coal-fired power plants

Keppel and GenZero sign MOU to accelerate Southeast Asia's clean energy transition - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Keppel and GenZero sign MOU to accelerate Southeast Asia's clean energy transition

Both parties will explore projects driving early retirement of coal-fired power plants and switching to clean energy alternatives.
MAS launches coalition, two pilots to test 'transition credits' for early retirement of coal plants - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

MAS launches coalition, two pilots to test 'transition credits' for early retirement of coal plants

The coalition’s members include Temasek, GenZero, Citi, Standard Chartered, DBS and OCBC.
MAS launches Singapore-Asia Taxonomy, world's first to include 'transition' category - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

MAS launches Singapore-Asia Taxonomy, world's first to include 'transition' category

“Transition” refers to activities that do not meet the green thresholds now but are on a pathway or contributing to net zero.
MAS panel discusses ways to phase-out coal-fired power plants, adopt alternative fuels, attract private financing - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

MAS panel discusses ways to phase out coal-fired power plants, adopt alternative fuels, attract private financing

MAS’s Sustainable Finance Advisory Panel met on Sept 26 and discussed possible financing mechanisms.
'Transition credits' could sweeten deal for early retirement of coal-fired power plants: MAS, McKinsey paper - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

'Transition credits' could sweeten deal for early retirement of coal-fired power plants: MAS, McKinsey paper

A new working paper sets out how high-integrity carbon credits can be used as a complementary financing instrument.
Retiring coal-fired power plants is the 'mother of all transitions': MAS - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Retiring coal-fired power plants is the 'mother of all transitions': MAS

“It’s rare to see a central bank worry about coal. But, we realised that it was something needle-moving for Asia’s transition.”

Sustainability

GFANZ APAC Network launches public consultation on proposal to phase out coal-fired power plants

The guidance will outline practical steps that financial institutions can take to support the financing of coal phase-out.

In print this week

OCBC says coal plants it is financing in Vietnam will be its last

SINGAPORE (Apr 22): Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp, Southeast Asia’s second-largest lender, says two Vietnamese coal-fired power plants it finances will be its last as it increases funding for renewable projects.

Corporate moves

OCBC says coal plants it's financing in Vietnam will be its last

(Apr 17): Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp., Southeast Asia’s second-largest lender, said two Vietnamese coal-fired power plants will be the last it finances as it increases funding for renewable projects.
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