Indonesia Seeks to Become Key Player in EV Battery Industry
Jakarta. Indonesia is aware of the growing demand for nickel in batteries for electric vehicles and will focus on processed products of the metal instead of exporting ores, President Joko Widodo said on Friday. The government has banned nickel ore export since January and more than 80 percent of output has been absorbed by domestic markets […]
ASEAN should promote hydrogen use
Hydrogen, although frequently used in the ammonia production, petrochemical and oil refining industries, was rarely mentioned in the past two decades by proponents of renewable energy. Of late, the adoption and usage of hydrogen has been accelerating in all sectors. Hydrogen can be produced from many energy sources. Therefore, hydrogen fuels offer great potential as clean […]
Keppel, Mitsubishi Heavy to study hydrogen-powered data centres in Singapore
Keppel Data Centres Holding and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific (MHI-AP) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore the implementation of the hydrogen-powered tri-generation plant concept for data centres in Singapore.
Contract awarded for hydrogen-based microgrid project
Alternative energy company MBR Global has announced plans to integrate hydrogen fuel cells in its micro-grid project that will supply power to two remote villages in Malaysia. For the project, MBRG has ordered FCM801 and FCM802 fuel cell modules from UK-based fuel cell company Intelligent Energy.
Vietnamese Conglomerate Vingroup Tests LG Chem Battery-Powered Electric Car For U.S. Rollout
An automotive manufacturer under Vingroup is testing an electric car in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi to prepare for a rollout next year in the U.S. market. It’s the latest expansion by the sprawling Vietnamese conglomerate, which already operates in real estate, malls and resorts.
New milestone for hydrogen supply chain for Brunei
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: The world’s first international hydrogen supply chain between Brunei Darussalam and Japan reached a milestone after successfully extracting H2 from a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) shipped from Brunei, the Ministry of Energy said on Monday (May 11). The demonstration project is operated by the Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development […]
Blackstone Minerals and Korean cathode supplier in Vietnam nickel processing alliance
Blackstone Minerals (ASX: BSX) will get a A$6.8 million injection from South Korea’s largest nickel-rich cathode materials manufacturer EcoPro as the two companies agree to work together to develop a downstream nickel processing plant in northern Vietnam.
Singapore, Japanese companies join to explore hydrogen as energy source
(Reuters) – Five companies from Singapore and two from Japan have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore hydrogen as a low-carbon alternative to power Singapore’s energy future, the companies said in a statement on Monday.
Wärtsilä signs grid-scale EPC and ESS tech supply deals in South East Asia, Caribbean
Wärtsilä Corporation, which in many ways made itself known to the energy storage industry with the 2017 acquisition of Silicon Valley ESS tech player Greensmith, has announced 126MWh of energy storage across two project deals in the past week. On 22 January, the company announced that EPC and technology supply contracts had been signed for […]
University research team makes rechargeable batteries out of rice husks
HCM CITY — A team of researchers and students at the HCM City University of Science – Việt Nam National University – Ho Chi Minh City have succeeded at making a prototype lithium-ion rechargeable battery from rice husks, a common agricultural waste in Việt Nam, especially in the Mekong Delta. Leader of the team, Vũ […]