Energy Commission studying potential power storage to complement existing power grids
The Energy Commission is studying the potentials of building a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to support intermittent solar power. Energy Commission chief executive officer Razib Dawood said the study, expected to conclude by end of the year, would determine its suitability before being proposed to the government.
Energy Ministry Claims Using Electric Vehicles Saves Rp2.77mn a Year
Rida Mulyana, Secretary General of the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, claimed that electric vehicles can save customers up to Rp2.77 million on fuel expenses per year. Not only is it beneficial to the public, the use of electric vehicles also reduces the government budget.
Jokowi Says Indonesia’s First EV Battery Factory to Be Built in North Kalimantan
Indonesian President Joko Widodo or Jokowi said the country’s first factory for electric vehicles or EV batteries will be constructed in the industrial park area (KIPI) in North Kalimantan.
‘Center Of The Global Battery Industry’: Samsung Builds $1.3 Billion EV Battery Plant In Malaysia
Samsung Electronics’ battery arm, Samsung SDI, has broken ground on a $1.3 billion factory in Malaysia to take advantage of the Southeast Asian country’s solid yet inexpensive tech climate and vie for a place in the growing global market for electric vehicle batteries.
Samsung SDI Energy to invest RM7bil for a battery factory in Malaysia
SEREMBAN: Samsung SDI Energy Malaysia Sdn Bhd (SDIEM) will invest some RM7bil to build a state-of-the-art facility to manufacture batteries for electric vehicles (EV) near its existing plant at the Taman Tuanku Ja’afar Industrial Area near here.
Thai EV battery market heats up as key players jump in
BANGKOK: From a state-owned enterprise to a renewable energy startup, key players are jumping into Thailand’s electric vehicle battery market, driven by the government’s push to make the country a regional production hub for EVs and their components.
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 […]