Over 6GW of the country’s geothermal projects are in the pipeline.

India's renewable sector to get boost from Electricity Act amendment

Energy storage will be included in the National Renewable Energy Policy.

Australia's AEMO publishes 2020 Integrated System Plan

It picked four actionable projects expected to be completed by 2022-26.

India extends safeguard duty on solar imports till 2021

The government announced a 14.9% duty up until 29 January.

Red tape hampers $12b aid to India's power retailers

The delay is blamed to a requirement that the state governments underwrite the loans.

India is now the most competitive clean energy auction market

The country is currently ranked as the top emerging market for clean energy investment.

Electricity trading opportunities open for India's grid vision

The country already has transmission lines with Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.

Bangladesh mulls capping coal power to 5GW

This could bar 18GW of proposed plants from being built.

Japanese policy still focussed on long-term energy security

No formal change to existing policy has been announced.