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All news, reports, projects, policy and legislation impacting the power and energy generation sectors in continental Asia and Asia-Pacific, with a specific focus on news out of Japan, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Uzbekistan, Taiwan and Malaysia. News and updates from the Asian Development Bank and Green Transformation fund concerning investments, as well as updates on the Asian energy transition, renewable energy integration, fossil fuel use, tenders and auctions within Asia will also be included.

Masdar signs strategic agreement with Samruk-Kazyna

Masdar to explore renewables opportunities in Kazakhstan

Masdar and Samruk-Kazyna have signed a strategic agreement to explore renewable energy opportunities in Kazakhstan and support the country’s clean-energy objectives.

Siemens Energy to supply F-class gas turbines to Chinese CHP project

Siemens Energy will provide F-class gas turbine island equipment for the Zhaoqing Dinghu Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation project.
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Valmet to automate Malaysia’s second-largest thermal power plant

In Malaysia, Kapar Energy Ventures has selected technology firm Valmet to automate its 2,200MW thermal power plant.
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Thailand energy company secures ADB aid for renewables and EV projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued funding to be used to increase renewable energy and EV charging infrastructure in Thailand.
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Beijing 2022 Olympics to be powered by 100% renewable energy

Beijing is set to power the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics with energy sourced from 100% renewable energy.
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Singapore selects Hitachi ABB for virtual power plant storage

Technology firm Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to provide its energy storage solution for Singapore’s first virtual power plant.
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Global energy storage installations to exceed 10GW in 2021

According to a new report released by research firm IHS Markit, the global market for energy storage will more than double in 2021 from the 2020 level.
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South Korea announces ambitious 8.2GW wind complex

South Korea has unveiled a $43.2 billion project to develop an 8.2GW wind complex offshore the Sinan County, South Jeolla Province.

Scottish tidal turbine generates first power in Japan

Simec Atlantis Energy Ltd. has announced that its Scottish built tidal turbine and generation equipment have been successfully installed in the Goto Island chain in Japan.
Japan

Japan suffers power outages after 7.3 Fukushima quake

A powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck late Saturday 13 February 2021, off the coast of Tohoku, leaving at least 100 people injured.

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