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ABB to intensify offer of smart solutions to buildings, ‘smart cities’ in PH

European firm ABB will be intensifying its offer of ‘smart solutions’ to buildings and other property developments as well as the installation of “smart cities” in the Philippines

ABeam upbeat on electric vehicle industry

The electric vehicle (EV) industry in Thailand is expected to grow rapidly after the pandemic is controlled, given the government’s greater efforts to boost EV sales and production, says global consulting firm ABeam Consulting (Thailand).

AboitizPower remains keen on offshore biz

MANILA — AboitizPower remains keen on investment opportunities outside the Philippines, its Chief Operating Officer Emmanuel Rubio said Tuesday. Rubio told reporters that the company is still looking for investment opportunities in the power generation business in Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. He said AboitizPower is currently doing feasibility studies and […]

ADB proposes smart and energy efficient city project in Can Tho

Can Tho (VNA) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed to implement a smart and energy efficient city project (SEECP) with total investment of more than 1.56 trillion VND (67.29 million USD) in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. At a meeting with local leaders on April 6, an ADB representative said the […]

After the success of Singapore’s first eco-town Punggol, what next for HDB green living?

SINGAPORE: When it’s still dark in the early morning, you wake up and switch on the lights powered by solar energy. Motion sensor lights in the common areas come alive as you leave the house, making your way down to the dual bicycle racks where you parked your two-wheeler.

All streetlights to be LED lamps starting September

KUALA LUMPUR: All roads nationwide will be lit with LED lamps, instead of the traditional light bulbs, in a move to save energy by as much as 50%. Right now, about 80% of streetlamps in Malaysia use other forms of lighting apart from LED (light-emitting diodes), which are known to be more energy-efficient and environmentally […]

Amata gets IFC backing in sustainability push

The industrial sector in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam contributed 32.3 per cent of the region’s GDP in 2017 and provided an estimated 20 per cent of the employment, said the IFC, the private-sector arm of the World Bank. It said that industrial zones provide a good platform for supporting interventions for green buildings, […]

An efficient, sustainable future in energy

THERE was a spike in energy consumption in the last few months across the country, due to some of the highest temperatures ever experienced in the country. This often means higher energy and electricity consumption, which is relevant in today’s growing concern for sustainability, whether to choose cleaner energy sources, rising fuel prices and the […]

ASEAN inks deal with IRENA for rapid renewable energy development

IRENA will support renewables projects with its project facilitation platforms. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) formalising a partnership aimed at scaling up renewable energy deployment in the region. According to an announcement, IRENA will support the ASEAN’s pursuit of 23% […]

ASEAN Ministers call for stronger institutional ties with the IEA

Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director, was in Singapore for the 36th ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM), Singapore International Energy Week, and other related engagements. Dr Birol gave the opening presentation of the AMEM, discussing the various energy challenges facing ASEAN – especially energy security, investment, grid integration and energy efficiency – and […]