Offshore wind

All eyes on Dutch offshore wind as country targets 21 GW

The Netherlands wants to achieve 21 GW offshore of wind capacity by the end of 2031, a target deemed ambitious yet achievable. All eyes are now on the country’s next offshore wind tender which will take place at the end of February.

Belt & Road Initiative

China’s Belt & Road Initiative boosts SE Asian renewables

China’s Belt & Road Initiative has been making a hard pivot from fossil fuel project investment to more renewables in recent years.


Offshore wind sector in Japan struggles to gain footing

Japan has vast wind power potential that remains undeveloped, especially floating offshore, a recent report found.

Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

Gas flaring

Africa must avoid gas flaring, boost renewables: report

An Africa Energy Chamber report advocates for Africa to minimise gas flaring, prioritise utilisation, impose penalties, and boost renewables.

Malaysia renewables

Malaysia renewables strategy downplays wind power

The Malaysian renewables sector got a major boost recently when Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company pledged to invest US$8bn, but solar and hydropower are still being prioritised over wind in the country.

Ghana energy

Ghana energy transition plan faces roadblocks: experts

The West African nation has unveiled a $550 billion decarbonization plan aiming for net zero by 2060, but experts said Ghana’s energy transition faces a number of potential hurdles.

korea renewables

South Korea renewables sector battles bureaucracy

The South Korean renewables sector has vast potential for both fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind power development, say experts.


Concerns rise over quality of energy industry carbon offsets

There are calls to abandon energy industry carbon offsets in favour of more effective and permanent carbon reducing interventions.

Morocco gas

Renewables delay risks greater Morocco gas import dependence

The country has been championing the role of renewables in recent years, but delays risk locking in more Morocco gas import dependence.

German LNG

One year on from Nord Stream, German LNG booms

With four new German LNG terminals and eight FSRUs planned, some fear that lawmakers are overcompensating for the loss of Russian pipelined gas.

Caribbean energy

Caribbean energy grids need overhaul to wean off oil: study

Rising sea levels and intensifying hurricanes underline the urgency of transforming Caribbean energy systems, which are oil-based, costly and vulnerable.

Taiwan wind

Threat of war could sideline Taiwan wind development

Taiwan's wind power development is facing corporate, regulatory and geopolitical hurdles. Fossil fuels still meet around 98 percent of the nation’s energy needs.

alberta renewable energy

Alberta renewable energy projects blocked

The fast-growing Alberta renewable energy sector is at risk, after the Canadian province recently slapped a moratorium on new projects.

Thai gas

Thai gas production ramps up, renewables waver

Thai gas production is stepping up despite national and international calls for the Southeast Asian nation to move away from fossil fuels.