June 07, 2023

Japan pledges $107 bln in deploying hydrogen over 15 years

Japan plans to invest 15 trillion yen ($107.5 billion) over next 15 years to supply the country with hydrogen, the government said on June 6, as it speeds up efforts to use the gas to shift to a low carbon economy.
June 06, 2023

Renewable energy set to break records in 2023, IEA says

With the global energy crisis as a catalyst, solar PV and wind are set to lead the largest annual increase in new renewable capacity ever, IEA report shows.
June 05, 2023

California aims over 400% growth in clean energy by 2045

California has made major strides in the energy transition from carbon-based fuels to a power supply that is zero emissions by 2045. Governor Gavin Newsom issued an annual report underlining the progress, remarking that the state is“on pace”to reach the g
June 02, 2023

Germany, Denmark sign offshore wind power cooperation deal

Germany and Denmark have signed an agreement to connect at least 3 GW of wind energy generation capacity on the Danish island of Bornholm to the mainland by the beginning of the 2030s, the German economy ministry said on Thursday.
June 02, 2023

Indonesia's PLN seeks $700M investment for 200-MW solar installations

Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), Indonesia’s state utility company, seeks a $700-million investment to deploy a 200 MW solar panel that will replace diesel power generators to reduce carbon emissions, the company announced on May 27.
June 01, 2023

Japan’s wind sector eyes 140 GW capacity by 2050

Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) announced on Monday its plan to expand wind capacity to 140 GW by 2050 from less than 5 GW now to meet a third of the country’s electricity demand and help it hit its 2050 carbon neutrality target.
June 01, 2023

Acen wins approval to build Australia’s biggest battery

The New England region of New South Wales is to host Australia’s biggest battery yet, after renewables developer Acen Australia won approval to boost the size of its New England solar battery to a massive 1.4GW (1,400 MW) and 2.8 GWh, or two hours of stor
May 31, 2023

Japan to run space-based solar power trial by 2025

A global competition is intensifying to develop technology for transmitting solar power collected in space to Earth, with a Japanese public-private partnership planning to conduct a trial around fiscal 2025.
May 31, 2023

Ilocos Norte’s onshore wind hit 500 MW

Onshore wind projects in Ilocos Norte province of the Philippines will soon exceed 500 MW, a testament to the province’s strong wind potential, according to a Department of Energy official.
May 30, 2023

EDP Renewables aims bigger presence in Asia-Pacific region

EDP, the renewables unit of Portugal's largest utility, is in talks to sell power directly to Japanese and Korean companies as a way to boost growth in Asia, a change from the traditional contracts with state entities.