◆200925 ブルームバーグ https://bit.ly/2Hn5oMW
先月ニューヨークに上場した電気自動車（ＥＶ）メーカーの 小鵬汽車など中国勢と共に10日間にわたり世界にアピールする。 Stretching the Field. The U.S. is expected to have a shrinking share of the global electric vehicle market, as ...
◆200925 POWER magazine https://bit.ly/3j5lnxd
China Promotes Climate Goal, and Builds New Coal Plants
China, though it has canceled some planned thermal power plants over the past several years, has as much as 200 GW of ... in July announced that the agency would limit greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes for the first time in U.S. history. ... China relies heavily on coal-fired power, even as the country is among the world leaders in renewable energy. ... “It would mean huge expansions of nuclear power as well as wind and solar power and high-power transmission lines, and ...
◆200925 Arab News https://bit.ly/3i5cjqK
Switching off? China's energy aims require a radical shift in ...
The problem for China is that it is still investing, or planning to invest, vast sums of money in coal-fired power plants, coal-to-chemical ventures and other projects based on fossil fuels such as natural gas and crude oil. ... Just 13 percent of the plans could be viewed as low-carbon, including renewable energies, nuclear, hydropower, electricity networks and electric vehicles, researchers Lauri Myllyvirta ...
◆200925 Quartz https://bit.ly/2HwB4jd
Why China's coal power plants are such a big climate obstacle
China is single-handedly responsible for one-quarter of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, so if it meets this goal—plus an older ... the installation of huge amounts of zero-carbon energy like solar and nuclear, and likely some amount of “negative emissions”—such as ... larger than its spending on clean energy, including nearly $25 billion on coal power plants and even more on mining and processing. ... Apple is leading the charge to overhaul Taiwan's renewable energy market.
◆200925 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/32YUEN6
China's steel mill smoke becomes fuel in Mitsui's recycling ...
TOKYO -- China's notorious steel mill smoke will have a second life as ethanol that powers automobiles under ... operations in China to produce fuel ethanol from steel mill emissions in a three-party deal with state-owned energy ... Long dependent on operations involving fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, Mitsui hopes to burnish its environmental ... The new plant will slash carbon dioxide by 200,000 tons a year compared with reusing heat from emissions for electricity generation, the ...
◆200925 Caixin Global https://bit.ly/2EvIWAc
China Should Slash Raw Coal Usage by 150 Million Tons ...
Presenting the 2020 China Dispersed Coal Management Report at a virtual conference in Beijing, Jiang Yi, director of the China Energy Conservation Association, said strictly controlling the dispersed coal market was key to overcoming legal ...
◆200925 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3kOGBA6
シェル、マランパヤガス田の権益45％売却へ フィリピン ...
フィリピン事業は依然として重要とも強調した。 ＳＰＥＸは、マランパヤガス田（サービス・コントラクト＝ＳＣ38鉱区）を運営するコンソーシアム（企業連合）の１社。同コンソーシアムには ...
◆200925 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3j2SHoH
一部発電事業、外資100％可能＝再エネ委 フィリピン・電力 ...
フィリピンの国家再生可能エネルギー委員会（ＮＲＥＢ）のディマランタ委員長は、再生可能エネルギー発電事業の一部は、外国企業の100％出資が認められるとの ... ディマランタ委員長は、地熱発電とバイオマス発電、ダム式水力発電につ…
◆200925 UCAN https://bit.ly/2FYtwVV
Standing shoulder to shoulder with Indonesia's palm oil poor
Soon after professing his perpetual vows in 2017, Divine Word Brother Yulianus Sudir went to work among migrant workers in Samarinda Archdiocese in East Kalimantan. It did not take him long to discover the problems faced by workers where ...
◆200925 The Mainichi https://bit.ly/2RWy1CN
Palm oil labor abuses linked to world's top brands, banks
In Malaysia and Indonesia, these workers tend the heavy reddish-orange palm oil fruit that makes its way into the supply chains of many iconic food and cosmetics companies like Unilever, L'Oreal, Nestle and Procter & Gamble. Together, the two ...
◆200925 Down To Earth Magazine https://bit.ly/304DtI4
Don't eat the rainforests: Top brands complicit in Indonesia's ...
Don't eat the rainforests: Top brands complicit in Indonesia's ecosystem destruction, probe alleges. Companies procuring oil from and financing the Royal Golden Eagle, which set up palm oil and pulp plantations in Indonesia, finds ...
◆200925 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/3kYTW95
ADB Endorses New 5-Year Partnership Strategy for Indonesia
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has endorsed its 2020–2024 country partnership strategy for Indonesia, which ... ADB will also focus on helping Indonesia tackle climate change and strengthen its resilience to natural disasters and ... Economic Forum, Børge Brende, and the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), ... Coal-fired power plants have been retired, as reliance on natural gas and emissions-free renewable energy sources increases.
◆200925 CGTN https://bit.ly/2G1wVDt
Indonesia secures grant for battling deforestation
"From 1990 to 2018, there were around 0.5 million hectares of deforestation rate in Indonesia. It's a problem for us ... The Paris Agreement outlines the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, which Indonesia is continuously working on. ... The significant drop is a result of successful forest protection policies such as the moratorium on new oil palm plantations, where new licenses are temporarily banned.
◆200925 Power Philippines https://bit.ly/3j256cd
Shell planning to sell Malampaya stake
Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) is eyeing the sale of its 45% interest in the $4.5 billion Malampaya deep water gas-to-power project. In a report from ... Shell is looking to cut oil and gas production by up to 40% in a bid to focus more on power markets and renewable energy. Malampaya's natural gas, discovered by Shell in 1991, accounts for around 20% of the country's electricity. Earlier this ...
◆200925 Mongabay.com https://bit.ly/3096jHk
Philippine community goes to court to stop coal plant in ...
Residents and civil society groups have launched a legal challenge to stop construction of a coal power plant in the ... has vast renewable energy potential that could meet its entire demand for electricity, mostly through small-scale hydro ... In 2019, the average electricity rate in the Philippines — “including all the guarantees, transmission and fees,” de ... the province's growing demand and enable Palawan to slowly end its dependence on fossil fuels, whether oil or coal, groups say.
◆200925 Mirage News https://bit.ly/3cse9kv
Opportunities for clean energy in future Philippines op-ed by ...
During this period, electricity generation from biomass increased, while production from geothermal hydro, solar and wind ... In the Philippines, coal remains a significant source for energy generation – 41% of the total compared to renewables' ... it will be cheaper to build new renewable energy sources than continuing to use existing coal in South East Asia. ... In the process, the UK's power generation shifted to renewables – wind (offshore and onshore) and biofuel – as well as gas.
◆200925 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/3j2Xc2n
Greenpeace report: Philippines gets failing mark due to massive use of coal
The Philippines got a failing mark of “D+” due to its strong inclination to coal power generation, a new Greenpeace ... “Southeast Asia Power Sector Scorecard,” cited that the Philippines was an early leader on renewable energy (RE) after ... the Philippines highly dependent on imported fossil fuels, with a near tripling of its thermal coal imports in less than 10 years. ... on track with global climate targets if it creates exclusions for new coal and gas starting this year, increase its RE target ...
◆200925 Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/33V6pDC
San Miguel Interested in Shell’s Stake in Philippine Gas-to-Power Project
Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to sell its stake in the Philippines' Malampaya gas-to-power project, which supplies at least one-fifth of the Southeast Asian nation's electricity requirement, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said. The company is ...
◆200925 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/366HAqU
The power of two: Renewable energy and natural gas are the cleaner, better combination
Turning to renewable energy sources, such as solar, geothermal, hydro, and wind energy is one of the main objectives. ... However, you can do more with the addition of natural gas, which is touted as the cleanest burning fossil fuel versus coal–emitting less carbon dioxide (up to 60%), ... that is committed to attaining a cleaner and decarbonized world, is pioneering the transformation in the Philippines.
◆200925 Philippine Star https://bit.ly/331M3t3
A look at the world’s submarine cable systems that power the internet, including connectivity in Philippines
The country is only at the 106th place in terms of the global average of fixed broadband speeds with only 25.34 Mbps (megabit per second) and slower for mobile with only 16.44 Mbps which placed the Philippines at the 119th spot. Aside from ...
◆200925 VnExpress International https://bit.ly/306S9qc
India to aid water management projects in Mekong Delta
A report by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment at a meeting Wednesday said flood peaks in the upstream stretch of the Mekong River have been lower and later than usual, worsening saltwater intrusion in southern ...
◆200925 TTG Asia https://bit.ly/32XXUIO
First Eastin Hotel to land in Laos
Situated a short drive from the international airport, the hotel will be located on the banks of the Mekong river, with views across to Thailand. TAGS; Absolute Hotel Services · Eastin · Laos Hotels. Previous articleMalaysia earmarks US$576.7m ...
◆200925 Times Now https://bit.ly/3j0qpuQ
‘Beijing uses bullying tactics to advance its goals’: US slams China’s nefarious tactics to destabilise order
But in practice, Beijing uses bullying tactics to advance its goals, including illegal claims in the South China Sea, border disputes with India, and manipulating water flow in the Mekong River,” Ortagus said on social media platform Twitter.
◆200925 Voice of America https://bit.ly/3csoWLz
Thousands Protest in Thailand Over Delay of Constitutional Amendment
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has not publicly commented on the protests that have demanded the monarchy's power be reduced — a movement that challenges a decadeslong taboo of not criticizing the monarchy. Prayuth has called for ...
◆200925 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/365kfpJ
BMA blames extensive flooding on power outage
Heavy downpours battered 11 areas in the city with Din Daeng, Phaya Thai and Huai Khwang districts recording the highest rainfall at 100 millimetres, 99mm and 83mm respectively, said Narong Ruengsri, director of the BMA's Department of ...
◆200925 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/2RX5flr
“ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2020” gets underway
Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow chaired the opening ceremony of ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2020 or ASE2020, the most comprehensive showcase of renewable energy innovation. He was ...
◆200925 Business Wire https://bwnews.pr/2RWEspp
Vietnam Electricity Standard Research Report 2020 ...
Specifically, the share of electricity from renewable sources tends to increase while the demand for electricity from other energy sources decreases. Demand for electricity tended to decrease in Q1/2020, due to measures to blockade and ...
◆200925 The Star Online https://bit.ly/33Yfprv
Conference explores Vietnam's potential to harness wind power
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN): Around 10 gigawatts of offshore wind power could be in operation in Vietnam by 2030, according to ... their studies on aspects including the assessment of potential and grid transmission capacity, the current local supply chain capacity, ... and knowledge in renewable energy, ” said Hoàng Tiến Dũng, Director General of MoIT's Electricity and Renewable Energy Agency.
◆200925 Retail News Asia https://bit.ly/3cwpf7P
National power utility faces financial crunch
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) will face increasing financial difficulties in the coming years as its payment obligations to ... to new coal-fired independent power projects (IPPs), a recent report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial ...
◆200925 SteelGuru https://bit.ly/2RWh7nJ
Wartsila Solution for 200 MW Electricite du Cambodge C7 ...
The EDC C7 power plant is playing an important role in meeting Cambodia's electricity shortage. ... to deliver the needed grid stability as Cambodia continues to utilise an increasing share of renewable energy, in particular solar power.
◆200925 pv magazine International https://bit.ly/305AFdX
Myanmar's 1 GW solar tender concludes with lowest bid of ...
The country's Ministry of Electricity and Energy allocated all tendered solar capacity in its first procurement exercise for large-scale PV. ... Myanmar's Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has concluded a 1 GW PV tender it launched in May by ... A consortium formed by China's State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC) and local company Khaing Long ... According to the latest statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Myanmar had cumulatively ...
◆200925 All India Radio https://bit.ly/3mSZ4wX
Myanmar organisations blame Chinese projects for ...
In Myanmar, community based organisations have blamed the Chinese gas and oil pipeline project of environmental destruction and human rights violation in the execution of the Shwe Gas Project and Trans-Burma pipeline. The Rakhine ...
◆200925 Myanmar Times https://bit.ly/2GaHKCF
Dala bridge construction suspended during Yangon stay ...
The remaining US$30.3 million will be funded by the Myanmar government. Construction of the bridge, which will connect Dala township across the Yangon River to downtown Yangon, began in May 2019 and is slated to be complete in ...
◆200925 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/3hXWanb
Trump's Refusal to Support a Peaceful Transfer of Power Is Shocking, but US Political Transitions Have Always Created Uncertainty
For as long as the United States has been a world power, other countries have watched one president pass the baton to ... whether he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose, incumbent President Donald Trump avoided ... a world power with vast alliances, widespread military and covert activities, and hair-trigger nuclear guarantees, even an ... Unsettled by a Soviet airlift of military supplies to communist insurgents in Laos that had started only weeks before and ...
◆200925 Western Producer https://bit.ly/2RUSGXJ
Middle powers urged to unite
If countries like China are going to bully one “middle power” after another, maybe the middle powers should work ... China has already strangled or harassed Australian exports of barley, beef, wine and coal to the country, as well as urging its ... which includes Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Brunei, makes a lot ... Oil downturn complicates taxation.
◆200923 Stanford University News https://stanford.io/3mKp9OY
Seismic data explains continental collision beneath Tibet ...
In addition to being the last horizon for adventurers and spiritual seekers, the Himalaya region is a prime location for ... Simon Klemperer, a geophysics professor at Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth).
◆200923 DesPardes.com https://bit.ly/3cpzBX3
Pakistan at Junction of Two Ancient Civilizations
But after the rise of the Turks and the Tatars in Central Asia, the Turco-Persian conquerors from the west crossed the Indus one after another and ruled the sub-continent for centuries. Historically speaking, Indus River was was the most ...
◆200923 WION https://bit.ly/3i2PoN3
Why Tibet, the `western treasure house` is important to China
The Qinghai-Tibet plateau is a crucial water source for China. Tibetan glaciers and snow-capped hills feed great rivers like the Brahmaputra, Mekong, Yangtze and the Indus. Tibet serves as the source of 10 major asian river systems - rivers ...
◆200923 Deccan Herald https://bit.ly/2ZZPNtg
Coal continues to be key in India's growth story, says CIL
Coal-based electricity will continue to do so till affordable storage of power comes in a major scale, he said. "The effective cost of renewable energy is still high due to the intermittency versus variable cost of thermal power. As fixed cost is ...
◆200923 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/2Hq62th
Renewable sector in India attracts $10-20bn of investment: IEEFA
IEEFA's note looked at the outcomes of seven renewable energy capacity and storage auctions held to-date in 2020. ... has collapsed and they are already locked into high capacity charges on legacy coal power supply agreements," says Shah. ... "The biggest loser from the collapse in electricity demand will be the thermal power sector, with its high marginal cost of ... commissioning of transmission system, (iii) delay in adoption of tariff on the part of SECI, and (iv) outbreak of Covid-19, ...
◆200923 S&P Global https://bit.ly/3mJo9KS
Pakistan looks to auction unutilized LNG capacity: industry body
Karachi — Pakistan may auction unutilized LNG regasification capacity of around 300 MMcf/d available at the ... as well as the industrial sector, according to an annual report from the country's Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority released in August . ... the rising demand from the various sectors of the economy, particularly power, domestic, fertilizer, captive power and industry. ... and events. Biomass; Carbon; Emissions; LNG; Natural Gas; Nuclear; Price Risk; Renewables; Thermal Coal ...
◆200923 Profit by Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/33OE9CA
Russia eager to invest $1.7bn in Karachi-Lahore gas pipeline
He was addressing a seminar titled 'Conversation with Ambassadors on Pakistan-Russia Relations: Prospects for the Future' organised by the Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies (CASS). Detailing his views on the regional situation, ...
◆200923 Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/2RMQ26q
Looming energy crisis
Warnings from both the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) about confirmed ... Federal Energy Minister Omar Ayub had, as early as the start of August, informed a Senate standing committee that the ... Sindh was a complete disaster this monsoon season with rains flooding almost all of Karachi and electricity cut off in many ... Meanwhile, a separate crisis is brewing, as K-Electric (KE), Karachi's sole power supply company, remains at ...
◆200923 Pakistan Observer https://bit.ly/35XF7z1
Pakistan benefitting immensely from use of nuclear technology: PAEC Chairman
Pakistan is benefitting immensely from the use of nuclear technology, this was stated by Chairman of the PAEC while addressing the ... In a video recorded national statement, Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Mr. Muhammad Naeem ... Chairman PAEC highlighted the role of PAEC in generating electricity through nuclear power plants, while also helping Pakistan attain socio-economic ...
◆200923 MENAFN.COM https://bit.ly/2ZZQhQ6
Pakistan- Can 60000 people of Regi get electricity after 18 ...
Khiali Gul, a government official, said while talking to TNN that power bills suddenly witnessed a sharp increase in 2002 after which the local people lodged protests and also submitted the bills. However, he said, the bills kept on increasing ...
◆200923 MyRepublica https://bit.ly/3clE90V
IFC study calls for improving women's contribution, participation in hydropower sector
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Companies and women in Nepal would stand to benefit if greater action were taken to ... to build the business case for improved gender equality and diversity in renewable energy companies in Nepal. ... in the executive committee mandatory," Ashish Garg, Vice President of Independent Power Producers' Association of Nepal, ... The study – spearheaded by IFC's Hydro Environmental and Social Advisory team in partnership with the governments of Australia, ...
◆200923 RiverBender.com https://bit.ly/301ryLh
India says some progress made in military talks with China
It is broken in parts where the Himalayan nations of Nepal and Bhutan border China. According to India, the de facto border is 3,488 kilometers (2,167 miles) long, while China says it is considerably shorter. As its name suggests, it divides the ...
◆200923 CNA https://bit.ly/3cz070B
Sri Lanka unveils controversial bill handing more power to ...
The bill proposes the removal of legal and legislative oversight of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on human rights and government spending, and awards the head of state the right to appoint Supreme Court judges. (AFP/ISHARA S.
◆200923 Colombo Page https://bit.ly/3hOpb4A
Sri Lanka : PUCSL together with CEB and LECO launches ...
Sept 22, Colombo: The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator together with Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and Lanka Electricity Company Private Limited (LECO) has launched the first-ever Island ...