Indonesia electricity provider PLN aborts electric stove conversion program in last-minute decision
State-owned electricity monopoly PLN has canceled its electric stove conversion program, two days after the company said that it had begun a trial with a total of 2,000 beneficiaries.
Pos Indonesia encourages its couriers to use electric motorcycles
State-owned postal company PT Pos Indonesia is encouraging its “O-Rangers” working as couriers as well as marketing and sales agents to use electric motorcycles to push and accelerate the transition to low-emission transportation.
EVN to invest in $1 billion thermal power plant in Cần Thơ
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has been accepted as the investor of the US$1.19 billion Ô Môn III thermal power plant located in Cần Thơ City, under a decision issued by the municipal People’s Committee.
Ministry reviews draft National Power Development Plan VIII
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed six key contents of the draft National Power Development Plan for the 2021 – 2030 period with a vision to 2045 (PDP VIII) for comments from the Government.
The Malaysian-owned Battersea Power Station will open to the public next month
Battersea Power Station will be open to the public for the first time on October 14, 2022. Electric Boulevard, a new pedestrianised high street running from the south of the Power Station, between Frank Gehry’s Prospect Place and Foster + Partners’ Battersea Roof Gardens, will also open on the same day at the new Battersea […]
DOE to clarify mandates, rules on supply procurement
The Department of Energy (DOE) is set to issue clarificatory guidelines surrounding its mandate and the Energy Regulatory Commission’s (ERC) role during the conduct of competitive selection processes (CSP) for power supply agreements (PSA).
Takiyuddin: 100pc use of renewable energy proposed for Redang, Perhentian, Tioman islands
Three islands in the country are being proposed to be green energy islands, using 100 per cent renewable energy, said Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan.
Energy Commission studying potential power storage to complement existing power grids
The Energy Commission is studying the potentials of building a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to support intermittent solar power. Energy Commission chief executive officer Razib Dawood said the study, expected to conclude by end of the year, would determine its suitability before being proposed to the government.
$2.8-bln thermal power plant completed in central Vietnam
The 1,330-megawatt Nghi Son 2 Thermal Power Plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa, which can supply electricity to over six million households, has gone on stream.
Finance Ministry says will stomach RM5.8b to keep power tariff at current rate despite higher costs
The Ministry of Finance today announced that it will pay RM5.8 billion to national power company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) to maintain electricity tariffs at the current rate so as not to burden Malaysians.