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  • GE commits to exiting the coal-fired new-build business

    23 Sep 2020 Power Engineering International
    General Electric, one of coal power’s historic leaders and manufacturers, said it will exit the new-build market as soon as possible.
  • Microgrids: ASEAN’s solution to more sustainable, secure & reliable energy supply for all

    14 Sep 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Addressing the above trends requires using new approaches. One such possible solution may be the adoption of microgrid technologies. Self-contained power networks that can function independently, micr ...
  • Meeting Indonesia's National Renewable Energy Target

    14 Sep 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    This is what M. Ikhsan Asaad, Director of Mega Project at PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), FX Setijastoto, Director General of New Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation at the Ministry of Energy ...
  • How does PLN Successfully Transition to Smart Grid & 4.0 Technologies

    09 Sep 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    In a combined interview and panel discussion last week, Haryanto WS, Director of Jawa Region at PLN (Pesero), Dr Ir Marzan Azis Iskandar, IPU, Rector at Institute of Technology Indonesia and Member of ...
  • Asia Pacific power generation to attract $1.5t of investments

    08 Sep 2020 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    Solar and wind represent 66% or $1t investment opportunities in Asia Pacific through 2030, whilst fossil fuels, mainly coal and gas, make up the remaining $500b. Investments in renewables have overtak ...
  • The deployment will allow SGCC to expand network coverage to more power stations and business offices, while also increasing capacity and flexibility. The deployment covers new deployments in Hebei, H ...
  • Australian blockchain pioneer Power Ledger is partnering with BCPG and Thai Digital Energy Development (TDED) to create a renewable energy certificate (REC) marketplace for the Southeast Asia region.
  • PLN’s Digital Future

    01 Sep 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    In the third episode of a seven-part series highlighting this New Paradigm, Syamsul Huda, Director of PLN Business for Sulawesi, Papua, Maluku, and Nusa Tenggara Region, Pete Davies, Senior Vice Presi ...
  • Challenges to ASEAN energy cooperation

    27 Aug 2020 Smart Energy International
    Much of the framework upon which this is based has been developed in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and aims to address energy cha ...
  • Meralco open to buying less power from coal plants

    25 Aug 2020 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    Meralco confirmed at a conference that if it decided to buy less power, coal generators would have to sell their electricity elsewhere. IEEFA noted that this means that coal generators are no longer a ...
  • Indonesia's geothermal sector gains from new renewable pricing policy

    24 Aug 2020 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    Indonesia’s geothermal sector stands to benefit from a presidential regulation on renewable energy pricing that is being prepared, aiming to gain the investors’ trust in the clean energy sector, accor ...
  • How can Coal-Fired Generation Remain Relevant in a Changing Energy Landscape?

    03 Aug 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Rudy Hendra Prastowo, Director of Primary Energy at PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), Harlen, Executive Vice President – Coal at PLN, Heru Dewanto, Coordinator at MKI’s Expert Working Group and Form ...
  • Top 3 trends disrupting Asia’s power sector

    31 Jul 2020 Smart Energy International
    However, grid resilience and renewable energy integration remain core investment areas for energy stakeholders in Asia. The two will help Asia to increase its power grid capacity to support surging en ...
  • Together, they will provide customers access to distributed energy solutions via a flexible ‘Energy as a Service’ (EaaS) model, allowing customers in the Asia Pacific market to pay for energy services ...
  • Indonesia’s energy landscape: Where it’s currently at and where it’s going

    20 Jul 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    With 17,000 islands and 270 million people, Indonesia is the largest energy market in Southeast Asia. Annually, the country’s total energy demand increases by 7% and is anticipated to grow until 2050, ...
  • Flexibility seen to fast-track ASEAN energy transition

    20 Jul 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    A zero-carbon future for Southeast Asia (SEA) would require a wide range of changes in conventional methods and technologies in power generation. For Nicolas Leong, Sales Director at Wärtsilä Energy B ...
  • Tesco Malaysia powers 15 stores with solar energy

    15 Jul 2020 Power Engineering International
    The first phase of the Tesco-NESS PPA will see the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on the rooftop spaces of 15 Tesco stores nationwide. The Tesco-NESS PPA will run for 20 years until 20 ...
  • Fossil fuel lock-in worsens electricity prices for Southeast Asia

    14 Jul 2020 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    The culprit for the high prices is the capacity fee, a minimum payment to ensure that the investor of the coal plant recovers their investment, which is typically a 14-15% internal rate of return (IRR ...
  • South Korea’s KEPCO backs Indonesian coal project

    13 Jul 2020 Power Engineering International
    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.
  • IFC helps Myanmar connect 450,000 rural settlers

    09 Jul 2020 Smart Energy International
    The signing of the Results-Based Financing for Off-grid Solar grant agreement will enable more than 450,000 people in rural Myanmar to gain access to clean energy for the first time. The programme is ...

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