India Government Unlikely to Scrap Customs Duty on Import of Solar Panels

India government rejected requests from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to cancel tariffs on solar panels imposed last year, according to the minutes of a meeting held earlier this month. Therefore,...

Chinese-made Electric Buses Becoming Popular in India

Green transportation is one of the hot topics in India recently, especially after the introduction of the electric buses by BYD in China in partnership with India's Olectra (a public listed company in Hyderabad). In...

China, Japan Chase for Philippines’ First LNG Terminal

The Philippines has become a new front in Japan and China's intense rivalry in overseas infrastructure as companies from both countries are rushing to build the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the Southeast...

The Iran Oil Lever Over Trump by China is Playing Out at OPEC Meeting

The U.S. trade dispute with China is likely to determine in a roundabout way how successful the U.S. is in imposing sanctions on Iran’s oil, and that uncertainty is likely to emerge in OPEC. In...

China Leaps in Nuclear Power Industry

On June 29, the world’s first EPR stationed in Taishan, a coastal county-level city in South China’s Guangdong province, was connected to national electric grid. And on June 30, the world’s first AP 1000...

Oil Giant BP Taps Into Electric Car Charging Market

The global oil magnet British Petroleum (BP) has bought Chargemaster, the country's biggest electric car charging operator, signaling the energy major’s concern about the impact of low-carbon vehicles on its core business, as well...

Electric Vehicles Begin to Hit the Traditional Oil Market

OPEC has suggested that the advent of electric vehicles will have a huge impact on oil demand, and now it is beginning to show. Data from IHS Markit also confirm this point. With the...

Turkey Won’t Stop Gas Imports from Iran Despite U.S. Sanctions

Turkey will not stop purchasing natural gas from Iran as it has a long-term supply deal with Tehran, the Turkish energy minister said on Aug. 8, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened...

Electric Trucks may Lead China’s EV Market in the Future

With the continuous growth of its cruising range, the green energy conservation and environmental protection policies advocated by the state, electric vehicles (EV)  have become the development trend of the vehicle industry in the...

EU Agrees to End Coal Subsidies For Driving Cleaner Energy

The European Union reached on Dec. 19 a deal over a proposed reform of the bloc's electricity market, including stepwise elimination of coal subsidies by 2025. The deal encompasses a suite of new laws designed...

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EU and Japan Sign Free Trade Agreement

The European Union(EU) and Japan signed an agreement on tariff reduction on Tuesday. According to the deal, 99 percent of the tariffs on Japanese...