Articles tagged with "#Asia"

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High LNG prices may slow rapid Asia demand growth

A new report says that high prices may accelerate downward pressures on LNG demand, clouding long-term industry outlooks.

Philippines’ LNG drive runs into market dynamics

The Philippines is trying to revamp its power sector by building more gas to power projects along with several LNG import terminals, however there’s growing concern that LNG might not be the best option going forward.

Bangladesh power crisis vindicates energy transition

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a sharp escalation in fuel prices, making it difficult for the import-dependent nation to keep the lights on.

Tokyo plan to decarbonise city gas faces hurdles

Tokyo Gas, Japan’s largest city gas supplier, is to begin a methanation pilot programme using renewables to try to decarbonise city gas.

Ukraine war, LNG prices test India’s Age of Gas

India’s gas market has been struggling to take off for over a decade, and is now being further tested by the impact of the Ukraine war on LNG prices.

Japan’s net zero plans need rethink, say critics

Japan is considering its nuclear future to help reach its 2050 net zero goals, but opponents still point to safety concerns. Renewable projects, despite a lack of available land mass, remain a viable long-term alternative.

Japan struggles to focus on energy transition

Japan’s transition plans have been accelerated, including in response to the Ukraine war, but the immediate focus remains on securing dispatchable supply and keeping the lights on.

War-driven green transition stalls in Asia

While Europe is partly accelerating low-carbon programmes to wean itself off Russian energy in the light of the Ukraine war, the picture in Asia is more mixed, with many still associating reliable energy with fossil fuels.

Ukraine war, prices jeopardize Thai climate goals

The Ukraine war and its impact on global energy prices is creating headwinds for Thailand and its climate goals.

Green hydrogen in SE Asia faces big hurdles

Southeast Asia, home to the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations block, is playing catch-up in green hydrogen development. Other than Singapore, no members have included it in their respective energy policies, according to a recent report.