◆200808 Forbes https://bit.ly/3a5qcCU
Trump Administration Pivots To Nuclear Energy, Finds Lever Against China, Russia
Expanding U.S. commercial nuclear power abroad could become the Trump administration's strongest lever against ... China and Russia's aggressive plans to expand into the global nuclear energy sector pose a “significant risk” to “the U.S. ...
◆200808 Taiwan News https://bit.ly/3ilwFws
Exclusive: Satellite images show Chinese cities flooded by ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of some of the worst flooding China has witnessed in decades both above and below the Three Gorges Dam along the Yangtze River, Taiwan News has obtained satellite images showing the true extent ...
◆200808 WorldOil https://bit.ly/3a5u9HX
Oil slips below $42 on rising US – China tensions
SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) --Oil in New York fell as U.S. President Donald Trump's latest attack on Chinese tech companies stoked tensions between the two countries, weighing on risky assets. Futures traded below $42 a barrel as Trump ...
◆200808 chinadialogue https://bit.ly/3imbGK8
Plans for wind power from Chinese firm fall apart in Myanmar
Shortly before leaving office in March 2016, the Thein Sein-led government signed an agreement with China Three Gorges ... “Myanmar relies on a combination of hydropower and gas-fired plants. ... “The government also considered coal-fired power plants to meet the electricity demand in the short term, but that was also turned down [by the public]. ... will lean toward wind energy, saying there are many reasons why investors will not take risks on Myanmar renewable energy projects.
◆200808 Wall Street Journal https://on.wsj.com/30Dosh9
Pro-China Populists Consolidate Power in Sri Lanka
Mahinda Rajapaksa returns as prime minister; his brother Gotabaya was elected president in November. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who retained office in a landslide, greeted people at home Friday. Photo: chamila ...
◆200806 ThinkGeoEnergy https://bit.ly/30uwzwt
Indonesia still trying to find balance between geothermal tariffs ...
Oil and gas, transitioning to geothermal and more #Pivot2020 – a commentary ... The Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources continues trying to find a balance between incentives and compensations, ... F.X. Sujiastoto explained, the compensation was made so that the selling price of electricity from geothermal power plants (PLTP) was more affordable. ... related to the purchase of electricity for New and Renewable Energy (EBT) by PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN).
◆200806 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/2Ds69mr
Indonesia’s B40 biodiesel plan back on track after palm oil prices improve - The Jakarta Post
Indonesia's B40 biodiesel plan back on track after palm oil prices improve Clean energy: A gas station worker serves motorists in the West Papua city of Bintuni. The government is promoting biofuels such as B30 biodiesel to reduce the ...
◆200806 Asia Times https://bit.ly/2DDiuns
The rising cost of Indonesia’s resource nationalism
Oil industry experts fear, however, that Rokan may follow the same pattern as the offshore Mahakam gas block in East Kalimantan where production has yet to recover since the French oil company Total was forced to relinquish its controlling ...
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◆200806 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/3gxVLHT
More comprehensive technical study pushed for Malampaya's life extension
The country's lawmakers as well as state-run Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC) are pushing for a ... be mainly anchored on the development of indigenous resources, including oil and gas as well as renewable energy (RE) installations. ... The attention of the country's power distribution utilities (DUs) had been called this early to make sure that no new round of 'bill ...
◆200806 Upstream Online https://bit.ly/3gAKt5R
Philippines sets sights on exploration drive
Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corporation (PNOC EC) is teaming up with the Department of Energy (DoE) and the University of the Philippines to perform extensive geophysical and geological studies intended to make the ...
◆200806 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/3gxmzYR
Duterte ban on PH military in South China Sea drills elates China
The United States, a long-time ally of the Philippines, has sent its nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in the South China Sea in recent weeks, conducting naval exercises and freedom of navigation operations. The US activities followed the recent ...
◆200805 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan https://bit.ly/30uiSO1
Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam）と電話会談を行ったところ、概要は以下のとおりです。 冒頭、安倍総理大臣から、ベトナムの新型コロナウイルス感染症対策とフック首相の迅速な対応 ...
◆200805 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/2Ddx6dD
ラオス北西部のサイニャブリ県各地で、洪水による被害が発生している。北西部では、洪水発生前の２日間にわたって豪雨が続いていた。ビエンチャン・タイムズ（電子版）が４日伝えた。 洪水被害が最も大きいのはサイニャブリ郡で、200 ...
◆200805 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3a3J3OP
バンプー、ベトナムの風力発電所を買収へ タイ・電力・ガス ...
◆200805 The Star Online https://bit.ly/2Dxee9d
Mekong set to rise further after downpour
THE water level in Mekong River flowing through Nong Khai province has risen sharply due to heavy rain in the North of Thailand and Laos under the influence of tropical storm Sinlaku. The water level had risen to 4.20 metres as measured by ...
◆200805 UCAN https://bit.ly/2DxjZnk
Mekong agency says Tonle Sap 'very critical' amid drought
The annual reversal of the river flow in the Tonle Sap has failed to arrive amid a long-running drought with water levels now “very ... As a major tributary of the Mekong River, the Tonle Sap stretches from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap and forms a giant inland lake ... catches has been reduced to a paltry two or three kilograms and have blamed large-scale dam construction in Laos and China for their plight.
◆200805 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/2BZpSJv
What Does Vietnam Think About America's Indo-Pacific ...
Chinese damming activities along the Mekong River in neighboring Laos and Cambodia, which in many instances are fueled ... which has economic and military superiority over it, and the United States, which can help offset Chinese power.
◆200805 S&P Global https://bit.ly/2DwxFyO
Myanmar's fast-track LNG-to-power plants put country on ...
Spot LNG imports are cheaper for Myanmar than its own oil-linked pipeline gas exports to China and Thailand. ... It has been necessitated because of shallow draft at Burmese ports of Yangon and Thilawa and sand bars on the river that restrict ... *Myanmar's installed power capacity by fuel is 1.9 GW of gas, 3.5 GW of hydro, 0.5 GW of coal and 0.1 GW of diesel, ... *CNTIC VPower and Electric Power Generation Enterprise of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Myanmar signed a ...
◆200805 REVE https://bit.ly/3gxUvEI
Banpu set to acquire $66 million wind farm in Vietnam
The Banpu Group aims to achieve a power-generation capacity of 6,100MW within 2025 by focusing on markets with growing power demand with BanpuNEXT spearheading the development of renewable energy and energy technology.
◆200805 reNEWS https://bit.ly/31lGx2l
Offshore capacity to 'top 234GW by 2030'
Other markets in the region are also beginning to scale-up their offshore wind markets, with Vietnam, Japan and South Korea ... “Furthermore, 1GW of offshore wind power avoids 3.5 million tonnes of CO2 – making it the most effective available ... for the sector and place the offshore industry in an increasingly important position to drive the global energy transition. ... Renews provides news-focused business intelligence on the renewable energy sector with market-leading coverage of ...
◆200805 Asia Times https://bit.ly/2Ppy6xx
China, Cambodia trade pact more form than substance
A soon-to-be-signed Cambodia-China free trade agreement (FTA) will not extend Phnom Penh the economic lifeline it initially sought from Beijing and ... Cambodia's first-ever bilateral trade pact will by initial estimates add less than 2% of gross domestic product (GDP) to the economy and ... the democratic backsliding and human rights violations of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), which has been in power since 1979. ... Three Gorges Dam deformed but safe, say operators.
◆200805 Myanmar Times https://bit.ly/3gw2pym
Is hydrogen missing piece in ASEAN's energy mix?
ASEAN's current power generation mix is dominated by coal, gas, and hydropower. ... grids because it requires back-up capacity from conventional gas power plants, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in the US. ... In many cases their development requires large investment in undersea transmission cables to transport electricity. ... To produce green hydrogen requires electricity from renewable other than wind and solar, such as nuclear, geothermal, and hydro.
◆200805 The Asset https://bit.ly/30u3Acj
Japanese trading houses sign up for Myanmar LNG power ...
A consortium of three Japanese trading houses, together with local partner Eden Group, has received the go-ahead for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power project in Myanmar. The country's Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has ...
◆200805 Frontier Myanmar https://bit.ly/33tkZU8
Chinese companies dominate bidding for Myanmar's billion ...
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy will soon announce the winners of its billion-dollar solar tender, officials say, after ... Machinery Engineering Corporation and Datang Power each submitted more than 10 bids, according to the document.
◆200805 Arab News https://bit.ly/2BYeA8c
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi confirms contesting for second ...
After decades of military rule, Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for campaigning for democracy, took the reins in 2016 after an electoral landslide, but has been forced to share power with the generals. Her international reputation ...
◆200804 The Conversation UK https://bit.ly/39TUPv3
Two-thirds of glacier ice in the Himalayas will be lost by 2100 if climate targets aren't met
The scandal sparked a flurry of new research, including my own, and we can now see that some Himalayan glaciers will survive into the next century. The latest data tells us that if we reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, then between one- ...
◆200804 Forbes https://bit.ly/2EP2Yph
Tank Battles In The Himalaya Mountains? Indian T-90 Tanks Face Chinese Armor
All Business · Aerospace & Defense · Energy · Food & Drink · Hollywood & Entertainment · KPMG BrandVoice | Paid ... Significantly, China and India are sending tanks to the Himalayas, a vast mountain range that includes Mount Everest and a ... India has customized its variant, the T-90S Bhishma, with non-Russian gear such as a French thermal imaging system. ... Chinese and Indian troops engaged in several mass fistfights in June in the disputed Galwan River valley, resulting in ...
◆200804 The Kathmandu Post https://bit.ly/2DwBO5M
Where are Nepal-India relations heading?
... Singh on May 8 in the Lipulekh-Kalapani area in the western Himalaya leading to the Mansarovar pilgrimage site in Tibet. ... that India is plotting to oust him from power, is proving adequate to fuel the ruling faction's ultra-nationalistic politics.
◆200804 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/2Pk4xgH
IRSA releases 268,000 cusecs water
According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1479.55 feet, which was 93.55 feet higher than its dead level 1386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 209,900 cusecs and outflow as ...
◆200804 Daily Times https://bit.ly/2BWcRAh
Large dams and floods
Large dams can play an important role for sweet water, agriculture, cheap energy supply and controlling of floods. ... The history of floods in Pakistan have shown that KBD would have complemented Tarbela Dam's intrinsic flood attenuation ... Imported energy (oil & gas) is not sustainable substitution. ... years and to achieve the desired Hydel :Thermal ratio of 70:30 from Hydro Reservoirs and Run-of-River Projects within next ... Water and Electricity are economic backbone of Pakistan.
◆200804 World Economic Forum https://bit.ly/30nLF72
Renewable energy can get India's rural migrants back to work
During India's lockdown, many workers moved back to their rural villages from the cities - and many have stayed there. But employment opportunities are limited in India's rural areas. Local renewable energy solutions could generate new livelihoods for these internal migrants. ... jobs and entrepreneurship with better power supply, this can also address broader policy issues like energy poverty, ...
◆200804 Livemint https://bit.ly/3k8mnSe
India steps on gas as coal use for power generation slows
Gas consumption by power plants rose 11.7% to 104.83 million standard cubic metres per day (mmscmd) in the three months to end-June from the same period last year, data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) showed. Imports ...
◆200804 Argus Media https://bit.ly/2DuFS6z
India’s JSW scraps Odisha power plant deal
Indian private-sector utility JSW Energy has terminated a proposed deal to acquire a coal-fired power plant in east ... activity, although there has been some recovery in electricity consumption after India partially lifted the curbs in June. ... But the company will now focus more on developing renewable energy to raise its generation capacity to 10GW over ... The country's renewable and hydropower output increased during April-June, while electricity production from thermal sources fell.
◆200804 Washington Post https://wapo.st/2Xra89v
India’s decision to check the power of Chinese tech should be followed by other democracies
From Pentagon defense labs in the 1960s to a ubiquitous presence in everyday mobile phones, the Internet today enables more than half the human population to harness creativity, entrepreneurship and energy to change their lives. The ...
◆200804 The Hindu BusinessLine https://bit.ly/3gpyRmg
Centre’s nod must for Pakistan firms to participate in coal auctions
“A citizen of Pakistan or an entity incorporated in Pakistan can invest, only under the Government route, in sectors/activities other than defence, space, atomic energy and sectors/activities prohibited for foreign investment,” a statement issued ...
◆200804 Times of India https://bit.ly/3gtfbOd
FDI in commercial mining: Government nod needed for companies from nations sharing border with India
It is further clarified that any FDI (foreign direct investment) in the commercial coal mining is subject to applicable laws ... in Pakistan can invest only under the government route in sectors/activities other than defence, space, atomic energy and ...
◆200804 MyRepublica https://bit.ly/3forFFp
NEA falls short of its target to expand electrification, blames coronavirus for the failure
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has failed to meet its target to expand complete electrification in 40 ... billion to develop transmission lines that help to take the power produced by six hydropower projects to the national grids. ... wastage of the electricity produced by a number of hydro projects that are already in the phase of generating power. ... Above 95 pc arrears in energy and irrigation sectors settled: Energy Ministry · Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City office ...
◆200804 Hindustan Times https://bit.ly/39RiXym
Nepal plans helipad on disputed location in Bihar’s West Champaran district
“We have already informed the headquarters about the development,” said the commandant. Officials blame the changing course of the Gandak river for the controversy around Narsahi on the Indo Nepal border along West Champaran district. “ ...
◆200804 Global Village space https://bit.ly/30rdGdG
Will China collapse for lack of inclusive institutions?
India has no border at Doklam with China, yet it, like a super power, jumped in at Bhutan's request' to stop China from constructing a road ... Though electricity will not be a substitute for Teesta water, the plan to boost power supply is on anvil. ... India provided Lines of Credit worth $ 96.54 million to Niger for projects in transport, electrification, solar energy and potable drinking water. ... Change in the river course was cited as a reason for the loss of 500-1,500 meters of land annually”.
◆200804 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/2XsYsDo
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksas hope to tighten grip on power in election - The Jakarta Post
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa hopes to tighten his hold on the nation's fractious politics in an election on Wednesday that could elevate his brother and allow the two to change the constitution if they prevail. Rajapaksa, who claims ...
◆200804 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/31fBT67
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan Resume Nile Dam Talks
Here is today's Foreign Policy brief: Ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan meet for talks on the Blue Nile dam project, a deal ... The GERD sits on the Blue Nile, the river that eventually becomes the River Nile in Sudan as it winds on toward Egypt. ... Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, a new party led by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa—the brother of President ... The United Arab Emirates opened its first nuclear power plant on Saturday, making it only the third country in the Middle ...
◆200804 ft.lk https://bit.ly/31g4XdB
Port in crisis: Nationalism killed Trincomalee, do we need the ...
Many in Sri Lanka do not realise that we have one of the best natural ports in the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. But it is dead in terms of shipping activity. Wonder why? Because extreme nationalists of the 1960s killed that location to be possibly the number one energy hub of Asia. ... the shores of Sri Lanka under a government led policy which drove away foreign companies and left an empty oil tank farm to ...