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

    13 Jun 2020 Power Engineering International
    The World Bank has approved a $350 million credit to help Myanmar to increase the output and efficiency of power generation.
  • A new study released by the UK’s University of Keele states that smart meters have little impact on reducing consumer energy usage.
  • Global natural gas markets record historic demand shock

    11 Jun 2020 Power Engineering International
    2020 is on its way to experiencing the largest recorded demand shock in the history of global natural gas markets, underlines the Gas 2020 report, issued by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
  • The World Bank, Infra Asia, and the Singapore Management University have launched a programme to boost the capabilities of regional government officials in infrastructure development.
  • 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.
  • The rise of the C&I buyer in supporting ASEAN’s energy transition

    03 Jun 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    There’s no question if it is necessary, given the pledges made over the years by member states and neighboring countries as well as corporate initiatives in the region. Understandably, governments may ...
  • Hydrogen’s potential in APAC unlocked

    03 Jun 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Hydrogen can play a role in powering homes and vehicles, complementing electricity generation, and providing an effective storage option, and could therefore be primarily positioned to fast-track the ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is elevating its status in Vietnam’s energy market, writes Rod Walton.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • MAN Energy Solutions is to deploy its dual-fuel engines at a power plant on a Japanese island.
  • 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 ...

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