Asia may draw lessons from Singapore’s swift move on hydrogen
A move by Singaporean companies to tie-up with Japanese firms to explore the potential for hydrogen in the energy mix may send a strong signal to other Asian energy consumers that it’s time to accelerate the process to embrace the fuel as the region prepares itself for energy transition.
Baguio cuts cost with shift to LED streetlight bulbs
BAGUIO CITY – The city government has completed an PHP18.7-million project that replaced the traditional high-pressure sodium (HPS) bulbs in its streetlights with light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures to reduce electric consumption and provide better illumination.
Banpu brings green energy experience to Loy Krathong festival in Sukhothai
Renewable or green energy has stepped in to play a more crucial role in people’s daily lives and how today’s businesses are operated, especially the electricity generated from solar power. Banpu Public Company Limited (BANPU), a leading integrated energy solutions company in Asia-Pacific, has introduced the innovation of solar energy microgrid system that comes with […]
BCA expects 50 new MRT stations to save energy equivalent to that consumed by 7,500 flats
SINGAPORE – At least 50 new MRT stations are expected to meet the Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA) Green Mark for Transit Stations Platinum standard – the highest accolade for transit stations. The BCA said on Friday (Nov 1) that reduction in energy consumption of these 50 stations on upcoming lines amounts to about 33GWh […]
Behind-the-meter battery storage could solve curtailment issues for Vietnam solar projects
Battery storage is begin assessed as a means to maximise the value of solar PV in Vietnam, with asset management group Dragon Capital having hired consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) to conduct feasibility studies.
Bill on energy efficiency and conservation to be tabled next year, says minister Takiyuddin
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 — A bill on energy efficiency and conservation for a more comprehensive coordination and effective regulation by the Energy Commission will be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat next year, said Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan.
Bogor to Utilize Electric Vehicles as Official Govt Transport Next Year
The Bogor City administration has prepared a budget of Rp1.8 billion to procure electric vehicles to be used as official government transportation, which comes in line with the Presidential Instruction (Inpres) concerning the electrification of government official vehicles.
BPPT fosters innovation in alternative energy development
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology Indonesia (BPPT) has pushed for innovation in the development of alternative energy to support the availability of clean and environment-friendly national energy. “The BPPT is ready to seek innovations in the field of renewable energy with all stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem,” the […]
BPPT, Korea concur on cooperation for development of green technology
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia’s Agency for Technology Assessment and Application (BPPT) and Seoul-based Green Technology Center-Korea were on the same page over cooperation in green technology through the launch of the Green Technology Partnership Initiative (GTPI). “The GTPI will bring about an improvement in research and development pertaining to green technology under the partnership scheme […]
Building a green Singapore
In the concrete jungle of the Central Business District, a red flower-like structure stands out against the skyline. Called a wind scoop, it perches atop the 40-storey CapitaGreen and its “petals” draw in cooler, cleaner air that is funnelled through the building’s air-conditioning system, helping to save energy on cooling. It is among the energy-saving […]