Latest Asia Pacific News

  • Investors oppose AEMC rule changes

    The Clean Energy Investor Group, a cluster of renewable energy developers and investors in Australia, have criticised transmission network access changes proposed by the Australian Energy Market Commission

  • Vietnam approves HCMC-Moc Bai expressway PPP

    Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the Ministry of Transport's proposal on the investment policy for the 53.5km HCMC-Moc Bai expressway PPP

  • Rio Tinto to auction off rare pink diamonds ahead of mine closure

    Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto will be auctioning off rare pink diamonds from its Argyle mine in Western Australia before it permanently closes next month

  • Gold Coast council approves 33MW Gilberton farm

    Queensland’s Gold Coast City council has today approved a 33MW solar and battery project, Gilberton farm, which will be located on 37.4 hectares at Gilberton, east of Yatala.

  • Advisers appointed for IDP sale

    Two law firms have been tasked with offloading 50% stake in education services provider IDP Education

  • Kazakh renewable energy nears closure

    The project company of a greenfield wind farm in southern Kazakhstan is clearing conditions precedent on its primary financing package

  • Sumitomo to build smart city in Vietnam

    Japan-based trading house Sumitomo is partnering with 5 Japanese companies on the smart city project Dong Ahn district, northern Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Japan biomass reaches financial close

    A biomass project on Japan’s largest island, which will power roughly 170,000 households, has reached financial close

  • Energy Estate makes 2 prominent hires

    Advisory firm Energy Estate has today appointed hydrogen specialist Kevin Peakman and engineer Angus Tulloch

  • Infratil makes offer for Australian medical diagnostics group

    Infratil and Morrison & Co Growth Infrastructure Fund (MGIF) have submitted a conditional offer to acquire up to 75% of Australian diagnostic imaging business Qscan from Quadrant Private Equity and management shareholders

  • New Energy to exit Oz market

    ASX-listed New Energy Solar has today announced that it will exit the Australian market in order to concentrate on US-based assets which promise higher returns

  • Australia’s largest solar park reaches FC

    Neoen's Western Downs Green Power Hub in Queensland reached financial close today after securing A$600 million from 7 commercial lenders

  • Goldman Sachs loses MD to NZ investment advisory firm

    Catherine McCormack, managing director at Goldman Sachs in New York has left the firm to join New Zealand’s boutique investment and advisory group Jarden

  • Oz hydrogen plant closer to commercial supply

    Hydrogen Park South Australia, the first facility in the country to distribute hydrogen fuel commercially is one step closer to completion after signing a supply contract with BOC today

  • Research grant for Singapore floating ESS awarded

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Keppel Offshore & Marine have today (26 October 2020) awarded a research grant to a consortium led by Envision Digital to develop the country's first floating energy storage system (ESS)