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  • Malaysian utility TNB has pledged $2.3m to the country’s Ministry of Health as part of a corporate initiative to help fight the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • As countries around the world put plans in place to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak, most of us are spending more time in our homes through social distancing.
  • Renewable Energy in the time of COVID-19

    08 Apr 2020 Smart Energy International
    The immediate priority remains to save as many lives as possible, bring the health emergency under control and alleviate hardship. At the same time, governments are embarking on the monumental task of ...
  • This is equivalent to pushing back the Asia Pacific renewables construction pipeline by nearly two years.  Wood Mackenzie research director Alex Whitworth said: “The extent of the coronavirus impact o ...
  • The Three-Year Action Plan for the Battle of the Blue Sky has already been adopted by 7 of the 24 provinces. The roadmap was originally published in 2018 to accelerate the deployment of sustainable tr ...
  • The consortium comprises Keppel Seghers Engineering Singapore (the environmental engineering arm of Keppel Infrastructure), China Harbour (Singapore) Engineering and ST Engineering Marine, part of Sin ...
  • Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is elevating its status in Vietnam’s energy market, writes Rod Walton.
  • The Covid-19 pandemic is the “biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades” according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.
  • On April 25th, 2020, the Ichigo Kasaoka Osakaike ECO Power Plant, Ichigo’s 48th solar power plant, began operation as a floating power plant on an agricultural reservoir in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
  • Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has secured €1m ($1m) funding from Business Finland for an ambitious hydrogen research project.
  • MAN Energy Solutions is to deploy its dual-fuel engines at a power plant on a Japanese island.
  • Indonesia to inject $2.4b into PLN in 2020

    20 May 2020 Staff Reporter | Indonesia from Asian Power
    The Indonesian government is planning to provide $8.6b (IRD128t) for 12 state-owned companies, including a cash compensation of $2.4b (IRD35t) to state-owned electric utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Neg ...
  • Malaysia’s TNB partners with Envision to digitise solar operations

    05 May 2020 Power Engineering International
    Working in partnership with Envision Digital, the project will improve energy productivity and operational efficiency. The 50 MW solar farm is one of the largest in Malaysia with 238,140 solar panels ...
  • Gas-fired power on the rise in Myanmar

    20 May 2020 Staff Reporter Singapore from Asian Power
    Myanmar's gas power sector could see growth in the longer term, as the government looks to the fuel source to meet with surging power demand, according to Fitch Solutions. There has been recent progre ...
  • In Indonesia, state-owned enterprise PT Geo Dipa Energi has won a $300 million loan from the Asian Development Bank to expand its geothermal energy generation.
  • Residential use drives Asia Pacific's power demand

    03 Jun 2020 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    Bill shock could occur in countries with rising block tariffs.
  • PT Geo Dipa Energi signs $300m loan with ADB

    01 Jun 2020 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    This will support the construction and commissioning of two geothermal plants in Java.
  • KEPCO warned over coal projects in Vietnam, Indonesia

    02 Jun 2020 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    BlackRock sought rationale from the South Korea utility for the investments.
  • The rise of the C&I buyer in supporting ASEAN’s energy transition

    03 Jun 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    The question of whether the pandemic serves as an opportunity or threat to the ASEAN transition from coal to renewables remains debated.
  • Hydrogen’s potential in APAC unlocked

    03 Jun 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Confidence in hydrogen’s potential as the missing key to Asia Pacific’s decarbonisation efforts has been steadily rising.

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