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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.

Renewables funding will speed-up Maldives’ C-19 recovery

Increasing investments in renewable energy projects can help Maldives to accelerate economic recovery post COVID-19 and create more jobs - The World Bank.

Hitachi Zosen and Naval Energies expand floating wind cooperation

Hitachi Zosen and Naval Energies have signed a new MoU as part of their collaboration to design and build floating wind turbines off the Japanese coast using Naval Energies' semi-submersible floater solution.
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Corporates’ 2020 progress on energy and sustainability revealed

How corporates are addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the changing energy landscape whilst prioritising the energy transition.

Over $6 trillion is required per annum to address six global...

The World Economic Forum has released a new whitepaper to help the global investment community to address six specific threats to sustainability.
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ADB aid to unlock renewables investments in Bangladesh

The ADB has awarded a $17.7 million loan to Spectra Solar Park Limited for the development of a 35MW utility-scale solar pv project in Bangladesh.
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New partnership targets startups for global energy reform and decarbonisation

RMI has formed a new alliance with investment firm Emerald Technology Ventures to accelerate decarbonisation and the global energy transformation.

Myanmar wins $350m World Bank credit to expand energy generation

The World Bank has approved a $350 million credit to help Myanmar to increase the output and efficiency of power generation.

Masdar and Uzbekistan Government sign 500 MW wind PPA

Masdar has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan and JSC National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan for the development of a 500 MW utility-scale wind farm.

GE to upgrade gas turbines at Japanese industrial power plant

A Japanese steel producer has retained GE to upgrade the gas turbine at its Chiba Power Plant.
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Iberdrola joins new ‘Race to Zero’ global alliance

Iberdrola has joined the Race to Zero alliance, an initiative established to achieve an emissions-neutral global economy by 2050.

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