◆200724 Climate Home https://bit.ly/32VOgqe
Guterres confronts China over coal boom, urging a green ...
China's provinces have overseen a coal plant building spree in the first half of the year, in a bid to revive the Covid ... UN secretary general António Guterres has urged China to stop funding coal projects, warning the Paris climate agreement ... It is deeply concerning that new coal power plants are still being planned and financed, even though renewables offer ... for Research on Energy and Clean Air, China's provinces approved more new coal-fired capacity between 1 January and ...
◆200724 State of the Planet https://bit.ly/39pSKXK
Is China Still a Developing Country? And Why It Matters for ...
Now, as the top energy consumer and the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, China is being closely watched and judged as its impact on energy markets and climate grow more profound. Looking forward, many issues are expected to shape ...
◆200724 OilPrice.com https://bit.ly/2ZSTLEg
Will China Use Its Nuclear Option As Tensions With The U.S. Escalate
2 days Saudi Arabia Set To Burn Record Crude Oil Volumes For Electricity ... In the latest round of feuding between the world's leading economies, China has vowed to retaliate after the United States ... As trade and political tensions between Washington and Beijing flare up, the specter of China using rare earth minerals as a 'nuclear option' has once ... Related: Is Nuclear Energy Making A Pandemic Comeback? ... World's Largest Economies Are Still Spending Big On Oil & Gas ...
◆200724 UPI.com https://bit.ly/3hwCBlQ
China braces for impact after mass flooding at Three Gorges Dam
China's ministry of water resources said at 8 p.m. Wednesday a key section of the Yangtze River and other areas had risen above flood level. The ministry also said 93 rivers have exceeded their flood limit levels and that they are monitoring ...
◆200724 CGTN https://bit.ly/3jxhEJn
Why has China built dams along the Lancang River
For more than three decades, China has been building hydropower plants (HPP) along the Lancang River, known as ... The dam supports a power station with nine generators, each with a generating capacity of 650 MW. ... Like most dams on the Lancang, it supplies electricity mainly to Yunnan and southern China, as well as neighboring ... Developing hydropower is essential for China as hydropower stations are a source of clean, low-carbon, safe, efficient, and renewable energy.
◆200724 Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/3fWFmg4
Xi’s Own Campaign to Stay in Power Pits China Against the World
Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next. Less than four months before the U.S. election, President Donald Trump has made his tough China policy a centerpiece of his campaign to stay ...
◆200716 Power Engineering Magazine https://bit.ly/3jaXu7N
South Korea's KEPCO backs Indonesian coal project
South Korea's state-owned utility Korea Electric Power (Kepco) has announced that will move ahead with investments in the ... According to IEA Clean Coal Center, the expansion is being undertaken by PT Indo Raya Tenega, a joint venture of Barito ... Indonesia, on the other hand, has recently partnered with with International Energy Agency to expedite its energy ... Power Engineering International · POWERGRID International · Renewable Energy World · Smart Energy International.
◆200716 Eco-Business https://bit.ly/2OvjmwI
Indonesia approves coal road project through highly ...
People: Movers and shakers in sustainability · Southeast Asia's Clean Energy Transition · Changing Course 2019 · EB Impact ... The ministry signed off on the project, proposed by coal miner PT Marga Bara Jaya (MBJ), in October last year, but it wasn't ... a third of it through the forest, to truck coal from its mine in Musi Rawas district to power plants in Musi Banyuasin district, both ... For decades, the expansion of oil palm plantations and incursion of illegal loggers ate away at the forest.
◆200716 Mongabay.com https://bit.ly/3fySVCd
Dam that threatens orangutan habitat faces three-year delay
NSHE has submitted a request to PLN, as the buyer of the plant's power, to push the start of the dam's operation to 2025. ... A decline in electricity consumption as a result of suspended economic activity during the pandemic is another factor that ... Dana Tarigan, the head of the North Sumatra chapter of the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi), said he ... the Tapanuli orangutan and the ecology of the Batang Toru river, the demand for the power that the plant would produce, ...
◆200716 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/3h4HEK2
Indonesia seeks to conclude trade negotiation with EU next ...
Indonesia hopes to conclude negotiations for a trade agreement with the European Union next year to bolster the ... and bioliquid made of palm oil, but not of other vegetable oils, from the scope of the Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II).
◆200716 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/2WqJuwW
PGN to develop three domestic LNG hubs for power plant gasification plan - The Jakarta Post
State-owned gas firm PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) plans to convert three liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals into regional gas distribution hubs as part of a government program to cut oil imports. ... The power plants, owned by state-owned electricity giant PLN, can run on both gas and diesel fuel but have been using more of the latter for logistical convenience. ... are still a far cry from plants harnessing wind, solar or geothermal power or another source of renewable energy.
◆200716 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/32oxboW
Opportunity to transform PH energy mix cited
Don Paulino, founding director of the Philippine Energy Independence Council (PEIC) and managing director of Shell Philippines ... power fleets, primarily those that are feeding on fossil fuels such as coal plants and even oil-fired power facilities. ... energy access to far-flung areas in the country, innovation and leaning on the deployment of renewable energy ... that quick-start power plants like those powered by gas could be the perfect match to the on-and-off generation of some RE ...
◆200716 Global Times https://bit.ly/2C5Vs8x
China fears no US sanctions over S.China Sea
Despite US agitation, the Philippines, a country over-dependent on the international energy market, is more willing to continue resource exploitation within the framework of the China-Philippines oil and gas development cooperation in the South China Sea, Cao said. ... By provoking conflicts in the South China Sea, the US only wants to satisfy its own purpose of maintaining power in the region and ...
◆200716 The Manila Times https://bit.ly/3gXF6NQ
‘Iloilo power woes will be resolved by More’ – The Manila Times
THE Iloilo Economic Development Foundation (IledF) is confident that new distribution utility More Electric and Power Corp. (MORE Power) will fix the city's power distribution system and render better electricity service. ... It also pointed to the second WSP study in 2018 that “the services that PECO provides lag behind what distribution utilities in key Philippine cities like Metro Manila, Cebu, and Davao, ...
◆200716 BusinessWorld Online https://bit.ly/2DNS4j5
PXP Energy stands by to resume drilling of Recto Bank oil block
PXP Energy Corp. has set its eyes on exploring an oil block within the disputed West Philippine Sea that is estimated to bear as much as 3 trillion cubic feet of gas resources. Led by businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan, the listed gas and oil ...
◆200722 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3fQmIq8
カンボジア鉱業・エネルギー省エネルギー局のビクター・ジョナ局長は、北東部ラタナキリ州と東部モンドルキリ州を結ぶ低圧送電線が17日、稼働したことを明らかにした。プノンペン・ポスト（電子版）が20日伝えた。 送電線の整備を手掛けたカンボジア電力 ...
◆200722 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3jCLDQm
カンボジアとのＦＴＡ妥結、一帯一路を推進 中国・マクロ・統計 ...
【北京共同】中国商務省は20日、中国とカンボジアの自由貿易協定（ＦＴＡ）交渉が妥結したと発表した。年内の調印を目指す。新型コロナウイルスの影響で各国との貿易が伸び悩む中、親中国カンボジアとの経済関係強化を急ぐ構えだ。 共同声明では、中国主導 ...
◆200719 The Star Online https://bit.ly/3fJ2LBA
Laos: The Lancang-Mekong river cooperation sees regional ...
VIENTIANE, July 18 (The Vientiane Times/ANN): The Lancang-Mekong River is a vital waterway linking six countries - China and five nations from the South-East Asian region. In China, it's known as the Lancang River. Once it flows out of ...
◆200719 WION https://bit.ly/3fGl9Lq
Drought hits farmers, fishermen in Mekong Delta
00:00 / 00:00. ○. Live. Your video will be available shortly. Follow Us. According to the Mekong River Commission (MRC), farmers and fishermen along the Mekong river are facing drought. Mekong river recorded 70 per cent less rainfall this ...
◆200719 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/2WvXZj1
Ayala expands RE investment in Vietnam with 210MW wind farm
Ayala's AC Energy Inc. is building up renewable energy investment portfolio in the Vietnamese market with its ... AC Energy that Vestas will be supporting with supply of turbines – the other one is a 60MW project to be sited at Mekong Delta in ... Clausse stressed “as an ideal place for investing in renewable energy, wit its ripe market for wind power and notable GDP growth, AC Energy sees Vietnam as a ...
◆200719 Pattaya Mail https://bit.ly/3hfozF4
The Chao Phraya River begins in Nakhon Sawan and it's ...
The convergence of all the rivers joins together at the dam at Pak Nam Bohi. The point where they meet is clearly delineated by the distinct colours of two of them: The Nan River runs red while the Ping ... giant freshwater whipray, Mekong giant catfish, giant feather back, black giant gourami, red-eyed white striped catfish, ...
◆200719 Chiang Rai Times https://bit.ly/30r4qFu
Key Economic Ministers Resignations Signs Thailand’s PM Losing Power
Key Economic Ministers Resignations Signs Thailand's PM Losing Power ... Trakulhoon, chairman of the Thai Bankers' Association Preedee Daochai and the former CEO and president of the PTT oil and gas company, Pailin Chuchottaworn.
◆200719 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/3eH4SEw
Japan joins $14.4 billion syndicated loan for LNG project in ...
The Golfinho-Atum gas field off the northern coast of Mozambique plans to produce a total of some 13 million tons of LNG a year from 2024. ... to 5 percent of Japan's annual demand — will be shipped to Tokyo Gas Co., Tohoku Electric Power Co. and other utilities. “The loan will contribute to long-term, stable securing of LNG, an important energy resource for Japan, as well as the diversification ... LNG generates less carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases than coal, for instance.
◆200719 sggpnews https://bit.ly/32sOVPY
Vietnam implements carbon pricing strategy for lowering ...
“Carbon pricing”, a market-based strategy for lowering Green House Gas emissions, aims to put an actual monetary value on carbon emissions so that the costs of climate impacts and the opportunities for low-carbon energy options are better ...
◆200719 Padova News https://bit.ly/2BdsGSN
Risen Energy inks EPC contract for a 250 MW project in Vietnam
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◆200719 US Embassy in Burma https://bit.ly/3jlqLwA
How the Erosion of Sovereignty Elsewhere Impacts Myanmar ...
As Myanmar has focused on the fight against COVID-19 in recent months, many of its friends, including the United States, ... including vast reserves of oil and gas and some of the world's richest fisheries—the very livelihood of millions who call ... consultative processes that include the voices of local communities and that put economic prosperity and power back in ... When negotiating energy, communications, or transportation infrastructure projects, Myanmar benefits when it is not ...
◆200719 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/3eJb7rA
A strong family of BRI in South Asia
Myanmar is also in this bonded under one of the sixth planned Economic corridor – China-Bangladesh-Myanmar Economic Corridor. It is also ... On the domestic front, Russia is mired with sluggish economic growth due to oil glut. In the post ...
◆200719 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/2OApUdz
Renewed energy to Indo-Russian ties
On the domestic front, Russia is mired with sluggish economic growth due to oil glut. In the post ... Myanmar is also in this bonded under one of the sixth planned Economic corridor – China-Bangladesh-Myanmar Economic Corridor. It is also ...
◆200724 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/30IvT5G
Indus River System Authority releases 274,300 cusecs water
According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1460.16 feet, which was 74.16 feet higher than its dead level 1386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 170,200 cusecs and outflow as ...
◆200724 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/3fWsaaN
All main rivers continue to flow normal: FFC
The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) has said at present all main rivers of Indus River System are flowing in "Normal Flow Condition" and there is no riverine flood situation. ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Jul, 2020 ) ...
◆200724 Financial Express https://bit.ly/30Iskw5
Kakrapar-3 Atomic Power Plant: What does it mean for India’s nuclear energy programme?
Kakrapar-3 Atomic Power Plant: What does it mean for India's nuclear energy programme? ... The indigenously-built third unit of Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPP-3) on Wednesday achieved criticality, which marks a significant ... India is a big country so it needs a large amount of electricity generating capacity to cater to the rising energy demand. ... The new 700MWe unit at Kakrapar addresses the issue of excess thermal margin which is an optimisation of PHWR design. It also ...
◆200724 Times Now https://bit.ly/2WNqdG7
'Trailblazer for future achievements': Nuclear power has its Aatmanirbhar moment with Kakrapar-3
Key Highlights. India currently produces under 2 per cent of its electricity through its nuclear power plants, but it has set a goal to increase its nuclear power ...
◆200724 Telangana Today https://bit.ly/2OQzQj7
Boost for nuclear power
An indigenous nuclear reactor at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project in Gujarat achieving criticality reflects a major ... Though India has 22 nuclear reactors in operation at seven nuclear power plants with a total installed capacity of 6,780 ... Nuclear energy is a smart option for a country like India where millions of people still don't have access to power and the domestic energy consumption demand has ...
◆200724 Dhaka Tribune https://bit.ly/2CLaOzx
Nepal allows trade electricity with India, Bangladesh
The NEA can now trade electricity in any state of India, said Kulman Ghising, managing director of the NEA. According to Energy Secretary Dinesh Ghimire, the government's nod has come at a time when Nepal's power generation is increasing.
◆200724 Nuclear Engineering https://bit.ly/3jyB8xp
India's Kakrapur 3 achieves criticality
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated nuclear scientists, saying the reactor is a shining example of the 'Make in India' campaign and a trailblazer for many such future achievements. India developed its own nuclear power generation ...
◆200724 EurAsian Times https://bit.ly/32MNSdO
Nuclear Security Index Ranks Australia The Best, Pakistan ...
Pakistan was the most improved country in the theft ranking for countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, improving its overall score by 7 points. The majority of Pakistan's improvements are in the Security and Control Measures category ...
◆200724 DAWN.com https://bit.ly/3eVavPM
Pakistan 'most improved' country on US nuclear security index
A United States study on worldwide nuclear materials security for 2020 has said Pakistan is the "most improved country" after increasing its overall score by seven points. ... According to the National Threat Initiative Nuclear Security Index report for 2020, the majority of improvements were in the ... for the Suppression of Nuclear Terrorism, and taking voluntary actions to support the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). ... Pakistan is far superior than India as nuclear power nation.
◆200724 The Nation https://bit.ly/3fWtfzn
Pakistan ranked most improved in protecting nuclear materials
Pakistan claims to have established independent regulatory bodies with adequate legal authority to fulfil their assigned nuclear security responsibilities, including the National Command Authority (NCA), Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission ( ...
◆200724 Xinhua https://bit.ly/32Vse7n
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to create new ...
The president said with the collaboration of China, the Pakistani government was also building Diamer-Bhasha dam, a vital project for water, food and energy security of Pakistan. The project would generate thousands of employment ...
◆200724 Khabarhub https://bit.ly/2Egal8X
Minister Pun urges Bangladesh to invest in Nepal’s hydropower
A bilateral agreement was signed between Nepal and Bangladesh at the Power and Energy Conference held in Dhaka on September 13, 2018 to purchase 9,000 MW of electricity from Nepal by 2040. Earlier, a memorandum of understanding ...
◆200724 MyRepublica https://bit.ly/39A4KWJ
Power supply disrupted for 15 days in western Myagdi
MYAGDI, July 23: The western belt of Myagdi district has witnessed power supply disruption for the last 15 days after the flood and landslides washed away the electricity transformer, transmission lines and dozens of electric poles. ... According to Bani-based distribution centre of Nepal Electricity Authority, power supply was halted after the flooding and landslides ... Chairman of Annapurna Rural Municipality Dam Bahadur Pun said that industries and hotel businesses in the rural ...
◆200724 Defence Aviation Post https://bit.ly/2OTBZuw
The India-Nepal Dispute: What, and Why Now? -
The Kalapani-Limpaidhura-Lipulekh trijunction territorial dispute centres on the source of the River Kali. Nepal's stance is that that the river originates from a stream north-west of Lipulekh, bringing Kalapani, Limpiyadhura, and Lipulekh within its ...
◆200724 Himalayan Times https://bit.ly/2ZSR6uu
Reconstruction of bridge swept by flooded river expedited in ...
Issuing a follow-up notice today, chief of Lalitpur Branch Office of Guthi Sansthan, Rajan Bhuju, informed that the procession has been postponed for now, owing to the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Read More... Nepal's COVID-19 tally hits ...
◆200724 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/3hpSSJk
Assam Devastated by Floods Again – The Diplomat
The flooding in Assam was aggravated by the release of water from the Kurichu dam in Bhutan, which inundated the ... cause floods in Assam: the rise in the river bed due to siltation, the unstable nature of the river, the breach of embankments, ...
◆200724 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/30Kjdej
China's Bhutan Gambit – The Diplomat
75 Years After Trinity: The Human Cost of Nuclear Tests ... China is stepping up pressure on Bhutan to settle their bilateral border dispute. In addition to laying claim to more territory in Bhutan, Beijing has revived an old land swap deal that will require ... Additionally, it would give China “a launch pad for an offensive through the Rangpo River valley towards Kalimpong” in ... Vietnam is compensating international oil companies after cancelling their contracts in the dispute region over ...
◆200724 Eastern Mirror https://bit.ly/30GXggn
Integrated Flood-Control Measures Needed For Assam
While encroachments of low lying areas and habitation along the banks forces river waters to spill over, man-made problems ... It is imperative to bring all the states and countries like China, Bangladesh and Bhutan that share the Brahmaputra ...
◆200724 Livemint https://bit.ly/2E8AIgQ
India to set up solar power park in Sri Lanka
NEW DELHI : India plans to build a solar power park in Sri Lanka as part of a strategy to project its presence in the Indian Ocean Region ... State-run Ceylon Electricity Board has an installed power generation capacity of around 35.8 gigawatts (GW). ... Petronet LNG Ltd had earlier announced its plans of setting up a liquefied natural gas terminal in Sri Lanka. ... Queries emailed to the spokespersons of NTPC and India's ministry of new and renewable energy remained unanswered.
◆200724 Ceylon Daily News https://bit.ly/2WSa8ix
India and Sri Lanka to explore new areas of economic ...
High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Gopal Baglay spoke at a virtual event titled “Deepening Economic Collaboration ... The High Commissioner outlined a few promising areas for such collaboration such as infrastructure, energy, ... Main items of Imports from India to Sri Lanka are: Gas oil/ Diesel, Motorcycles, Pharmaceutical Products, Portland ... copper and other metal industries), tires, cement, glass manufacturing, and infrastructure development (railway, power, water supply).
◆200724 adaderana.lk https://bit.ly/3g2zv9a
Vallibel Power enters into a Power Purchase Agreement with ...
Sri Lanka's listed largest public-quoted mini hydropower company, Vallibel Power Erathna PLC, announced yesterday (22) that it has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement with the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) on 07 July 2020, for the ...