◆200527 Will China continue to bank on coal?
chinadialogue-14 時間前 https://bit.ly/2yEcTv6
China's banks have a huge role to play in supporting clean and profitable infrastructure projects at home and abroad ... For instance, BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, announced it would divest its actively managed funds of most thermal coal companies, and AXA and 18 other global ... Out of power generation and transmission projects, about 40% went to coal power plants and 14% to oil and gas. Non-hydro renewable energy made up about 12% and hydro 23%. This is .
◆200527 Thanks to Asia, Coal Is Still King Worldwide
POWER magazine-13 時間前 https://bit.ly/2TIzaPz
India led all countries in coal consumption growth, increasing its consumption in 2018 by 36 million metric tons oil ... According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global coal demand is expected to decline in 2019 but remain ... The China Electricity Council argued that coal power capacity should reach 1,300 GW by 2030, up from 1,050 GW today ... Multinational power and gas giant ENGIE, which embarked on an aggressive transition toward zero-carbon three years ago, saw…
◆200527 Thermal coal exports are under threat — but there's more to ...
Small Caps-6 時間前 https://bit.ly/2XAoiV4
“Thermal coal on China's blacklist,” screamed one newspaper front page last week, reporting that Australian coal exporters ... In 2018, Australia was the biggest thermal coal supplier to China, providing 35.4% of its imports, followed by Indonesia ... curve — plus, they can produce the high-quality coals needed by new generation thermal electricity plants in Asia. ... New Hope said competitive cost of generation is the key reason Asian countries keep coal-fired power in their energy mix.
◆200527 China 'gravely concerned' as US mulls resuming nuclear test
The matter came up after accusations from the administration that Russia and China are conducting low-yield nuclear tests ... Non-proliferation activists warn that any plans by a major nuclear power to conduct a test explosion now could have ...
◆200527 China Trade Clash Risks Vary for Australian Corporates
Fitch Ratings-5 時間前 https://bit.ly/2ZMACEi
Fitch Ratings-London/Sydney/Hong Kong-26 May 2020: China's decision to impose tariffs on imports of Australian barley ... Iron-ore exports to China in FY19 amounted to AUD63.1 billion, natural gas AUD16.6 billion and coal AUD14.1 billion, ... such as Woodside Petroleum (BBB+/Stable) and Origin Energy's (BBB/Stable) 37.5%-owned Australia Pacific LNG. ... Both BHP and Anglo American predominantly export coking coal, but BHP still has a significant exposure to thermal coal.
◆200527 The role of nuclear weapons in China's national defence
The Strategist (blog)-58 分前 https://bit.ly/2TJvNrH
At the end of April, two upgraded Chinese Type-094 nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) reportedly went into service. But China's SSBN capability is a far less important component of its nuclear deterrent than its land-based ...
◆200527 Re-energising Indonesia's electricity policy during COVID-19
East Asia Forum-2 分前 https://bit.ly/2M3KKAy
Major disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic show how modern societies depend on access to electricity. ... Indonesia aims to achieve 23 per cent renewable energy in the national energy mix by 2025 in alignment with its commitment to mitigate climate change. ... These policies benefit fossil-fuelled power plants — especially coal — that receive significant subsidies from the government. This in ..
◆200527 Mako gas discovery offshore Indonesia gets resource boost
Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine-13 時間前 https://bit.ly/3ejRRRF
According to partner Coro Energy, the results include a significant resource upgrade compared with the previous study, issued in January 2019. The 2C recoverable resource estimate has risen by 79% to 495 bcf, with 3C resources 108% higher.
◆200527 Indonesian offshore gas project moves towards sanction
Upstream Online-16 時間前 https://bit.ly/3d7CIT4
By Amanda Battersby. in London. Conrad Petroleum is making progress at its Mako gas field on the Duyung block off Indonesia, moving towards a final investment decision that is now targeted for the fourth quarter of 2020. Indonesia's ..
◆200527 Pertamina opens up new oil and gas well despite weak oil ...
Jakarta Post-18 時間前 https://bit.ly/2zBjkiR
The company drilled 127 wells last year. Furthermore, as a national oil company (NOC), Pertamina is obligated to uphold Indonesia's upstream oil and gas industry in the name of domestic energy security ..
◆200527 Adoption of nuclear power need not be BNPP; Russia's small ...
GMA News-2 時間前 https://bit.ly/3goash7
Last March, the Cabinet official presented to President Rodrigo Duterte and members of the Cabinet a proposal to include nuclear power in the country's energy mix as the Philippines is expected to have a rapid growth in electricity demand, in ..
◆200527 Olongapo folk protest high power bills
INQUIRER.net-9 時間前 https://bit.ly/2M1jIKf
OLONGAPO CITY, Zambales, Philippines — Electricity consumers here asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to look into ... Consumers of Meralco, the country's biggest power retailer, have also been complaining about high electricity bills. ... Macapagal, who is a board director of the state-run Philippine National Oil Co., had told ERC Chair Agnes Devanadera that OEDC started sending out ...
◆200526 Rebutting US Claims, China Says Dams Unrelated to Thai ...
Khaosod English-1 時間前 https://bit.ly/2AWTwhr
BANGKOK — The Chinese Embassy in Bangkok on Monday dismissed a US-funded study accusing China's dams of hoarding water in the vital Mekong River. In a statement released to Khaosod English, the embassy said the extreme ..
◆200526 ADB approves 20 mln USD loan to support Laos' emergency ...
China.org.cn-15 時間前 https://on.china.cn/3einWcr
The loan, as additional financing to the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Health Security Project, will assist the Lao Ministry of Health ... As of Monday, Laos reported 19 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with evidence of limited local transmission.
◆200526 NYDC CEO Says New Yangon City Project Will Move Forward
The Irrawaddy News Magazine-17 時間前 https://bit.ly/3ekZDe4
Myo Min Soe / The Irrawaddy. 2. YANGON—The CEO of the company slated to develop the controversial New Yangon City project on the west bank of the Yangon River says he is hopeful that the project will commence this year and that he .
◆200526 Power Ledger Brings Peer-to-Peer Renewable Energy ...
Cointelegraph-17 時間前 https://bit.ly/2zyuHIv
Thailand aims to generate 25% of its electricity from renewables by the year 2037. Public/private partnership to promote green energy use. Power Ledger's blockchain-based transactive energy solutions include peer-to-peer energy trading and .
◆200526 River basin committees to be set up in June: ONWR
Bangkok Post-7 時間前 https://bit.ly/2LZ7NfY
"This will make Thailand's water management schemes better reflect the actual needs of the people." As of this month, the ONWR has already finished drafting 23 laws that will be included in the Water Resources Act (2018). The ...
◆200526 Renewable energy museum, nat'l park planned for Kampot
The Phnom Penh Post-14 時間前 https://bit.ly/2A7OONG
At a meeting on cooperation and impact studies at the Kampot provincial administration, EDC director-general Keo Ratanak said the museum would show off Cambodia's electricity-producing sources such as hydropower, solar and coal power .
◆200526 Cambodia approves five projects to create jobs for locals
The Cambodia Daily-5 時間前 https://bit.ly/2TD6R5e
The projects include the construction of a five-star hotel and facilities serving solar power production in the provinces of Preah Sihanouk, Kampong Speu, Battambang, and Svay Rieng. Investment pouring into the country amid the spread of ..
◆200526 Power sector tops Myanmar's foreign investment in 7 months ...
Xinhua-22 時間前 https://bit.ly/3c3qg5E
YANGON, May 25 (Xinhua) -- The power sector topped Myanmar's foreign direct investment (FDI) with over 1 billion U.S. dollars of investment capital from six permitted foreign enterprises in first seven months of current fiscal year (FY) ..
◆200526 China flips the electoral script in Myanmar
Asia Times-18 時間前 https://bit.ly/3d5QIwL
CHIANG MAI – Elections are scheduled for November in Myanmar, and there is no indication so far that the polls will be postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis. ... An entirely new paradigm has emerged in Myanmar, one where Suu Kyi is now seen as a trusted ally of Beijing and the military as a ... A massive hydro-electric power project at Myitsone in the far north of the country was suspended in 2011 by .
◆200526 ADB approves 20 mln USD loan to support Laos' emergency ...
Xinhua-15 時間前 https://bit.ly/3gpmR4D
As of Monday, Laos reported 19 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with evidence of limited local transmission. The country is highly vulnerable, as the outbreak in the region forces many migrant workers to return from heavily affected neighboring ..
◆200526 China-Thailand railway agreement likely be signed in October
China.org.cn-5 時間前 https://on.china.cn/36zombJ
... the cost of purchasing track, electricity systems and machinery, as well as procurement of train carriages and training. ... in the Northeast as a part of the Sino-Thai high-speed train project, linking Bangkok to Nong Khai, bordering Laos.
◆200526 Awakening the potential of Quang Binh's mountainous ...
Nhan Dan Online-17 時間前 https://bit.ly/2LXXLvx
The locality possesses a “General cave” where General Vo Nguyen Giap stayed to direct the Road 9 – Southern Laos campaign and lead ... Many infrastructural projects have been initated, including bringing electricity to the villages, constructing roads and providing clean water. ... An underground river and small lakes, where some species of shrimp and fish live, are also impressive. ... This question motivated engineer Nguyen Huu Han to find a way to rejuvenate the coal sticky rice.
◆200525 Assam hit by floods, several rivers flowing above danger mark
India Today-19 時間前 https://bit.ly/2TzDLUk
The water level of Brahmaputra river, Beki, Puthimari, Jia Bharali, Noona river are flowing above danger level marks in many places in the state. Meanwhile, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed the district administrations .
◆200525 China ignores India over dam project in Pakistani Kashmir
Nikkei Asian Review-2020/05/23 https://s.nikkei.com/2X18k7r
KARACHI -- In a move that has seriously displeased India and tightened ecomomic relations with China, Pakistan has awarded ... Bhasha dam project, worth 442 billion Pakistan rupees ($2.75 billion), has been awarded to a joint venture between Power ... The dam is China's first major infrastructure project in Kashmir, and part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ... Only last week, the government diverted $6.23 million from a COVID-19 relief fund to pay interest on energy debts.
◆200525 India's peak power demand slowly reaching pre-lockdown levels
Livemint-14 時間前 https://bit.ly/3bYzD6z
NEW DELHI : India's power demand that had nosedived is slowly getting to its pre-lockdown levels, with the country registering a peak electricity demand of 160 gigawatts (GW) on Saturday. This assumes importance as energy consumption,
◆200525 Pakistan army head warns of change in Kashmir status
Anadolu Agency-11 時間前 https://bit.ly/2A8XSl7
Pakistan's army on Sunday warned that any attempt to challenge the disputed status of Indian-administered Kashmir, ... the Line of Control (LoC) - a de facto border that divides the disputed Himalayan valley between the two nuclear rivals.
◆200525 As coronavirus bites, Pakistan looks to China for belt and road
South China Morning Post-2020/05/23 https://bit.ly/3dcktfe
Projects including a dam, airport and motorway are being finalised in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, ahead of a visit by ... After a two-year slowdown in the execution of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) following the 2018 ... of the CPEC, the first phase of which saw a collective US$19 billion of Chinese credit and investment poured into energy, ... Gorges Corp for the US$2.5 billion Kohala hydropower project, which would generate 1,124 megawatts of electricity.
◆200525 Upper Tamakoshi Project likely to be delayed
MyRepublica (press release) (blog)-4 時間前 https://bit.ly/2X18WtL
KATHMANDU, May 25: The completion of the Upper Tamakoshi Hydro Electric Project (UTHEP) is likely to be delayed as a ... Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) in 2007 had established Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Limited Company as the ..
◆200525 Talks only way to resolve Kalapani issue: Nepal FM
Economic Times-3 時間前 https://bit.ly/2A86Dfi
KATHMANDU: Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that Nepal has unique and close relations with ... Without impulse or unnecessary excitement, and without prejudice, Nepal wants to resolve the border issues via dialogues, ... "First there was no dispute over the origin of the Kali river, which actually originates from Limpiyadhura. ... China-funded Diamer-Basha Dam in PoK an ecological disaster in the making · Centre extends coronavirus lockdown till May 31 .
◆200525 More talks likely this week as India seeks to ease tensions ...
Livemint-10 時間前 https://bit.ly/2X0mTrQ
In 2017, Indian and Chinese troops yet again engaged in a tense standoff at Doklam, in Bhutan, which lasted 73 days. ... In Ladakh alone, Indian and Chinese armies have added reinforcements in Demchok, Galwan river and Pangong Tso
◆200525 5 Reasons Why Punakha, Bhutan, is the Perfect Holiday Spot
Femina-19 時間前 https://bit.ly/3cZFKsx
Located 85 kilometres from Thimphu, Punakha is famous for its eponymous dzong (fortress), water activities and laid-back way of life. Take the time to relax and explore Punakha; you're sure to leave with a newfound appreciation and love for ..
◆200525 Warning US could 'disconnect' from Australia over Belt and ...
NEWS.com.au-17 時間前 https://bit.ly/3gke2ZF
But some are fearful it will also lead to political interference in Australia, as China flexes its muscles as a rising power in the world. ... imposed new customs requirements on Australia's iron ore and also told Chinese power stations to turn their backs on Australian coal. ... infrastructure loans from China, when poorer economies default, China has made land grabs in places like Tajikistan and Sri Lanka.