Singapore container port uses 2MWh battery system to increase energy efficiency
A large-scale battery system has been installed in Singapore as part of a project to increase energy efficiency at and reduce emissions from the country’s seaports. The 2MW/2MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) has been deployed at Pasir Panjang Terminal, which is one of four major facilities operated by PSA Singapore. The BESS is scheduled […]
Singapore sets up first battery storage system to improve port energy usage
SINGAPORE: Singapore has set up its first battery energy storage system to manage peak consumption at the world’s largest container transhipment hub.
Sembcorp to build 200MW battery storage at Singapore’s industrial hub Jurong Island
Singapore-based energy and urban development group Sembcorp is building 200MWh of battery storage systems on Jurong Island, home to much of the country’s industrial activity. Jurong Island was formed through land reclamation efforts that began in the late 1960s and culminated in its establishment as one of the world’s top 10 chemicals production hubs and […]
Philippines: Hitachi lands EPC for AboitizPower-Scatec 20MW/20MWh BESS, targets 2024 online date
Philippines investor-owned utility AboitizPower and Norwegian renewables group Scatec have signed a EPC agreement with Hitachi Energy for it to build a 20MW/20MWh battery storage system, set to go online in 2024. The joint venture (JV) between the companies, SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), has made the final investment decision on the battery energy storage […]
Scatec and AboitizPower JV make final investment decision for battery energy storage project in the Philippines
SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), a joint venture between Scatec and AboitizPower, has made the final investment decision for the 20 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) project at the Magat hydropower plant in Ramon, Isabela in the Philippines.
Developing the sustainable data center of the future
The global data center sector is estimated to account for around 416 terawatts, equivalent to roughly 3% of all energy needs. Southeast Asia draws a significant amount of that requirement, with energy demand increasing as new data center infrastructure is added in countries across the region.
Indonesia government launching 5MW pilot BESS
Indonesia’s state-owned utility and battery producer have launched a 5MW battery energy storage system (BESS) pilot project as it seeks to move away from diesel-generated power. The country’s state-owned utility PLN has signed a memorandum of understanding with another state-owned body, the Indonesia Battery Corporation (IBC), to build the BESS this year, PLN said
Territory government ramps up support for 20GW solar and battery project
The world’s largest solar PV and battery energy storage project has locked in renewed political support with the Northern Territory government confirming it will introduce special legislation into parliament this week that will facilitate the development of the giga-scale Australia-Asia PowerLink project.
Philippines’ first hybrid solar-plus-storage plant comes online through Ayala Group energy subsidiary
The first ever solar-plus-storage hybrid resources system in the Philippines is now in operation after energy company AC Energy (ACEN) switched on the site’s battery energy storage system (BESS).
Thai utility EGAT launches tender for hybrid project combining hydro, floating PV and storage
Thailand’s state-owned utility Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has issued a tender for the construction of a hybrid power plant based on floating photovoltaics and hydropower.