JERA, the largest power generation company in Japan, producing about 30% of the nation’s electricity, has opened an office in the city of Akita as a base for offshore wind projects off the coast of Akita Prefecture.
As governments and corporates set ambitious targets to decarbonise, investment in low-carbon technology is becoming increasingly attractive as a core investment strategy. “Low carbon” comprises technologies that enable the energy transition.
CNOOC, China’s third largest oil company, is expected to start production at Lingshui 17-2, a large deep-water natural gas field in the South China Sea, during the first half of 2021.
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar and Malaysia’s Petronas will work together to pursue renewable energy and green hydrogen projects across Asia and the Middle East.
The UK Government has unveiled plans to invest up to £95million to create offshore wind ports at Teesside and Humber.
Law firm Allens has strengthened its market position in Vietnam with the appointment of Giles Cooper as a partner in the company's Hanoi office.
News that South Korea aims to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm by 2030 follows moves by major exploration and production companies to establish a foothold in the nascent market.
Danish wind turbine maker Vestas - which last week announced it would build the world's largest offshore wind turbine - has appointed Purvin Patel as regional president Asia Pacific to bolster its presence and market position in the rapidly expanding markets in the region.
Coal-fired power generation is projected to surge in India as the expanding wave of renewable energy capacity cannot keep up with electrification growth in the South Asian country, home to the world’s second biggest population.
Australia, Japan and Vietnam are leading the shift to renewable energy in Asia Pacific, according to the latest research from IHS Markit. Significantly, coal and gas power plants are also being built at a brisk pace as part of the energy mix across the region.
London-listed Greencoat Renewables will buy a wind farm in Finland from Abo Wind for £52.5 million.
This year will be busy for Australian renewable energy players with an estimated 5.3 gigawatts of utility PV, wind and battery projects expected to finish commissioning, revealed Rystad Energy.
India is set for the largest increase in energy demand of any country over the next 20 years. This underscores the potential for policies and investment to accelerate the clean energy transition, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a new report.
Of all the things the UK is internationally renowned for, good and reliable weather certainly isn’t one of them.
Total and investment giant Macquarie have won rights to develop a wind project of up to 1.5 gigawatts off the UK.
Australia could offer a $26 billion renewable power generation investment opportunity this decade if the government can implement an ambitious long-term Renewable Energy Target (RET) to reverse a slowdown in wind and solar spending.
It is a fact of life that if you want to achieve net zero you need the technology that can make it happen. You can play around with what you think are smart economic wheezes such as contracts for difference and carbon tax but if you don’t have the technology to enable you to stop burning hydrocarbons then ultimately, they’re of no benefit whatsoever.
At the start of last month, Scotland’s Just Transition Commission generated domestic headlines after criticising the Scottish Government’s handling of the BiFab crisis.
The Red Sea Development Co. (TRSDC) has contracted ACWA Power to provide renewable energy to the tourist site.
In the “business-as-usual” version of 2020, global leaders should have been gathering this week in Glasgow for the most important meeting on climate since the Paris Agreement five years ago.
Very few offshore wind turbines have so far been decommissioned anywhere -- and little significant activity is expected on that front until the end of the current decade.
The bulk of a multi-million pound wind farm community fund has gone to help the Covid-19 response in Grampian and the Highlands and Islands, a new report shows.
Latin America is emerging as a green powerhouse, with some of the strongest renewable capacity growth expected globally in the coming years.
For the first time ever, solar and wind made up the majority of the world’s new power generation -- marking a seismic shift in how nations get their electricity.
Final plans have been submitted for a proposed new wind farm on the northern isles of Shetland.