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RoK tech giant pushes for 9-bln-USD battery supply chain project in Indonesia

A consortium from the Republic of Korea (RoK) led by LG has signed an initial agreement with Indonesia’s state-run companies to push for a project worth around 9 billion USD to establish an electric vehicle battery supply chain in the Southeast Asian country, a LG unit said on April 18.

Cross-border EV charging network launched to enhance connectivity for drivers in Singapore and Malaysia

Local gas provider City Energy has teamed up with a Malaysian company to launch a cross-border electric vehicle (EV) charging network, enhancing connectivity for such drivers in Singapore and Malaysia. Called Go, the EV charging service can be accessed through a mobile app, allowing users to locate and operate charging points that fall under this […]

DOST to mobilize and prioritize e-mobility innovations

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has declared that it is continuously prioritizing an ecosystem of e-mobility solutions for the country’s transportation sector since fuel prices have reached new highs.

Singapore officially opens fifth desalination plant which is 5% more energy efficient

Singapore on Sunday (Apr 17) officially opened the country’s fifth desalination plant, which is about 5 per cent more energy efficient than conventional desalination plants. Due to its co-location with an existing power plant, the Jurong Island Desalination Plant can save about 5,000 megawatt hours per year, equivalent to the annual power needs of nearly […]

Cambodian suppliers reduce energy and water use

Garment factories in Cambodia have reduced their energy and water consumption with support from the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Cambodia Improvement Programme (CIP).

Trend of sustainability remains driver of real estate industry

The trend of sustainability will continue to be a driver of Vietnam’s real estate industry, heard a workshop on April 7. Participants in the event discussed the development of green, energy-efficient, and resource-saving buildings, which is currently one of the priorities in the global construction sector. Paul Fisher, country head of real estate services firm […]

Istiqlal first mosque in world to achieve green building certification

The Istiqlal Mosque has become the first mosque in the world to receive an Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) certificate, as a green place of worship, from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The certificate was presented directly by IFC country manager for Indonesia and Timor-Leste, Azam Khan, to the Grand Imam of the […]

Facing a bigger energy bill? Some tips on how to save electricity and money

With rising energy costs due to high global oil and gas prices, your electricity bill could increase for some months yet. SP Group announced last week that the electricity tariff for households will increase by an average of 9.8 per cent for the April to June period – the fifth consecutive quarter of increase.

Singapore waives port dues on new, green harbour craft, saving operators hundreds of dollars

For the first time, Singapore will waive port dues for new harbour craft that run on greener fuel. Transport Minister S. Iswaran on Wednesday (April 6) said the waiver will last for five years from the date of their registration, and apply to both low- and zero-carbon-fuelled harbour craft.

Onwards to a greener world with Huawei

Some of the most memorable stories that emerged from the pandemic are not those of death and disease, but of hope and resilience. In 2020, a video of a boy finally reuniting with his healthcare worker mother went viral, touching hearts worldwide.