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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.

Blockchain eyed for palm oil

The Energy Ministry has ordered the Energy Business Department to discuss with Thai oil traders the prospect of using blockchain to facilitate palm oil trade. A blockchain system would cut out the middleman between palm planters and palm oil mills, in theory allowing planters to sell the commodity at higher prices.

Meralco commits to expand meter reading amid consumer complaints

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 22) — Major power distributor Meralco on Friday committed to expand meter reading among all its customers to reflect adjustments in the June billing statement. In an online Joint Congressional Energy Commission hearing, Victor Genuino, Meralco first vice president and head of customer retail services and corporate communications, said less than one […]

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.