Latest Asia Pacific News

  • Japan chooses offshore wind consortium

    Japanese ministries have selected a 6-member consortium to develop an offshore wind farm in southern Japan, the first auction under its offshore wind promotion scheme

  • Maldives invites BESS prequals

    The government of Maldives has invited pre-qualifications from bidders to deploy battery energy storage systems (BESS) with a combined 40MW / 40MWh capacity as part of a nearly $110 million renewable energy project in the archipelago

  • Three bidders vie to control AMP’s social infra fund

    Three bidders have set their sights on AMP Capital’s A$1.2 billion Community Infrastructure Fund while the embattled investment manager holds firm that it is still the best manager for the fund

  • Ampol backs hydrogen-powered energy storage

    Ampol and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation have pledged A$5 million in funding to a startup developing hydrogen-powered energy storage systems

  • August bids for WestConnex minority stake

    The New South Wales’ treasury expects to receive formal bids for the minority stake in WestConnex toll road in Sydney in August as more bidders start to emerge

  • Australia, Japan bet on hydrogen innovation

    As part of a partnership signed over the weekend, the Australian and Japanese governments will pursue technological advances in a bid to reduce carbon emissions

  • Germany and Australia sign hydrogen accord

    The governments of Germany and Australia have agreed on a series of initiatives that will “accelerate the development of a hydrogen industry, creating new economic opportunities and jobs while reducing emissions”

  • ROC backs down from fight for Vitalharvest

    ROC Partners has backed down in the battle for agricultural asset manager Vitalharvest, ending an intense bidding war with Macquarie emerging victorious

  • Oz/Singapore to collaborate on hydrogen venture

    Australia and Singapore have entered a partnership to fast track the development of low emissions fuels and technologies like green hydrogen to reduce emissions in maritime and port operations

  • Australia supports off-grid renewable supply in Cambodia

    The Australian embassy in Phnom Penh has launched an initiative to supply renewable power to rural villages in Cambodia that do not have a grid connection

  • Revived Crookwell wind farm secures PPA with Telstra

    The Crookwell 3 wind farm in New South Wales has secured a long-term power purchase agreement with telecoms group Telstra

  • Bayfront prices $401 million PF securitisation

    Singapore-headquartered Bayfront Infrastructure Management today priced $401 million infrastructure asset-backed securities

  • San Miguel issues $600m bonds for gas-fired

    Philippines-based San Miguel has issued $600 million bonds to develop the 1.31GW Batangas gas-fired power plant complex

  • Mongolia mandates renewable energy adviser

    A joint venture of international advisers has agreed to assist with Mongolia’s development of renewable energy

  • DFI recruits floatovoltaics adviser

    Development finance institution has invited consultancy firms to assist on a policy framework to develop floating solar projects on the largest lake in the Philippines