Scott Morrison has caught himself bang in the middle of escalating tensions between the United States andChina. ...China'sPresident Xi Jinping waves after making his keynote speech at the CEO Summit of the APEC summit in Port ... Four countries including the US have signed up to an effort to bringelectricityto 70 per cent of Papua New Guinea's people ... It's the latest sign of greatpowercompetition in the South Pacific, whereChinais vying with the US and its allies for influence.
PORT MORESBY • The United States and three of its allies yesterday unveiled a US$1.7 billion (S$2.3 billion) plan to provideelectricityand Internet services to much of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the first step of a plan that will counterChina's ...
◆181119 Chinaguarantees naturalgassupply to avoid winter shortages
South China Morning Post-21 時間前 https://bit.ly/2QUDcRq
Chinais poised to overtake Germany and the UK as the world's largest offshore windpowerproducer by 2022, but it needs foreign know-how to cut costs and boost competitiveness, according to the head of Global WindEnergyCouncil.
◆181119 HowChinaIs Rewriting Its Own Script
New York Times-12 時間前 https://nyti.ms/2PyucF0
In speeches and at forums, President Xi Jinping has repeatedly emphasized the need to “tellChina'sstory well” — to make sure a coherent, compelling and, most important, Communist Party-sanctioned narrative ofChina'srise topower ...
The Australian Financial Review-11 時間前 https://bit.ly/2zZ68jW
If thecoalfrom North Queensland ends up out-competing NSWcoal, we will have a stronger and more competitive industry as a whole. ... Last year the production ofcoal-firedpowerglobally reached a new record at 9723 terawatt hours. ... Last week the InternationalEnergyAgency forecast thatcoaldemand is set to grow by 492 million tonnes in the Asia Pacific region ... Last year,Indiaimported 160 million tonnes ofthermal coalbut Australia accounted for just 3 million tonnes of that.
◆181119 Watch | HasIndiaCompleted ItsNuclearTriad With INS Arihant?
The Wire-5 時間前 https://bit.ly/2FtScEC
... Naval Command) about INS Arihant's contribution to completingIndia's nucleartriad, the robustness ofIndia'ssea-basednucleardeterrence,nuclearcommand and control issues, and growing maritime capabilities in Indian Ocean region.
◆181119 More talk on Pak BangDam, but is anyone listening?
The Nation-5 時間前 https://bit.ly/2S32jlw
THE THAI delegation at a meeting this week on a thirddamplanned for the Lower MekongRiverat Pak Bang inLaosurged ... Acting Director General, Department ofEnergyPolicy and Planning'Ministry ofEnergyand Mines , was also present. ... the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy HydroelectricPowerProject inLaosand said people were worried about a possible recurrence. ... Sathit said recommendations were made for an in-depth study on the possibility of polluted water flowing to
Chinahas claimed a breakthrough in the race to develop cheap, cleanenergythroughnuclearfusion, a dream of scientists for decades. The potential of the reaction that occurs in the sun has long been recognised by researchers but they ...
◆181118 'Father' ofChina's nuclear, thermonuclear bombs dies aged 100
RT-2 時間前 https://bit.ly/2PBzFeq
Anuclearphysicist revered inChinaas one of the key figures behind its entirenuclearweapons program has died after living for no ... The physicist was actively engaged in the research, development, and tests of the first Chinesenuclearbombs at ... a research program aimed at mitigating some of these effects such as highpowermicrowave or initialnuclearradiation, according to the HLHL Foundation.
◆181118 China'sTransport Revolution
China'sBuilt An Artificial Sun In A Bid To Turnaround Climate Change ... The invention is actually anuclearfusion reactor andChinais locked in a race with the rest of the world to build the first ... So far EAST has reached an electrical output of 10 million watts, equivalent to theenergyneeded topower200,000 light bulbs.
◆181118 US, Australia to Develop Pacific Naval Base in Check onChina
Bloomberg-16 時間前 https://bloom.bg/2Q7qcLa
The U.S. will join Australia in redeveloping a naval base in Papua New Guinea as the two allies try to counterChina'sgrowing ...China's PowerPlay in South Pacific Meets Australian Rebuttal ... The U.S. is working with Japan to invest $10 billion in the region'senergyinfrastructure, as well as partnering with Japan and ...
◆181118 The Fight withChinaOver the MekongRiverBasin
Chiang Rai Times-1 時間前 https://bit.ly/2Q6Rxgu
CHIANG RAI – Countries in the MekongRiverBasin, notably those located in the lower part of theriver– Asia's ...Hydro-powerconstruction and operation in the Mekong mainstream inChinaand Laos' territories have also caused severe impact to the downstream countries. ... boycott the latest public hearing on the planned Pak Laydamrecently, MRC officials argue that the mechanism is the sole game ...
Latest government data showscoalproduction rising by 110.71 mt from 565.77 mt in 2013-14 to 676.48 mt in 2017-18. All-India coalproduction rose by 10.4% till October, while output by state-runCoal IndiaLtd, the world's largestcoalminer, ...
◆181118 Where areIndia's oilsourcing networks?
The Hindu-8 時間前 https://bit.ly/2FsY0yo
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◆181118 Missing teeth
THE WEEK-13 時間前 https://bit.ly/2QPukfT
India's nuclear'drill', or the doctrine for induction ofnuclearweapons, was made way back in 1999, a year afterIndiadeclared that it had made the bomb. ... INS Arihant, an SSBN category submarine, is bothnuclear-powered andnuclear-armed. ... That leavesIndiain a strange position—anuclear powerwhich has deterrence capability with at least one SSBN, but ... in the region, which is increasing with the building of a deep sea port on the western coast ofMyanmar'sRakhine state.
◆181118 Indonesiaboosts domestic palmoilconsumption as currency ...
The Borneo Post-7 時間前 https://bit.ly/2zoiWRN
Regulations mandating the use of palmoilin diesel fuel could help easeIndonesia'sdependence onenergyimports and stabilise the local currency, while improving prospects for local palmoilproducers. ... ofenergyand mineral resources, said he expects stateelectricityproducer PLN to convert some of its fossil fuelpower... Although Moody's expects demand for palmoilin key markets, including China andIndia, to drive CPO prices up over the medium term,Indonesia'spalmoil ...
◆181118 ADB inks loans agreements worth $574 mn for various projects inIndia
ETEnergyworld.com-21 時間前 https://bit.ly/2RXts9e
As part of the loan agreements, ADB will provide USD 300 million to support lending byIndiaInfrastructure Finance Company ... for Himachal Pradesh CleanEnergy TransmissionInvestment Program approved by the ADB Board in September 2011. ... It is also supporting the institutional capacity development of the statetransmissionutility, Himachal PradeshPower...electricityconsumers in the state and throughout northernIndia, by increasing thetransmissionsystem capacity for ...
Chinahas shut the door oncoalimports until at least next year, creating uncertainty in the Australian market, according to ... "Chinahas produced so muchcoalfor the winter period thepowercompanies have 30 days worth of consumption on their ...Chinatakes about 25 per cent of Australia'sthermal coalfrom the Newcastle port and Mr Cooper said finding a home for ... Its WorldEnergyOutlook (WEO) forecast strong growth in Asian demand through to 2040 with substantial growth in ...
◆181117 China's'artificial sun' galaxies away from solving Earth'senergyneeds ...
South China Morning Post-9 時間前 https://bit.ly/2Ft7o50
Nuclearfusion reactor achieves temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius, but that is just a milestone, observer says in state ... Fusionpowerhas the potential to solve the world'senergyproblems as it creates massive amounts with only a small impact on the environment. ...China, India, Japan, Russia and South Korea that involves the construction of a prototype fusion reactor to generateelectricity.
◆181117 ABB delivers control system forChina'sconcentrated solarpowerplant
Power Technology-11 時間前 https://bit.ly/2PzEULm
ABB's Ability Symphony Plus DCS acts as the brain of the concentrated solarpowerplant and combines all the plant's production processes, which ... Located at Delingha in centralChina, the 50MW concentrated solarpowerplant is operated byChinaGeneralNuclear PowerGroup. ... plant is expected to further strengthenChina'sefforts to meet the 2030 target of producing 20% of its overallenergyfrom renewable sources. ... Munters Reference List: Pre-Coolers forGasTurbines ..
◆181117 Chinaand the EU Are Growing Sick of US FinancialPower
Foreign Policy-2 時間前 https://bit.ly/2DsjSqL
Less publicized trends, however, are already eroding U.S. financialpowerand may make aggressive U.S. sanctions policies untenable. ... Trump announced in May that he would reimpose sanctions on Iran lifted under the 2015nucleardeal, the effect was swift. ... Frenchenergygiant Total made this calculation explicit when it decided over the summer to stop operating in Iran. ...Chinahas signaled that it will continue importing Iranianoil, only partially complying with U.S. sanctions.
◆181117 Iran: How US sanctions are strengtheningChina'sglobalpower
Reaction-7 時間前 https://bit.ly/2PXknA7
While Chinese imports of Iranianoilhave initially experienced a slight decline, it is possible that this is one of Beijing's ploys to see whether deals servingChina'sinterests are offered by an increasingly isolated Iran. For while Iran has been ...
◆181117 Powerplay:Chinawants to boost trade &energycooperation with ...
RT-12 時間前 https://bit.ly/2qMgYWy
“Chinais ready to boostenergy, innovation, finance and trade cooperation with Russia,” Li Keqiang said during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the ASEAN ... Russia is alsoChina'stopenergysupplier, surpassing Saudi Arabia inoilexports to the country. Demand for Russiangassupplies is also on the rise inChina, and by 2035 could reach 80 – 100 billion cubic meters a year.
◆181117 Global WindPowerForecast:ChinaKey To Global Wind Sector ...
We forecast the total capacity in the global windpowersector to expand by more than 90% between end-2017 and 2027, ...Chinawill make up more than 45% of the 465 gigawatt (GW) of capacity additions we forecast for the sector over this .... That said, we expect the wind sector's share of total non-hydropowerrenewableenergycapacity to decrease from 50% to .... that facilitated thetransmissionofelectricityto coastalelectricitydemand hubs, large volumes of windpowersupplies ...
◆181117 The tussle withChinain the Mekong Basin
The Straits Times-2 時間前 https://bit.ly/2QOJcLH
Countries in the Mekong Basin, notably those located in the lower part of theriver- Asia's seventh longest - are in need of ...Hydro-powerconstruction and operation in the Mekong mainstream inChinaand Laos' territories have also caused severe impact to the downstream countries. ... its members' decisions, Laos has decided to redesign its Xayaburi project to be a more environmentally friendlydam.
Activists urge end to South Korean funding ofIndonesia coalplants ... The Suralayapowercomplex, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) west of the capital, Jakarta, already has eightcoal-fired plants ... GreenpeaceIndonesia energycampaigner Didit Haryo said the group had sent an open letter appealing to the South Korean institutions to “immediately withdraw” their funding for the project. ... “We're urging them to think about investing their money inrenewable energyprojects instead.”.
◆181117 Powergeneration stresses an already water-starvedIndia
Down To Earth Magazine-11 時間前 https://bit.ly/2TlzSAo
A report says thatpowergeneration will account for nearly 9 per cent of the water consumed inIndiaby 2050 ... WhileIndiais already looking at another season of drought, the InternationalRenewable EnergyAgency (IRENA) has said that ... in freshwater-intensivethermal powergeneration can contribute to water stress in the areas where plants are located.” ... andrenewable energytechnologies could help the country lessen the intensity of fresh water use forelectricitygeneration.
◆181117 Philippinessuspends fuel excise tax hike onoilproducts for 2019 ...
S&P Global Platts-18 時間前 https://bit.ly/2A21Ic8
Singapore —Philippineswill halt the second round of excise fuel tax on refined products, which was due to come into effect January 1, 2019 after President Duterte formally approved the suspension, in a bid to grapple with high inflation, local ...
◆181117India'stopgasutility is said to mull buying IL&FS wind assets
India'sexport growth accelerated to 17.9% y-o-y in October from a 2.3% contraction in September, because of favourable ... “We continue to believe that the weak rupee, slowing growth and lowoilprices will keep the current account in control.
Chinamakes artificial sun BREAKTHROUGH in step towards limitlessenergy... Wendelstein fusion reactor: Can plasma reactor create UNLIMITEDpower? ... However, for a sustainablenuclearfusionenergysource, temperatures will need to reach seven times as hot as the sun (15 ... base load [continuous]energyproduction, with zero greenhousegasemissions and no long-life radioactive waste.
◆181116 Iran: how US sanctions are strengtheningChina'sglobalpower
The Conversation UK-8 時間前 https://bit.ly/2PuGAGi
An example is the Petro Yuan – wherebyChina's oilimports have been priced in yuan rather than in dollars – which has been adopted byoil-rich states targeted by sanctions, most notably Russia and Venezuela. The sanctions on Iran will ...
Upstream Online-1 時間前
There are many hurdles ahead before Chineseenergyauthorities can rubberstamp development of the country's first floating ... One official fromChinaNational OffshoreOilCorporation (CNOOC) says that although FSRU technology is now a ...
◆181116 GlobalCoalDemand Increased In 2017
Forbes-10 時間前 https://bit.ly/2TdwN5w
EnergyI coveroil,gas,power, LNG markets, linking to human development. ... Moreover, as moregasgets utilized,coalwill become cheaper, thereby encouraging use. ... Governments in still developing countries see lower costenergylikecoalas especially crucial since citizens have a ... "according to theChina ElectricityCouncil,Chinaadded 39 gigawatts ofcoal-firedpowercapacity in 2017 alone.
◆181116 PetroChina'sgasmarketing consolidation worries independent sellers ...
Reuters-12 時間前 https://reut.rs/2Fr1IIK
Hong Kong-listed Kunlun operates Petrochina's liquefied naturalgas(LNG) receiving terminals and distributesgasto ... smaller independent firms such asChinaResourcesGasGroup,China GasHoldings and ENNEnergyHoldings that are ..
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte missed several meetings at a regional summit because he was taking "powernaps", said the presidential office. A spokesman said Mr Duterte missed four scheduled events on Wednesday because he ...
◆181116 War games simulateIndiaand Pakistannuclearcrisis at UAE ...
The National-10 時間前 https://bit.ly/2QLQtvx
Militants seize thenuclearweapons that Pakistan have deployed to the border. A dangerous regional issue escalates into an alarming global one, drawing in superpowers, upping the ante and putting the safety of the entire world at stake.
◆181116 GEECL to StartShale GasExploration inIndia
Natural Gas World-11 時間前 https://bit.ly/2FyJaXg
India-focused coalbed methane explorer GEECL announced it will startshalegasexploration in its flagship Raniganj ... these will go a long way in attracting investments in the sector, thereby boostingIndia's energysecurity and reducing our ...
The exports have dropped to zero for the second consecutive month because of an ongoing trade war betweenChinaand the United States that has also ensnared soybeans and runs the risk of hurting Boeing and the U.S. aviation industry.
◆181113 ChinaGives 'Guarantee' on WinterGasSupplies
Radio Free Asia-7 時間前 https://bit.ly/2zQYgRt
Despite all-out efforts to avoid shortages,Chinawill depend on the volatile spot market for liquefied naturalgas(LNG) ... homes will not be left in the cold as a result of anti-smog bans oncoal-fired heating, as was the case last December. ... guarantee will have to rely on major increases of imported LNG from both long-term contracts linked tooilprices and the spot market. ... The country'snuclearreactors have started to come back on line sooner than expected following the Fukushima ..
◆181113 First US LNG Cargo Since Trade Tariff Enacted Arrives InChina
Oil and Gas Investor-7 時間前 https://bit.ly/2RW7q71
A LNG cargo from the United States has arrived inChina, the first such cargo since Beijing imposed a tariff on U.S. ... The cargo was shipped on the tanker Ribera Duero Knutsen from the Sabine Pass
◆181113 .Can Chinese 'reciprocity' protect the Mekong?
chinadialogue-6 時間前 https://bit.ly/2zN33n6
Cooperation with other countries that share therivermust address civil society and environmental concerns, writes Carl Middleton ... Reflecting this, the LMC hosted the “1st Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation Forum” in Kunming,Chinaat the start of ... whereelectricityis traded across regions, for example from Yunnan province to south-eastChina, and across borders, from ... The Nam Kong 1dam, one of the many under construction in the Mekong (Image: Luc Forsyth)
◆181113 Will disruptive technology causenuclearwar?
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists-3 時間前 https://bit.ly/2RPGw0f
For more than 70 years, the world has avoided majorpowerconflict, and many attribute this era of peace tonuclearweapons. In situations of ...Chinawill be disarmed and USnuclearweapons will still be sitting on the shelf, untouched.
Indiahas recorded perhaps its highest-everrenewable energypenetration in overallenergygeneration in the quarter of July-September 2018. ... According to government data, Indianpowerplants generated a record 359.3 terawatt-hours ofelectricityin Q3 2018. ... is the lowest-ever at 70.4%, with the rest of theenergygenerated fromrenewable energy, largehydro, andnuclear powerplants. ... Tags:India,india renewable energy,Indiasolar,India Thermal Power,indiawindenergy ...
◆181113 India's nuclearsubmarine provokes Pakistan to renew arms race
Nikkei Asian Review-11 時間前 https://s.nikkei.com/2z9F3uV
Abu Dhabi — NetoilimporterIndonesiacould reactivate its OPEC membership if it can successfully raise its crudeoilproduction and reduce consumption by boosting the amount of biofuels used in its transportation sector, an official said ...
◆181113 ADB signs $227.7m loan deal for 2500MWpowerplant inThailand
The move is designed to encourage companies such as NTPC Ltd.,India'sbiggestpowerproducer, Maruti SuzukiIndiaLtd., the nation's No. 1 carmaker, Fertilizer Corp. ofIndiaLtd. and Tata Chemicals Ltd. to use waterways to move cargo ...