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PT PLN expects doubling its geothermal capacity in Indonesia

State-owned PT PLN (Persero) stays commited on renewable energy development, one of which is working on Indonesia’s second largest energy treasure geothermal energy.

PLN to focus on building renewable-energy power plants

Jakarta (ANTARA) – State electricity company PT PLN Persero has said it will increase investment directed at renewable-energy power plant construction in anticipation of a fivefold jump in Indonesia’s electricity demand by 2060.

TotalEnergies to acquire Singapore’s largest EV charging network

Energy giant TotalEnergies has agreed to acquire the largest electric vehicle charging network in Singapore from fellow French conglomerate Bolloré Group. Blue Charge has more than 1,500 charge points, or 85% of the total, across the city state.

Meralco says retail rates down by 3% in H1

The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the Philippines’ largest power distribution utility, said Wednesday its average electricity retail rates in the first half of 2021 dropped by 3% on account of lower charges in generation, transmission, and system loss.

Meralco: More priority sites now have access to electricity

The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the country’s largest electricity distribution utility, has achieved its target of electrifying 536 priority sites as of June this year.

Myanmar’s lights go out as bill boycott fuels cash crunch

BANGKOK/YANGON — Myanmar’s electricity supplies have been threatened by collapsing revenues since the Feb. 1 military takeover, with urban areas suffering frequent power failures and prolonged blackouts amid a widespread boycott of electricity bill payments.

Indonesia to make biomass co-firing mandatory in power plants

JAKARTA, July 23 (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to make the co-firing of biomass in power stations mandatory as part of its efforts to phase out coal power plants, which account for more than 60% of its electricity supplies, an energy ministry director said on Friday.

Gas-fired plant to get the nod

Government agencies are set to approve a 1,400-megawatt gas-fired power plant project in Surat Thani this year, replacing two highly contentious coal-fired power plant projects in the southern region.

Co-ops: Supply issues caused higher power prices

THE PHILIPPINE Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc. (Philreca) said that electricity rates rose in June due to supply issues and not the failure of electric cooperatives (ECs) to procure power through competitive bidding.

Visayan Electric warns customers of generation rates hike in July-Aug bill

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Visayan Electric warns customers of an increase in electricity prices for the billing period of July-August due to high generation rates.