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China signs gas deal with Italian energy giant Eni

China inks gas deal with Italian energy giant Eni

(ATF) Italian energy giant Eni inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week with Hangzhou-based power utility Zhejiang Energy for energy sector cooperation. The initiatives identified in the MoU range from developing long term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply agreement to joint participation in gas/LNG projects in both China and …

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China economic blueprint signals more coal investment

China economic blueprint signals more coal investment

(ATF) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called last week for all countries to cancel planned coal projects, saying the world must end its deadly addiction to carbon. Phasing out coal from the electricity sector, he said, was the single most important step to tackle the climate crisis. "I am calling …

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Vietnam’s uneven green energy push just became murkier

Vietnam’s uneven green energy push just became murkier

(ATF) The Asia-Pacific region, which stretches from Australia to the Indian Ocean, and north to China, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea, has historically been known for having the most coal intensive footprint on the planet, with associated health and environmental concerns. The region includes two of the world’s most populous …

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China's shift to renewables hampered by industry, harsh winter 

China's shift to renewables hampered by industry, harsh winter 

(ATF) China's bid to cut its reliance on coal for power generation and switch to renewable energy sources has been hampered by partly by the resurgence of the country's manufacturing sector, as well as its harsh winter and tensions with some of its trading partners.A senior official from the central …

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Mitsui to sell all stakes in coal-fired power plants by 2030

Mitsui to sell all stakes in coal-fired power plants by 2030

Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co plans to sell its remaining stakes in coal-fired power stations by the end of the decade as it shifts to gas from coal to help achieve its 2050 net zero emission target, its chief executive has said."We still own stakes in coal-fired plants in …

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