Siemens Gamesa to supply 25 turbines to one of Vietnam’s biggest wind farms

The wind project is forecast to provide clean electricity to 240,000 people

Global energy use projected to nearly double by 2050

Most of this will be focused in regions where strong economic growth is driving demand, particularly in Asia

Singapore’s Nexif Energy buys 94% stake in hydropower projects in Vietnam

Located in the Khanh Hoa province with a total capacity of 49MW, they will provide enough electricity to power 74,000 households

IEA: Global coal demand to remain stable up to 2024

A fall in coal consumption in Europe and the US is forecast to be offset by growth in a number of key economies in Asia

Asia’s natural gas usage to continue to outpace supply

The supply imbalance is expected to widen through the projection period, resulting in non-OECD Asia increasing reliance on natural gas imports from other regions

Asia and pacific region ‘must clean up energy to reach global decarbonisation’

A new REN21 report suggests the deployment of renewables in the area continues to lag behind that of traditional energy sources

Solar power ‘reaches grid parity in China’

New research suggests subsidy-free solar projects could be built in most cities across China at a cheaper price than energy supplied by the grid

How does plastic waste travel through rivers?

Researchers at the University of Hull are documenting plastic waste in one of the world’s most polluted rivers

ENGIE and EDP to create offshore wind joint venture

They will combine their offshore wind assets and project pipeline, starting with a total capacity of 1.5GW under construction and 4GW under development

UK pledges to phase out plastic in its Pacific outposts

It aims to reduce the waste produced by its diplomatic missions in Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu