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Thailand’s Gulf Energy and Mitsui to start working on 2.5GW combined-cycle power plant

About $1.5b will be invested in the project. Thailand’s energy producer Gulf Energy Development (Gulf) and the Public Japanese conglomerate Mitsui have agreed to start works on the 2,500MW Chonburi combined-cycle (CCGT) power plant in the Chonburi province of Thailand before the end of 2018. Approximately JPY170b ($1.5b) will be invested in the project, which […]

DC fast charging for electric vehicles to be launched in Singapore

It will be priced at 40 cents per kWh. Singaporean company ComfortDelGro will introduce a Direct Current (DC) fast charging service for electric vehicles (EV) in Singapore. According to an announcement, the Terra 54 CG charging station, which will be operated by ComfortDelGro Engineering and global EV charging software provider, Greenlots, can fully charge up […]

NGCP sets P9.5 B for transmission line upgrade to meet power demand

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is planning to upgrade the transmission lines in Metro Manila next year to meet the growing energy demand. The first phase of groundwork for the P 9.5 billion project is now underway for its Taguig-Baras 500-kilovolt (kv) transmission line project. Pending the project’s approval with the Energy […]

BIMP-EAGA eyed as pilot area for ASEAN energy link

DAVAO CITY — The Mindanao-Visayas power grid interconnection project is expected to pave the way for the pilot testing of the Philippines’ link to the energy network within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The proposed ASEAN power grid is a component of the Master Plan for ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC). “Mindanao seeks to pilot […]

Electric surge to require flexible power systems: IEA

PARIS — Demand for electricity is set to explode in the next two decades, which could be good news for the environment but a challenge for governments and power companies, the IEA said Tuesday. “The electricity sector is experiencing its most dramatic transformation since its creation more than a century ago,” said the International Energy […]

Vietnam to open domestic wholesale power market in 2019

It is now training companies and preparing hydropower plants to enter the market. The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade will launch the full opening of the domestic electricity wholesale market to competition in 2019, following the establishment of a successful year-long pilot period. The Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) will use the remaining […]

China-run operator offers Singaporeans 21% cheaper electricity tariffs than Singapore Power

Concerns over whether Singapore Power Group (SP Group) had been overcharging consumers for electricity tariffs are circulating online, after competitor Tuas Power began offering electricity tariffs at a sizeable 21 per cent discount. Earlier this year, the Energy Market Authority (EMA) opened up the electricity market and allowed households and businesses to opt out of […]

How Singapore’s dynamic digital comparison platform Voltz is set to transform the electricity market

Its real-time electricity pricings offer complete transparency, and ultimately, more savings for consumers. An essential player in the launch of the Open Electricity Market (OEM) this month is Voltz Energy (Voltz). Its online price comparison platform allows consumers and electricity retailers to make informed choices and bid — using real-time data. Even before the full […]

24-Hour Electricity in Rakhine to Be Delivered by End of Year

NAYPYITAW — A 30-billion-kyat project to provide 24-hour electricity to four townships in Rakhine State will be completed in December, according to the Department of Electric Power Transmission and System Control under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. The project was launched in 2016 to provide electricity to Ponnagyun, Rathedaung, Buthidaung and Maungdaw townships. The […]

Continental Temic taps EDC for power

Global automotive parts company Continental Temic Electronics Philippines signed an agreement with geothermal power producer Energy Development Corp. for the supply of clean and reliable power for its facilities in Calamba, Laguna. Under the agreement, EDC will supply Continental Temic with 2.7 megawatts of geothermal power from EDC’s BacMan geothermal project starting Dec. 26, 2018 […]