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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.

tata power

Blockchain-enabled solar energy trading launched in Delhi

Tata Power, in partnership with India Smart Grid Forum and Australian technology firm Power Ledger, has launched a first-of-its-kind peer-to-peer solar energy trading project in Delhi.
exxonmobil

COVID-19 forces ExxonMobil to cut its Singapore workforce by 7%

ExxonMobil has announced that it will cut its workforce in Singapore as part of efforts to sustain the impact of the pandemic and to remain competitive in the future.

Mitsubishi’s H-25 gas turbines to burn ammonia commercially by 2025

Mitsubishi Power is developing a 40MW gas turbine that would be fueled 100% by ammonia.
offshore wind

Floating offshore wind: Asia Pacific’s next frontier

A new study released by Wood Mackenzie, states that floating offshore could be the next frontier in wind power development in Asia Pacific.
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.
thermal power plant

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.
adb

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.
renewable energy

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.
singapore vpp

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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