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AC Energy to leave coal projects

Ayala-owned AC Energy Philippines is breaking free from coal-fired generating facilities, hence, it is casting the divestment of its shareholdings in the 1,336-megawatt Dinginin power project and the 360MW Mariveles coal plant, its joint venture with the Aboitiz group.

Philippines Declares Moratorium On New Coal Power Projects Amid Renewable Energy Push

The Philippines has declared a moratorium on new coal power plants, which could mean the scrapping of new coal projects that have yet to be approved by the government. The move, which has been widely welcomed by environmental campaigners, is likely to signal to investors in the region that the country is taking a turn […]

Indonesia set to scrub its world-beating pollution

New belated regulation requires all existing coal-fired thermal power plants to install anti-pollution scrubbers

Vietnam’s coal imports ease in October

Vietnamese coal imports in October fell from a year earlier for the first time since March 2018, snapping a run of growth that has absorbed some of the Covid-19 pandemic-driven oversupply in Asia this year.

ADB to help members cut reliance on coal

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is expected to draw up a revised energy policy over the next 12 months toward helping member developing countries to “reduce dependence on coal fuel and eventually phase out coal,” just falling short of an outright ban on financing coal-fired power projects.  

New coal-fired power station in Oddar Meanchey nears finish line

Han Seng Coal Mine Co Ltd’s 265MW coal-fired power station in Oddar Meanchey province’s easternmost Trapaing Prasat district is nearly 60 per cent complete, deputy provincial governor Dy Rado told The Post.

Bukit Asam’s coal-gasification project will be loss-maker: Study

A multibillion-dollar and flagship coal gasification project in South Sumatra might do more harm than good for Indonesia’s economy, the latest Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) report has found.

Coal squeeze intensifies

The message from the top is clear: cut out coal. While the regulatory pressure has been evident for some time, the race to banish the black stuff stepped up a notch last week when a $5 trillion valued institutional investor group made up of many of the world’s largest insurers and pension schemes warned the […]

Philippines bans new coal-fired projects

By declaring a moratorium on the construction of greenfield coal power plants in a statement issued on 27 October, the Philippines has announced intent to follow other Asia Pacific countries into a green future.

Indonesia shapes royalty exemption for downstream coal

Indonesia’s energy ministry (ESDM) has drafted initial regulations setting out the legal framework for implementing a royalty exemption for coal producers entering into the downstream coal industry.