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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.

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Wärtsilä selected to provide flexible baseload power for Indonesian mine

PT Freeport Indonesia has selected technology company Wärtsilä for the development of a 128MW power plant in Indonesia.
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Design intervention: Pope given hydrogen popemobile

Pope Francis has received a gift of a hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai adapted for his mobility needs.
Wärtsilä storage capacity

Wärtsilä wins 90MW energy storage contract in southeast Asia

Wärtsilä has received an order for 90MW / 90MWh of energy storage capacity from an existing South East Asian customer.
Steel fuel cell

Doosan and Ceres Power sign South Korea fuel cell deal

Ceres Power Holdings and Doosan Fuel Cell Company have signed an agreement to build a 50MW mass manufacturing facility for fuel cell stacks in South Korea.

Power sector concerned over Indonesia’s controversial Omnibus Law

Indonesia’s House of Representatives recently passed the Omnibus law, hailed by President Joko Widodo as the answer to improving the country's investment landscape.

South Korea’s KEPCO cancels foreign coal power investment

South Korea’s majority state-owned utility KEPCO plans to cancel or convert to LNG two remaining overseas coal power projects in its pipeline.
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Japan’s largest power generator to close inefficient coal plants by 2030

Japan’s biggest power generator JERA has committed to shutting down all inefficient coal-fired power plants in Japan by 2030.
Vietnam solar project

Vietnam’s first certified green loan to fund 257MW solar project

B.Grimm Power has secured a green loan from the Asian Development Bank to develop a solar power project in Vietnam.
China

China needs $5 trillion to hit carbon-neutral target

China requires over $5 trillion of investments to reach its pathway for carbon-neutrality by 2060, according to Wood Mackenzie.
A surge in well-designed energy policies is needed to put the world on track for a resilient energy system that can meet climate goals says the IEA.

Pandemic frames IEA forecasts in World Energy Outlook

The IEA has called for a surge in well-designed energy policies to put create a resilient energy system to meet climate goals.

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