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Resilience of Energy Storage Devices Market to be sustained by Technological Advancements During 2014-2020

Rise in the energy demand and depleting fossil fuels is pushing the market towards non-conventional sources of energy. Energy demand is expected to increase by 70% between 2012 and 2035. The existing conventional sources of energy are depleting at a much faster rate than expected and their depletion is equally proving detrimental to the climate. […]

Can Southeast Asia keep up with growing energy demand?

The energy market in Southeast Asia is growing rapidly. Overall demand has increased by 80% since 2000, with millions of new customers gaining access to electricity. That is putting pressure on energy systems, and with much of the demand met by a doubling of fossil fuel use, CO2 emissions have also risen.

Trio of women engineers take the helm at Mestecc

PUTRAJAYA: With the appointment of Datuk Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir as secretary-general, the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (Mestecc) is now led by three accomplished women engineers. Its minister, Yeo Bee Yin, is a chemical engineer, her deputy, Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis, an electrical engineer and Hamisah a civil engineer. Hamisah, who clocked […]

ASEAN urged to boost private sector financing for sustainable infrastructure

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 29): ASEAN member states must take steps to promote greater private sector participation in sustainable infrastructure financing in order to help forge an ASEAN economic future that is underpinned by sustainable development for decades to come. HSBC Asia Pacific head of Belt and Road Initiative and business corridors, Mukhtar Hussain, said a […]

4 energy projects given EPNS certifications

Four new energy projects had been accorded “certificates of energy project of national significance” (CEPNS) by the Department of Energy (DOE) entailing that they are entitled to streamlined project permitting and approval processes. These CEPNS energy ventures include the Galoc field area and development which is an investment in the upstream oil and gas sector; […]

Over 50% of businesses ignoring orders on wastewater release into central Thailand canal

The Pollution Control Department says over 50% of businesses are ignoring orders regarding the discharge of wastewater into Klong Saen Saeb. The canal connects Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river with the central Thailand provinces of Prachinburi and Chachoengsao. The Nation reports that between 2016 and 2019, over 289 establishments out of 600 have stuck to the […]

ASEAN Energy Storage Devices Market Expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2020

Rise in the energy demand and depleting fossil fuels is pushing the market towards non-conventional sources of energy. Energy demand is expected to increase by 70% between 2012 and 2035. The existing conventional sources of energy are depleting at a much faster rate than expected and their depletion is equally proving detrimental to the climate. […]

Thailand looks at blockchain to stem oil export VAT fraud

Several government departments in Thailand are exploring blockchain technology to streamline processes, and now the country’s Excise Department has also joined the bandwagon. The agency has partnered with Krungthai Bank to use distributed ledger technology (DLT) for tax refunds to oil exporters and prevent VAT fraud in the country. Patchara Anuntasilpa, Director-General of the Excise […]

AC Energy taps BPI Capital for global green notes offer

MANILA, Philippines — AC Energy Inc., the energy platform of the Ayala conglomerate, has appointed BPI Capital as the sole global coordinator for its proposed green notes offering. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, AC Energy said it is proposing the offering of fixed for life (non-deferrable) senior perpetual non-call three-year green notes. […]

Malaysia to return 42 containers of waste to UK

Malaysia will return 42 containers of illegal plastic waste to the UK, which has agreed to take them back, as the Southeast Asian nation continues its fight against becoming the world’s dumping ground for trash. The containers, which arrived at Penang Port between March 2018 and March 2019, were classified as illegal because they failed […]