The proven ability to install large-scale floating PV plants on water bodies across Southeast Asia means financing should be readily available for new projects, it was suggested during a panel discussion today.
At least 15 garment factories are now involved in the Switch Garment project, an initiative to promote sustainable energy enhancement and investment in clean energy technologies in the garment sector in Cambodia.
If funded, about 13,000 renewable energy projects proposed in nearly 50 countries could slash emissions and create work, researchers find.
Large Chinese investments are overtaking US financing in ASEAN, according to Nikkei Asia. The mainland has already invested more than $5.3 billion under its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according to the University of Southern California’s US-China Institute in Los Angeles. On June 22, the mainland agreed with Cambodia to intensify cooperation in transportation networks. […]
At least 10 Philippine banks give $841 million in loans and participated in $1.3 billion worth of underwriting activities involving at least five coal companies since the 2015 Paris climate agreement
CNOOC Gas & Power, China’s largest liquefied natural gas project developer, is considering farming in to an LNG import terminal to be built in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) said its newly-established renewable energy (RE) investment and asset management company Vantage RE Ltd will own, operate and manage a portfolio of RE assets in the UK and Europe as part of the Malaysian government-controlled utility’s global environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts.
The Senate today endorsed and approved four draft government proposals to guarantee the payment of nearly $1 billion in energy investment projects.
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) on June 29 signed a credit agreement with the French Development Agency (AFD) on a loan of 74.7 million euros (82.6 million USD) to develop the expanded Ialy hydropower plant in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai.
HO CHI MINH CITY/SEOUL — Samsung must switch to using 100% renewable energy in South Korea and Vietnam — the tech conglomerate’s two biggest production bases — even as those countries plan to build more coal-fired power plants, Greenpeace said in a report on Tuesday.