Power & Renewables

Asia Pacific October 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Asia Pacific

Reductions in coal-fired power generation in South Korea are expected to boost power sector demand for gas over the winter period. Up to 14 of the country’s 60 coal-fired power plants could face temporary shutdowns between December 2019 and February 2020, while those that remain operational will have reduced utilisation rates. More plants could be shut down from March next year. The government has yet to approve the proposal for the shutdowns, which has been put forward by the National Council on Climate and Air...