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Rising Energy Demand Could Be A Boon For The Philippines

In January Energy World Corporation (EWC) announced it had been given final approval by the Department of Energy (DoE) under their new regulations to build the country’s first LNG import terminal and regasification facility, which is under construction on Pagbilao Grande island in Quezon. The Australia-headquartered company – which also operates in its home market […]

Will lower LNG prices bring down local energy costs?

FOR most of the first quarter, the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been languishing at less than US$3 per million British thermal unit (mmBtu), lower than the past six-month average of US$3.30. The low price was driven by the huge supply coming from Australia and the US, as well as lower-than-expected demand as […]

Power Surge

In the past few months, Thailand has seen a rapid growth in independent solar power producers that are using blockchain-enabled technology to trade electricity between themselves. Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that underpins bitcoin currency, offers a transparent way to handle complex transactions between users, producers, and even traders and utilities. It has been revolutionising […]

Philippine regulator opposes net metering expansion

The Philippines’ Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has said the removal of the 100 kW cap for solar installations under net metering would be difficult for the nation’s grid to accomodate. Meanwhile, a proposal to raise the threshhold is being discussed in the country’s Senate. The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a statement announcing that […]

PLUS launches country’s first solar EV charging station

MELAKA: PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS), today launched the country’s first solar electric vehicle (EV) charging station. The highway operator plans to build five more such stations by early 2020. It’s Managing Director Datuk Azman Ismail said the first station, located at the Ayer Keroh Overhead Bridge Restaurant (southbound) on the North-South Expressway here, began operation […]

BCPG finalises solar roof system plans

BCPG’s solar roof system is scheduled to be installed at SC Asset’s residential projects in the fourth quarter. BCPG, the renewable power arm of Bangchak Corporation, has completed an agreement with property developer SC Asset to design, install and manage a solar roof system with blockchain technology for local residential projects. BCPG plans to launch […]

Aboitiz Power to build $28 million battery storage

MANILA, Philippines — SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), the joint venture of SN Power of Norway and Aboitiz Power Corp., plans to construct a $28-million battery energy storage system (BESS) at its Magat hydro electric power plant (HEPP). The facility will be used to boost the company’s ancillary services and standby power supply that can […]

We are not against palm oil, but against deforestation: Greenpeace

Environmental watchdog Greenpeace Indonesia has responded to a statement from the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) and the Indonesian Oil Palm Farmers Association (Apkasindo) that called on the government to take firm action against Greenpeace, which they said was harming Indonesia’s economy. “To be clear, Greenpeace is not anti-palm oil, it is anti-deforestation,” Kiki Taufik, head of Greenpeace Indonesia Global […]

Singapore LNG terminal ready to receive small LNG ships

Singapore LNG Corp. Pte Ltd. (SLNG) has completed modifications to its secondary jetty at its terminal on Jurong Island, and it is now able to receive and reload small LNG ships of between 2000 m3 and 10 000 m3 in capacity. This new small-scale LNG (SSLNG) facility, completed on 13 February 2019, will help spur […]

Petronas LNG purchase deal with Cheniere to support sixth train at Sabine Pass

Houston — Malaysia’s Petronas will buy LNG from Cheniere Energy under a 20-year agreement that will support building a sixth liquefaction train at the exporter’s Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana. The long-term offtake deal for approximately 1.1 million mt/year of LNG will be shipped on a free-on-board basis beginning following the date of first commercial […]