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Asia Could Become the Dominant Market for Wind Energy: IRENA

Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind from 230 GW in 2018 to over 2600 GW by 2050, becoming the global leader in the segment Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind from 230 Gigawatt (GW) in 2018 to over 2600 GW by 2050, a new report […]

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Mitsubishi Invests in BBOXX to Bring Off-Grid Solar Energy to Africa and Asia

Mitsubishi Corporation has announced its decision to invest in BBOXX Limited, a next-generation utility providing off-grid energy solutions in Africa & Asia Japanese multinational conglomerate, Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has announced its decision to invest in UK-based BBOXX Limited, a next generation utility providing off-grid energy solutions in Africa and Asia. Since its establishment in 2010, […]

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Success or Failure of Climate Change Battle Hinged on Developments in Asia: UN

The battle to combat climate change will be a “success or failure” based on the developments in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels The battle to combat climate change will “succeed or fail” based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels, UN officials said.  […]

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ADB Grants $30 Million Loan for 100 MW Solar Project in Kazakhstan

ADB has granted a $30 million loan to M-KAT Green LLP to build and operate a 100 MW solar plant to boost the share of renewables in Kazakhstan’s energy mix. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement for a $30.5 million loan in tenge equivalent to M-KAT Green LLP—a special purpose vehicle created […]

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ADB, USAID Partner to Expand Asia-Pacific’s Sustainable Energy Market

USAID has launched a partnership with ADB to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable, secure, and energy sector in Asia and the Pacific. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable, secure, and market-driven energy sector […]

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Siemens Gamesa Receives 1st Offshore Wind Supplier Nomination in Japan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy recently received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind project in Japan Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy recently received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind project in Japan. The agreement with customer Obayashi Corporation currently includes using SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines for the Northern Akita Offshore Wind Farm project, and a long-term service agreement. All deliveries are subject to Obayashi Corporation’s final investment decision. […]

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Partners in Progress: India Calls Out For Energy Security in Asia

India’s Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has called for concerted efforts across Asia to ensure energy security in the region for sustainable development and poverty eradication by pursuing non-polluting renewable sources such as solar power.  Speaking at the 16th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) in Doha, Qatar, the minister urged the Member States […]

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Vestas Wins Orders Worth 85 MW For Two Wind Projects in Asia

Danish wind energy major, Vestas has announced that it has won orders for two wind energy projects in Asia. The first order is the company’s first V150-4.2 MW order in Southeast Asia for a project in Vietnam, and the second order was secured using customised solutions for a 43 MW order with a first 20-year […]

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ADB Invests $20 Mn to Finance RE Projects in Southeast Asia

Proceeds of the bonds will finance renewable energy projects in the Asia and Pacific region, including Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has invested $20 million in the maiden climate bond issuance of AC Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation in the Philippines. ADB is an anchor investor in the […]

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