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Creating an Enabling Environment for Investments in New Energy Solutions

Adnan Z. Amin, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) opened the Singapore Energy Summit with a Keynote Address on investments in energy….

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ASEAN’s Clean Energy Challenge

Southeast Asia’s policy makers will need to intervene to facilitate the region’s transition to clean energy Policy makers may no longer have to decide between…

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Standard Chartered quits funding coal plants

It previously faced pressure for the potential funding of three Vietnam coal plants. Standard Chartered Bank will no longer finance coal plants around the world…

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Thailand’s controversial Krabi coal-fired power plant decision to be announced

Protests have been on-going while waiting for the final decision. Bangkok Post reported that the battle to stop the coal-fired power plant in Krabi is…

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Malaysia’s renewables capacity to balloon by 150% in the next decade

Growth is eyed mostly in solar and biomass. Malaysia will emerge as an outperformer in the Asian renewables industry, in terms of the market’s attractiveness…

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Vietnam to get $4b investment in clean energy

One of the projects is the $2.2b Son My 1 gas-fired power plant. A $4b investment has been announced as part of pledges in a…

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Half of ASEAN will go nuclear by 2035

Nuclear energy operations may reach up to a capacity of 2,000 to 5,000 MW by 2040. Half of ASEAN is predicted to operate their first nuclear…

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Biomass feeds Malaysia’s appetite for renewables

More joint ventures with multinationals are on the cards. Analysts forecast that Malaysia will take good advantage of waste and by-products from its substantial agricultural…

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