The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that it is in the final stages of conducting feasibility studies on coal plant acquisition in three Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam.
Jera, Japan’s largest power company, plans to launch a pilot project backed by the government to displace 30 per cent of the LNG used to generate electricity with hydrogen at a selected power plant.
The Andhra Pradesh energy department is planning to set up pumped hydropower storage projects in various districts in the Indian state.
GE has announced that Chia Hui Power Corporation’s CHP plant in Minxiong Township, Chaiyi County, Taiwan, has started commercial operations.
Aboitiz Power is considering building a 1000 MW gas-fired power plant within the next decade to provide baseload capacity for the Philippine electricity grid.
The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has said that it plans to import an additional 1200 MW from hydroelectric plants in Laos under a long-term power purchase contract.
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has announced that by 2033 it aims to stop all lending to coal-fired power projects and channel more funds to renewable energy projects.
The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) of the Philippines has announced that it is planning to build an additional geothermal power project at Bac-Man, in addition to the ongoing construction of two geothermal plants.
The Armenian government plans to expand the country’s renewable energy capacity by building two new solar power plants.
The China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA) said that the country is expected to add 55-65 GW of solar power capacity in 2021, taking total solar installations beyond 300 GW.