TALKING POINTS | ENERGY 28/08/2019

  In today’s talking points, we consider the potential success of renewable energy across hundreds of Chinese cities.   China’s growth in the renewable energy sector is driving down prices Over the last few years, China’s reliance on the coal industry has sparked huge research and investment into new renewable energy resources such as solar, …

MEMBER NEWS | The rise of unsolicited proposals for infrastructure projects in Asia

Written by Out-Law, Pinsent Masons There has been a significant increase in the number of unsolicited proposals (USPs) for greenfield and brownfield public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects in Asia over the past two years. Unlike solicited proposals where a government entity launches a formal public tender, in the case of an unsolicited proposal, it is the …

MEMBER NEWS | Philippines and ADB sign loan for Malolos-Clark railway project

Written by Out-Law, Pinsent Masons The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Philippine government have signed an agreement which will see $1.3 billion provided to help finance the Malolos-Clark railway project. The ADB is co-financier of the project and has agreed to provide a total $2.75bn loan facility to support construction. According to the ADB statement, …

TALKING POINTS | ENERGY 02/07/2019

    In today’s talking points, China continues to dominate investment in the renewable energy sector, and the world’s largest waste-to-energy plant is in development in Shenzhen. Australian and Chinese Universities continue strong collaboration to solve household energy issues, and Australia’s largest solar plant is in construction using Chinese tech. China is the world’s biggest …

TALKING POINTS | ENERGY 05/06/2019

In today’s talking points, a Chinese company is set to create a solar energy farm in Australia, and Australian MP’s are looking at a nuclear energy option. In China, clean power generation capacity has also increased with optimized utilization, and Australia’s renewable energy system can encourage other countries to use green energy as well.

TALKING POINTS | ENERGY 30/05/2019

In today’s talking points, China’s policies push towards a renewable future while remaining a hot-spot for international renewable investment, an Australian plant implements large-scale biofuel generation, and Chinese companies provide Argentinian energy infrastructure.

MEMBER NEWS | What Australia’s election result means for its renewable energy future

Written by: Anthony Arrow, Pinsent Masons, Out-Law.com   ANALYSIS: The Liberal-National coalition was returned to power over the weekend for a third term and now has an opportunity to implement policies designed to decarbonise the Australian economy Participants in Australia’s renewable energy industry have been craving a period of consistency and regulatory certainty at the …

Energy & Resources Talking Points | 30/01/2018

In today’s talking points, Australia’s top independent gas producer sees production surge on acquisition, a Western Australian hybrid renewable energy project partnering with China has been approved, a report found that Australia has derailed from its 2030 carbon emission reduction target, China’s Electricity consumption hits a six-year high in 2018.   Australia’s Top Independent Gas …

TALKING POINTS | ENERGY 18/01/19

  In today’s talking points, Australian scientists make major breakthrough in capabilities of ultrasound, China is leading the world in developing the electric public transport system, Melbourne becomes first city in Australia to have the entire council-owned infrastructure powered by renewable energy, and China’s surplus oil refining capacity to increase, CNPC says.   Aussie Scientists Make …