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  • Bylong Coal mine in NSW blocked

    Korea Electric Power Corporation has been unsuccessful in its application for planning permission for an open cut and underground thermal coal mine project near Mudgee in New South Wales, Australia

  • Japan nominates successor to ADB president Nakao

    The Japanese government has nominated Masatsugu Asakawa as the successor to Asian Development Bank’s president Takehiko Nakao, who has resigned

  • Vena Energy commissions Mingus solar farm

    Renewable energy developer Vena Energy announced yesterday (17 September) that the 70MW Mingus solar project in south west Taiwan is operational

  • ICBC issues Greater Bay Area-themed green bonds

    Beijing-headquartered ICBC has issued its first Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area-themed international green bonds with five medium-term notes totalling $3.15 billion

  • Saibu Gas mulls Ikata wind farm

    Saibu Gas subsidiary Eneseed is studying the possibility of building a new onshore wind farm in Ikata, Ehime prefecture on Shikoku island in south eastern Japan

  • LNG Ltd joins Bac Lieu Vietnam LNG-to-power consortium

    ASX-listed Liquefied Natural Gas has joined the Delta Offshore Energy-led consortium to develop a 3GW LNG-to-power project in Bac Lieu province in Vietnam

  • Ramahyuck proposes Victorian solar

    The Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corp in East Gippsland, Victoria, has proposed building a grid-connected solar project

  • ADB funds Samoa port upgrade

    The Asian Development Bank has signed a grant to the Samoa Ports Authority for the upgrade of Apia Port

  • CRCC bags China toll expressway PPPs

    The Guizhou Provincial Department of Transportation has named China Railway Construction-led consortia as preferred bidders on two PPP toll expressway projects in south west China with a total value of Rmb34.19 billion

  • Myanmar CCGT PPA haltingly progresses

    Myanmar’s Ministry of Electricity and Energy has extended the deadline for the sponsor of a $320 million combined-cycle gas turbine power project to meet conditions precedent of a power purchase agreement signed in 2016

  • Auction date set for Malaya power plant

    Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management has set the bidding date for the 650MW Malaya coal-fired power plant, located 16km east of the Philippines capital Manila in Rizal province

  • UPDATE: QIC calls foul in Pacific Energy takeover tussle

    In a bidding battle for ASX-listed Pacific Energy, QIC has made a formal submission to the Takeovers Panel in Melbourne, seeking a cancellation of another deed Pacific Energy signed with rival bidders OPTrust and Infrastructure Capital Group. QIC is claiming Pacific Energy has breached their deed

  • Mitsui & Co sells Southeast Asia hospitals portfolio

    Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co is selling its stake in Columbia Asia Healthcare, which operates 18 healthcare facilities in Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam

  • ADB, Australia, GCF sign grants for Tonga renewables

    The Asian Development Bank, Government of Australia and the Green Climate Fund have signed off on three grants worth a total of $44.6 million to the Government of Tonga, to be used for renewable energy development

  • Nauru Utilities Corp tenders solar PV plus battery

    Nauru Utilities Corp has launched a tender for a solar PV plus battery and substation project, with bids due on 5 December