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Why energy systems in Southeast Asia need to go digital

Traditionally, the development of electricity systems has been built upon two assumptions: demand is not to be controlled; supply, then, must meet demand.

Using technology to overcome obstacles

Despite a string of challenges from the pandemic with more reliance on remote work and careful investment by customers, Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is looking into digital power as a tool to unlock obstacles and believes it can be digital partner for Thailand.

Digital and green strong avenues of growth for ASEAN and UK

The UK’s long-awaited Integrated Review, outlining its international priorities in a post-Brexit world, has been released. Whilst it is wide-ranging in focus, there is a clear and strong tilt towards opportunities in digital and climate change within Southeast Asia. This should be welcome news for Asean member states, especially if the UK becomes a viable […]

Indonesia, Germany agree to support clean energy transition

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The governments of Indonesia and Germany have agreed to support efforts towards clean energy transition under the Clean, Affordable, Secure Energy (CASE) program in Southeast Asia.

Singapore government invests $8.9m to support blockchain research

Enterprise Singapore, the Infocomm Media Development Authority, and the National Research Foundation Singapore, has launched a S$12 million (US$8.9 million) program to further strengthen the city-state’s blockchain ecosystem.

PEA adopts e-LG to cut expenses

The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), a state power distribution arm, has adopted an electronic letter of guarantee (e-LG) integrated with blockchain technology to reduce operation costs and enhance business efficiency.

Solarvest, Envision Digital inks partnership to market advanced analytics applications

KUALA LUMPUR: Solarvest Holdings Bhd (SHB) and Envision Digital International Pte Ltd (EDI) inked a partnership to enhance the area of renewable energy production. Under the collaboration, SHB will be the exclusive distributor and delivery partner of EDI’s cloud-based advanced analytics applications for Malaysia’s solar industry, with the first step of deploying its advanced analytics and […]

Shell pilots virtual-plant technology at Singapore refinery

ROYAL Dutch Shell has selected its Pulau Bukom site in Singapore as the first site globally to pilot its virtual-manufacturing technology. Named Digital Twin, the new technology is set to be completed in 2024 and will be a “complete virtual representation” of the physical elements on site, the oil major said in a press statement on […]

Power Ledger launches renewable energy credit marketplace in SE Asia

Blockchain-enabled approaches to advancing the transition to renewable energy sources are making inroads in new regions. On Aug. 25, Australian blockchain firm Power Ledger announced its forthcoming launch of a marketplace for trading renewable energy certificates (RECs) across Thailand and the Southeast Asian region.

Dark data is an invisible carbon footprin

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about some unexpected positive environmental consequences. With economies now at a virtual standstill, carbon output could fall by more than 5 percent year-on-year – something not seen since the end of World War II.