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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.

UK and South Korea announce successful trades in flexibility demonstration trial

Project Artemis has completed the successful demonstration of a flexibility trading platform in South Korea’s Peak Response market.
solar energy

Global corporate funding for solar energy declines by 25%

Investments in solar energy projects by corporates reached $4,5 billion during the first half of 2020, according to Mercom Capital Group.

South Korea’s KEPCO backs Indonesian coal project

South Korea's state-owned utility Korea Electric Power (Kepco) has announced that will move ahead with investments in the construction of two coal-fired power plants on the Indonesian island of Java.
IEA renewables

IEA and ADB expand partnership on energy sustainability and resilience

ADB and the IEA to scale up collaboration and advance progress on sustainability with increased focus on energy sector resilience in Asia and the Pacific.

BP partners with JinkoPower to decarbonise China’s companies

The partnership is targeting the development of an innovative, integrated energy solution business delivering renewable power and Energy-as-a-Service digital tools.
IEA renewables

Enel and Norfund to co-finance renewables in India

Enel Green Power has partnered with Norfund for developing countries (Norfund) to co-finance, build and operate new renewable energy projects in India.
IFC Myanmar

IFC finances Myanmar off-grid solar programme

IFC has issued a $3.45 million grant to help the government of Myanmar to finance an off-grid solar programme.
IRENA clean energy

IEA to help Indonesia accelerate the energy transition

In Indonesia, the Ministry of Energy has partnered with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy in the country.

Vestas extends Sulzer & Schmid’s new drone tech in Asia-Pacific

Sulzer & Schmid announced that Vestas has extended the use of its new DJI drone-based blade inspection technology to offer enhanced inspection services across wind farms in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Indonesia’s New Energy Paradigm Digital Series

A joint production from Enlit Asia and partners MKI, this series will highlight PLN’s New Paradigm, the organisation’s latest strategy to drive core areas of Indonesia’s energy transition.

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