◆200802 CNN https://cnn.it/2XzOnVl
China's Three Gorges Dam is one of the largest ever created. Was it worth it?
The dam's operator, China Three Gorges Corporation, told China's state news agency Xinhua that the dam has intercepted 18.2 ... But with multiple gauging stations monitoring river flows in the Yangtze basin seeing record-high water levels this summer, ... But according to the Chinese government's 1992 proposal, the top reason for building the dam wasn't power ... to May, the reservoir's water level is kept at a maximum of 175 meters (574 feet) to optimize electricity generation at the ...
◆200802 Xinhua https://bit.ly/39O1G9j
China's oil, gas exploration investment hits record high in 2019 - Xinhua | English.news.cn
BEIJING, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's investment in oil and gas exploration set a record high of 82.13 billion yuan (about 11.76 billion U.S. dollars) in 2019, up 29 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources. National ...
◆200802 Livemint https://bit.ly/2Ph827H
Fear of rivers drives China to tame even Mekong river
BANGKOK : As China perceives rivers as dangerous and wild natural systems that need to be tamed to be productive for mankind, the Beijing government constructed a dam on the Mekong river, thus, impacting the food and economic security ...
◆200802 China.org.cn https://on.china.cn/2DouMju
China's Yangtze River flood response drops
Adjust font size: Chinese authorities on Friday downgraded the emergency response for flood control in the Yangtze River and riverside areas to Level III, the second- ...
◆200802 Tehran Times https://bit.ly/30ju0x3
Iran-China co-op can shift oil, gas global balance: ex-advisor ...
Mehmet Ogutcu, currently chairman of the London Energy Club, says the partnership can shift oil and gas global balance. ... To know more about the significance of Iran and China's agreement, Mehr News Agency reached out to Ogutcu to ... undercutting the Trump administration's efforts to isolate the Iranian government because of its nuclear and military programs. ... A: The outsized role of the U.S. in the region ironically benefits Beijing as it expands its economic ventures and power ...
◆200731 Argus Media https://bit.ly/2DoOf3K
Indonesia’s Adaro plans 10pc coal output cuts this year
Indonesia's second-largest coal producer Adaro Energy plans to reduce output by around 10pc this year because of a "difficult" market, leaving ... "The reduction is mainly from thermal coal products. ... rebalance a market that has been hit by a weaker global economy and falling industrial electricity demand as a result of Covid-19, Adaro said. ... The dominance of coal-fired power generation in east Australia is forecast to wane significantly over the next 20 years as most power plants ...
◆200731 Power Engineering Magazine https://bit.ly/2DoOo7i
New Indonesian coal-fired plant utilizing CFB boilers ...
Czech steam turbine manufacturer Doosan Škoda Power will supply two 50-MW units for a next-generation power plant in Indonesia. The Palu 3 coal-fired plant is considered one of the most advanced in that region, with circulating fluidized ...
◆200731 Gulf News https://bit.ly/3hPsHfm
Philippines takes 'major step' toward using nuclear power
The Philippines has taken a big step towards tapping nuclear power, its energy minister said on Wednesday, after ... as a potential answer to the Philippines' twin problems of precarious supply and Southeast Asia's highest electricity costs, but ...
◆200731 Natural Gas World https://bit.ly/30h6u45
First Gen to Start Work on Philippines Terminal H2: Press
Manila-listed First Gen is expecting to start building its floating LNG terminal in Batangas in the Philippines in the second half of the year, ... filed the application for a permit to construct, expand, rehabilitate and modify (PCERM) its existing jetty with the department of energy. A PCERM is required by the Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Regulation (PDNGR). ... The offshore Malampaya gas field is declining and gas supplies for the country's power plants are looking ever less reliable.
◆200731 The News Lens International https://bit.ly/3hSYpbM
Duterte Forever? Critics Wary of Constitutional Changes in the Philippines
1,489 mayors in the Philippines proposed constitutional amendments calling for an extension of office terms as the country is sinking deeper into its pandemic woes. Critics called the proposal a power grab. MANILA, Philippines — Ahead of ...
◆200801 Telegraph.co.uk https://bit.ly/3hViDRZ
Ignoring water scarcity will be a costly error
Egypt argues that the dam will inhibit its share of the downstream water supply from the Nile – and an agreement ... has spilt over into a power battle over water, with the Mekong River once again becoming significant in the race for superiority ...
◆200801 NHK WORLD https://bit.ly/3hZyhfp
Bangkok to introduce electric ferries
Thailand is set to launch its first commercial electric ferry service as part of efforts to tackle severe air pollution. The vehicle, developed by Thai renewables company Energy Absolute, was unveiled on Friday along the Chao Phraya River near ...
◆200801 The Taiwan Times https://bit.ly/39Lr7Z6
ASEAN's Largest Wind Farm To Be Built In Laos, Energy To ...
A Thai company is planning to construct ASEAN's largest ever wind farm – in neighboring Laos. ... The energy produced is then expected to be sold to a third nation – Vietnam – with Hanoi's state-run 'Electricity ... A formal PPA (power purchase agreement) will be finalised this October according to reports out of Thailand.
◆200801 Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide https://bit.ly/3guzhYg
Indonesia eyes Vietnam as it seeks to diversify thermal coal exports
Indonesia, the world's top exporter of thermal coal, is stepping up efforts to diversify sales of the fuel as shipments to top buyer India slump ... a government spokesman said, as it seeks to offset a fall in annual exports and a global shift towards cleaner energy. ... Thermal coal is used by power plants to generate electricity. ... US Sanctions in Respect of Nord Stream 2 / Turk Stream Gas Projects ... Oil & Energy. Oil & Companies News · General Energy News · Bunker Prices Worldwide ...
◆200801 Natural Resources Defense Council https://on.nrdc.org/2BOeD6D
Japan's New Coal Export Policy A Step in the Right Direction
The statement, coming on the heels of a decision to close 100 inefficient domestic coal-fired power plants in Japan by 2030, ... provide assistance for new coal projects to those countries where Japan is not fully aware of the local energy situation ... include the controversial 1200 MW Vung Ang 2 coal project in Vietnam and the 900 MW Indramayu coal power station ... coal-fired plants (which are in fact a dangerous misnomer) will lock in future greenhouse gas emissions for a long time.
◆200801 Gas to Power Journal https://bit.ly/39JrlQo
LNG supply to Chinese-built power plant in Myanmar now in ...
July 31 – The Japanese utility Tokyo Gas has agreed to raise its stake in the U.S. firm Castleton Resources to 70 percent from 46 percent to increase its foothold in shale gas production in Texas and Louisiana. Castleton Resources holds ...
◆200801 GCR https://bit.ly/31aTQmt
Myanmar splits up “New Yangon” scheme to encourage challenge to giant Chinese contractor - News
“New Yangon City” was conceived as an 8,100-hectare industrial-commercial zone on the less-developed bank of the Yangon River. The initial work, masterplanned by Aecom, would involve building two bridges, a 13-sq-km industrial estate ...
◆200801 The Star Online https://bit.ly/2PeJgFe
Myanmar may postpone election in war-torn Rakhine state
Longtime opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party took power in 2016 after a landslide election win that ended half a century of army rule, though the military retains significant powers. While Suu Kyi remains ...
◆200731 Science Magazine https://bit.ly/3jVezTN
China and India: Toward a sustainable world
We urge the governments of China and India to facilitate science diplomacy, starting with the Himalaya region. ... Earth as measured by increases in leaf area index since 2000 (2), and both are highly ranked in solar and wind-electricity generation (3). ... ice fields, and water, is threatened by some of the highest hydroelectric-dam densities and climate change rates in the world (10, 11). ... International Energy Agency, Clean Energy Transitions Programme: Annual Report 2019 (2020).
◆200731 ThePrint https://bit.ly/30e9b69
If India wants to tire China out on LAC, it must build fortresses at these pressure points
This places us at the risk of losing our entire territory east and north-east of Pangong Tso along with the DBO Sector. Also, our major riposte options get restricted to Chushul Sector,Indus River Valley Sector and Chumar Sector. Also read: Modi ...
◆200731 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/3ghoK2C
IRSA releases 263,200 cusecs water
According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1465.35 feet, which was 79.35 feet higher than its dead level 1386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 183,700 cusecs and outflow as ...
◆200731 Brighter Kashmir https://bit.ly/3jXh6gc
Propelling Growth through Power Projects in J&K
Frivolous attempts made by Pakistan to stymie construction of this run of the river project were fought hard by India at The Hague based Permanent ... Kishanganga power venture was just one in a string of power generation, transmission and distribution projects that were intended at ... Jammu & Kashmir has a potential for about 20,000 Mw worth hydro-electric power capacities. This includes 11283 Mw in Chenab basin, 3084 in Jhelum, 500 Mw in Ravi and 1608 Mw in Indus basins.
◆200731 Livemint https://bit.ly/2XdZz9F
India energy demand improves in June: Report
With economic activities slowly picking pace, the all India energy demand improved in June as compared to May, says India ... electricity generation, excluding renewables, also declined 11.8% y-o-y to 99.5 billion units in June 2020 with thermal ... due to the decline in the power demand over 1QFY21, given the must-run status of nuclear, hydro and renewables," it noted. ... South Eastern Coalfields and Central Coalfields led by the lower demand, also resulting in a high coal inventory.
◆200731 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3hTcINw
India reserves 110 power plant equipment, services for local companies
You may not have noticed it but the price of subsidised cooking gas rose by an average of just less than Rs 10 per cylinder per month in the July-June 2019-20 period, taking the price of common man's fuel closer to market rates. Schlumberger ...
◆200731 Splash 247 https://bit.ly/3fg3tFd
India and China cut coal shipments drastically
Alphabulk is predicting shipping will lose up to 100m tons of thermal coal cargo this year with the world's two most populous nations – India and China – responsible for the biggest drops. Australia's Department of Industry predicts Indian thermal ...
◆200731 ThePrint https://bit.ly/2DionXd
Pakistan’s coal-fired power generation sees record jump, thanks to China push
Pakistan's coal-fired power generation jumped 57% to a record in the fiscal year through June, according to data from ... including coal and liquefied natural gas fired power plants helping the nation end decades of electricity shortfalls. ... The first target of these plants has been to replace expensive fuel oil-based generation facilities that burdened the ... The country will balance rising coal use with more renewable energy and its coal plants will use low-emissions technology, he said.
◆200731 Profit by Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/3jQLrwZ
Chinese funding increases coal-fired power generation in ...
While other countries move away from coal-fired power due its negative environmental impact, Chinese funding has ... towards clean energy overseas, with China signing an agreement to build two hydro-power generation projects in Pakistan.
◆200731 Technology Times Pakistan https://bit.ly/2XaYpf2
India Beaten By Pakistan For Maintaining Nuclear Safety and ...
while the IAEA has recently ensured to streamline its support for Pakistan's emerging energy needs since Islamabad intends to expand its nuclear power generating capacity more than six-fold over the next decade, from 1430 MW to 8800 MW, ...
◆200731 Dunya News https://bit.ly/2D4nmlH
PM directs for timely implementation of reforms in energy sector
... unnecessary hurdles to consumers and doing corrupt practices in power sector. The Prime Minister was briefed on the ongoing reforms in the energy sector, power generation as per requirement of the country, modernization of transmission ...
◆200731 Hindustan Times https://bit.ly/30cP3Bq
Nepal tells India not to restrict movement of its people in contested areas in Uttarakhand
Nepalese authorities have insisted that Limpiyadhura, Kalapani, Lipulekh in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district fall under ... signed between Nepal and erstwhile British East India Company in 1815, the areas east to Kali (Mahakali) river which ...
◆200731 Himalayan Times https://bit.ly/2XdrruI
Mahakali river shows red alert, Tinau gradually subsiding
KALIKOT: Nine persons including seven of the same family were killed in landslides that occurred in two locations of Narharinath Rural Municipality in Kalikot district on Tuesday night, according to Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal.
◆200731 Livemint https://bit.ly/2P7mGOW
Chinese claims in Bhutan, incursion in India indicates CPC's intentions: Pompeo
China's territorial claims in Bhutan and the recent incursion into Indian land are indicative of their intentions, US ... came to power," Pompeo told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee during a Congressional hearing on Thursday.
◆200731 CA News Ottawa https://bit.ly/338eBSh
Chinese Territory Promises In Bhutan, India's Ladakh ...
Chinese Territory Promises In Bhutan, India's Ladakh “Screening” The Globe, Claims US ... (Jinping) came to electricity,” Pompeo told customers of the Property Foreign Affairs Committee in the course of a Congressional hearing ... The secretary of state explained China has the desire to develop its electric power and attain.
◆200731 Minneapolis Star Tribune http://strib.mn/2CVbnqF
Pompeo says threats to US in Afghanistan raised with Russia
"We want Europe to have real, secure, stable, safe energy resources that cannot be turned off in the event Russia ... those, along with China's recent skirmishes with India and border disputes with the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, are ...