Ministry details provisions on electric bike conversion assistance
The Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry has announced several requirements for the community to obtain assistance on the fuel-based motorcycle into electric motorbike conversion program.
Philippines fuel prices to increase by up to P1.50/litre on March 7
Local oil companies will raise their pump prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene on Tuesday, March 7, by as much as P1.50 per liter.
Electricity, cooking gas costs likely to go up as Thai inflation at 13-month low
Thailand’s average headline inflation in February was at 3.79%, the lowest in 13 months, following a drop in fuel prices, the Commerce Ministry’s Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO) said on Tuesday (March 7).
Cambodian research fellow urges nations to join efforts for energy security
As the changing geopolitical landscape continues to threaten energy security, countries need to work together to secure energy supplies and promote new energy, experts said.
Myanmar’s natural gas income in jeopardy as foreign firms exit
The Myanmar government is facing a potential crisis of dwindling revenue, as overseas energy companies pull out of natural gas operations in the country one after another, squeezing the ruling military’s primary source of foreign income.
Singapore to grant first conditional approval for proposals to import low-carbon electricity ‘soon’
Singapore expects to grant its first conditional approval for proposals to import low-carbon electricity “soon”, said Second Minister for Trade and Industry Tan See Leng on Tuesday (Feb 28).
Solar mini-grids bring new opportunities to off-grid communities in Cambodia
In February of 2021, the UNDP energy team made its first visit to Pa Tang village in Ratanakiri province. A young man named Mr Veth acted as their guide, taking them by motorbike into the forest to assess potential sites for pico hydro, i.e., sites with less than 5 kW capacity of hydropower, that could […]
Myanmar Junta Waives Tax on Electricity Investment to Keep Lights On
In a bid to attract foreign funds for the country’s electricity sector, which has been crippled since the coup, the junta has waived tax on investment in the sector.
Vietnam feels impact of Russia-Ukraine war in energy prices, defence industry
Vietnam may be thousands of kilometres away from the Russia-Ukraine war, but it is feeling the effects of the conflict, particularly in energy prices and its defence industry.
Gasoline down P2.60/liter, diesel by P1.55/liter Tuesday
Motorists will get a slight reprieve from the successive major pump price hikes this week, as oil firms announced a rollback. In separate advisories, Chevron Philippines Inc. (Caltex), Flying V, Petron Corp., Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. and Seaoil Philippines Inc. said they will cut down prices per liter of gasoline by P2.60, diesel by P1.55, […]