World’s coldest capital wins funding to improve district heating

The World Bank has approved a $53m loan to help the government of Mongolia to improve heating services and support sustainable livelihoods in Ulaanbaatar.

Diversification of power equipment suppliers from China intensifies

The diversification of suppliers from China has intensified as dependence on the Chinese manufacturers has increased the vulnerability of global companies.
Asia Energy mix

What will the energy mix for Southeast Asia look like by...

By the end of 2019, around 90% of the power generated in the region came from conventional sources (coal, gas and hydro), while renewables contributed to less than 10%, according to research firm IHS Markit.
China wave energy

China launches giant wave energy turbine near Wuhan despite COVID-19

The Chinese seabed off the coast of Wuhan city is now host to a mammoth 500kW tidal stream turbine, installed over the last 18 months, near the epicentre of the global COVID-19 outbreak that has seen renewable energy projects delayed or stricken.

ADB funds Mongolia’s first large-scale advanced battery energy storage system

In Mongolia, the National Power Transmission Grid has secured a loan from ADB to install the country’s first large-scale advanced battery storage system.

India bags ADB $346m loan to electrify rural Maharashtra

In India, the government of Maharashtra has secured a $346 million loan from the Asian Development Bank to electrify rural agriculture customers.
Solar to hydrogen

Work begins on world’s largest solar-powered hydrogen plant

China’s Baofeng Energy Group said it started construction on the largest solar-powered hydrogen pilot plant in the world. The project will use a 200-MW solar power plant located in the Northwestern region of Ningxia to make hydrogen via electrolysis.
Asia pacific renewables

150GW of renewables projects in Asia Pacific at risk – report

The latest research from Wood Mackenzie shows that up to 150 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar projects across the Asia Pacific could be delayed or cancelled over the next five years if the coronavirus-led recession extends beyond 2020.
energy sector

COVID-19 causes uncertainty for UK’s energy sector while India remains stable

GlobalData has released two new reports exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the energy sector in the UK and in India.
enel russia

Enel Russia signs deal to expand renewables development in Tatarstan

Enel Russia has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan to expand the development of renewable energy.

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