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Combating climate change through industrial efficiency

The TEST programme, which aims to fight the effects of climate change by helping corporations adopt efficient and environmentally friendly processes, was launched yesterday in Phnom Penh. ‘TEST’ stands for ‘transfer of environmentally sound technology’. The project, set to run for four years between 2018 and 2021, is a collaboration between the United Nation Industrial […]

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 […]

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% […]

Ling Hang plans recycling plant to convert solid waste into green energy in Cambodia

A highly diversified Ling Hang Investment Development Co Ltd plans to venture into waste management and currently holding high-level talks with officials to build a recycling plant in Phnom Penh. Speaking to The Post on Monday, its Chief Executive Officer George Chao said large amount of garbage is churned out in cities like Phnom Penh […]

New service to help companies cut carbon emissions, generate savings

SINGAPORE: Singapore companies can now subscribe to a service that will help them cut energy usage and carbon emissions by about 10 per cent, and in turn, generate savings. The service – called the Co-Pilot Hub – was launched on Monday (Oct 22) and is offered by software and services provider KBC. The hub is co-funded by […]

Minister pushes for energy efficiency

Environment Minister Say Samal yesterday urged people to use energy more efficiently and enjoy benefits such as lower costs and a greener environment. Mr Samal, who is also chairman of the National Council for Sustainable Development, told participants at a conference on improving energy efficiency in Cambodia that more information on climate change should also […]

Govt to introduce building energy intensity labelling this Saturday

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will be introducing building energy intensity (BEI) labelling for buildings as part of its efforts to promote voluntary adoption of energy efficiency in the building sector. It is likely to start with government buildings for starters. The initiative will be launched at the energy efficiency town hall session to be held […]