May 18, 2023

Malaysia allows cross-border renewable PPAs

Malaysia’s Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change and Ministry of Economy have proposed new renewable energy initiatives to drive the development of the country’s renewable energy industry.
April 26, 2023

Thailand selects 175 firms for renewable energy scheme

Thailand’s Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has selected 175 companies for the first phase of its renewables scheme. It has attracted massive interest, receiving proposals with a combined capacity of almost 17GW, more than three times its 5.2GW target.
April 20, 2023

UK government looks to reform CfD scheme to improve energy security

The UK government is seeking views on a major reform to the flagship renewables contracts for difference (CfD) scheme that could help drive further investment in renewable energy deployment and improve energy security.
March 24, 2023

Vietnam's bureaucracy hampers wind power supply for major city

A wind farm in Vietnam's Ben Tre province, consisting of seven wind turbine towers, has remained inactive for several months, symbolizing the bureaucratic red tape that’s hindering the development of green energy in the country.
March 09, 2023

EU draft reveals plans to lock in more fixed electricity prices

The European Union has drafted plans to extend the use of contracts that pay power plants a fixed price for electricity, as part of its power market reform to protect European consumers from big price swings.
March 02, 2023

China approves record number of new coal-fired power plant in 2022

China approved the construction of 106 GW of new coal-fired power capacity last year, four times more than the previous year and the highest level since 2015, spurred by energy security concerns, according to a research released on Monday.
March 01, 2023

Germany scales up energy transition to strengthen renewables industry

Germany has identified three core measures including financial support to boost energy transition technologies as well as increased green power generation and transmission to regain its position, Economics Minister Robert Habeck said on Tuesday.
February 24, 2023

EU climate diplomacy deal caught in debate on nuclear

The European Union countries failed to adopt climate diplomacy conclusions scheduled for Monday due to a developing split over the role of nuclear energy in the green transition, according to EU officials.

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February 20, 2023

Vietnam to postpone rules for offshore wind development

A European Union business representative said that Vietnam may not have a legal framework to regulate offshore wind farms until next year, potentially deferring billions of dollars in foreign investment in the sector.
February 16, 2023

EU sets out framework for nuclear-derived hydrogen

The European Commission on Monday proposed regulations that could allow some hydrogen produced in nuclear-based energy systems to contribute toward EU renewable energy objectives, signaling a victory for pro-nuclear France.