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DoE backs power industry system audit after typhoon damage

THE Department of Energy (DoE) said on Monday that it is seeking a system audit of the power sector after Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) did extensive damage to the industry.

DOST agency develops power backup system

MANILA – The Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) has developed a power backup system for use during outages.

Electricity, gas tariffs to increase for next three months amid rising costs

SINGAPORE – Most households will see higher electricity bills for at least the next three months, with the electricity tariff for the next quarter going up by 5.6 per cent on the back of rising fuel prices.

87% of power lines restored post-Odette, but distribution a problem

MANILA, Philippines – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said 87% of power transmission lines have been restored in areas affected by Typhoon Odette, but distribution facilities need fixing before electricity can return to households.

Ideas: Asean in a new age of energy security

The energy transition will have particularly interesting implications for Asean. As a rapidly developing region, growth in electricity demand has averaged around 6% per year. With fossil fuels expected to continue dominating Asean’s future energy mix, the region is projected to become increasingly dependent on energy imports to meet future demand (in the case of […]

TNB shuts down 333 power substations in six states hit by floods

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has temporarily shut down 333 power substations in six states due to the dire flood situation that hit the states since yesterday.

Myanmar public urges gas sanctions to stop military funding

The young woman in Myanmar decided to speak out when she realized that money from the company she loved was now in the hands of the military leaders she hated. She and her parents had long worked for Total Energies, the French company that operates a lucrative gas field off the coast of southern Myanmar […]