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South Korean company to donate energy-saving cooking stoves

GS-Caltex Corp., one of South Korea’s leading refineries, said Tuesday that it will donate 50,000 energy-saving cooking stoves to Myanmar as part of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) drive. The eco-friendly cooking stoves can reduce fuel costs by up to 66 percent and will be provided to low-income households in Myanmar that mostly rely on […]

Good ecosystem crucial to complement electric car initiative : MAA

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) hopes the government will give more focus on developing an environmentally-friendly ecosystem for electric car vehicles, which is one of the focal points of the automotive industry moving forward. President Datuk Aishah Ahmad said among the necessities in the ecosystem that should be built to complement […]

Greenhouse gas emissions in PH rising: report

MANILA – The Philippine Climate Change Assessment Working Group 3 Report was launched on Monday during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Global Warming and Climate Change Consciousness Week in Pasay City. One of the lead authors, Rodel D. Lasco, who is also the Scientific Director of the Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change […]

SBS plots Indonesia tidal course

UK marine developer submits grid feasibility study for up to 150MW Nautilus project UK tidal developer SBS has filed a grid expansion feasibility study to Indonesian state power utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) as part of its up 150MW Nautilus project. The preliminary study, which explores the options to expand the grid on Lombok […]

Philippines’ typhoon survivors to fossil fuel firms: please listen to us

Victims of extreme weather events in the Philippines come forward in an investigation into how major carbon producers are violating human rights due to their role in driving climate change. Survivors of devastating typhoons in the Philippines have appealed to major carbon producers to respect their human rights and act on climate change. At an emotional […]

Indonesia’s Energy Subsidy Spending Far Above Target in 2018

Ahead of the legislative and presidential elections (scheduled for April 2019) the Indonesian government is unwilling to impose impopular measures. One of the side-effects is that subsidy spending has gone beyond the target that was set in the 2018 State Budget. Lets take a closer look at spending on energy subsidies in Indonesia so far […]

Inalum Ready to Wrap Up Deal with Freeport Indonesia

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – State-owned mining holding company PT Inalum said it has succeeded in raising enough fund to acquire a majority 51 percent stake in PT Freeport Indonesia ending years of brain racking negotiations over control of one of the world largest copper and gold mines in Papua. Indonesia`s state-owned miner Inalum hopes to wrap up […]

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 […]

Singapore Brings Environmental Revolution Through Blockchain

Singapore became one of the first countries to implement the blockchain technology for its environmental concerns. The Singapore Power (SP) Group was responsible for setting up the decentralized Energy system in Singapore. The creator of the utility is of the belief that an absence of any centralized form of entity in the Energy Trading will […]

ComfortDelGro opens first fast charger for electric cars

SINGAPORE – Transport giant ComfortDelGro has set up an electric vehicle fast-charger at its premises for public use. Its Terra 54 direct current fast-charger, supplied by Swiss tech company ABB and set up with EV charging specialist Greenlots, is located in its Braddell Road headquarters and will be open round the clock. The charger will […]