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‘Tesla of Thailand’ keeps factories running in virus lockdown

Thailand’s biggest electric-vehicle venture has stayed mostly in gear during the Covid-19 pandemic, with Energy Absolute Plc (EA) ontinuing construction on a lithium-ion battery plant and vehicle development. The company’s EV-boat prototypes are now being river-tested.

‘Tesla of Thailand’ Mulls Hydropower Plants to Balance EV Risks

Energy Absolute Pcl took a detour from developing solar and wind farms to lead Thailand’s biggest electric-vehicle venture. While it’s still betting that EVs have the biggest growth potential, the company is also returning to its roots in renewables. The Thai utility is assessing the viability of developing two dam-based hydropower projects in Laos, according to Deputy […]

‘World’s first international hydrogen supply chain’ realised between Brunei and Japan

A consortium in Japan says it has “realised the world’s first international hydrogen supply chain”, after successfully extracting H2 from a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) shipped from Brunei. The Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development (AHEAD) demonstration project aims to show that a global hydrogen supply chain can be established using LOHC — a […]

$8 million solar bike investment unveiled

The Korea Energy Agency (KEA) has announced it is planning to invest in a project supplying electric bikes and building solar charging stations in the Kingdom. KEA, a government agency carrying out national energy policies for energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy dissemination, plans to inject 10 billion won ($8 million) in its project, local media […]

60% of Singapore taxis now run on cleaner energy

SINGAPORE – Around six in 10 taxis on Singapore’s roads are hybrid or electric vehicles (EVs), up from just 18 per cent three years ago, Senior Minister of State for Transport Amy Khor said on Monday (March 1).

ADB, Energy Absolute Sign Green Loan for Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicle Charging Network

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Energy Absolute Public Company Limited (Energy Absolute) signed a 1.5 billion Thai baht ($47.62 million) green loan to finance ongoing renewable energy projects and a countrywide electric vehicle charging network in Thailand.

All trams in Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park to run on electricity; Mandai carpark to have 30 electric vehicle chargers

SINGAPORE – All trams at the Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Night Safari and Jurong Bird Park will be converted to run on electricity by the end of the year, as Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) makes a major commitment to reduce its carbon emissions through more sustainable transport.

An idea to electrify 1 million boats in Southeast Asia—inspired by Ikea

All around Southeast Asia, experiments in the electrification of transport are underway. Buses in Thailand, cars in Malaysia, scooters in Myanmar, bicycles in Singapore, and jeepneys in the Philippines. But, as sea levels rise around the climate-vulnerable sub-region, what about transport of the seafaring variety? Hans van Mameren, a septuagenarian Dutchman who runs Singapore-based renewable energy […]

ANDRITZ : to supply flue gas treatment systems for the Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) in Singapore

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Keppel Seghers to supply flue gas treatment systems for the IWMF Phase 1 WTE (Waste-to-Energy) facilities in Singapore.

ASEAN should promote hydrogen use

Hydrogen, although frequently used in the ammonia production, petrochemical and oil refining industries, was rarely mentioned in the past two decades by proponents of renewable energy. Of late, the adoption and usage of hydrogen has been accelerating in all sectors. Hydrogen can be produced from many energy sources. Therefore, hydrogen fuels offer great potential as clean […]