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EU urges PH to tap available funding for innovative energy projects

MANILA — The European Union’s (EU) delegation to the Philippines urged local stakeholders to tap its available funding for sustainable and reliable energy projects. EU Project Manager for Cooperation Section Willy Hick said Thursday during the Energy Smart 2018 of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines that EU’s Access to Sustainable Energy Programme […]

Philippines’ Ayala Corp. Pivots To Renewables With Vietnam Solar Investment

AC Energy, a subsidiary of Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corp., has pledged to use technology to improve lives and ensure a sustainable future for all. It recently announced a deal in Vietnam to build out 80 megawatts of solar electricity generation capacity, in advance of Vietnam’s June 2019 feed-in-tariff change. This is the latest in a string […]

PHL ‘seriously’ eyeing nuke energy–DOE chief

AFTER nearly 40 years, the government is now seriously considering the possibility of allowing the construction of nuclear power plants in the country. “The Department of Energy [DOE] is studying all sources of energy to address the energy security of the future. We’re pushing nuclear and last year finished the draft on national policy on […]

Calls for removal of energy obstructions

As Vietnam strives to ensure sufficient energy sources, it has been urged by the international community to enable private investors to engage more in the country’s energy industry. Last Wednesday, Hanoi hosted an event of high significance: the launch of the “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius” by the Intergovernmental Panel on […]

New questions asked about Laos dam toll, builder’s role

Civil society groups say govt toll of about 40 is not credible, that 800 or more people could have died in July; while Korean lawmaker claims the firm building the dam altered the design and lowered the height to boost profit The official death toll given by Vientiane for the dam disaster in southern Laos […]

LED Expo Thailand Expands Its Panorama in the Year 2019

ASEAN’S largest show on LED technology & lighting solutions will transform the notion about how LED & light is perceived with LED EXPO THAILAND 2019 + LIGHT ASEAN! With passing years, LED Expo Thailand has evolved much to touch new heights, offering limitless business opportunities, the organisers have decided to add another feather to the […]

Local farmers to have easier access to financing

KUCHING: Investors and farmers will now have easier access to financing in the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (Score) area with the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Regional Corridor Development Authority (Recoda) and Agrobank during the Agrofest 2018 today. The signing of the MoU was to enable potential investors and agricultural entrepreneurs […]

Student saves money to install solar panels at SMARTER Brunei

“IT’S a small step, but one step closer to greener Brunei,” said Jerudong International School (JIS) student Sidharth. A teenager with a passion in comedy, Sidharth accumulated every single dollar he earned from performing comedy shows at various places including India to make a contribution to Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in […]

Hydroelectric Power in Laos: Economic Security in Energy-Hungry South-East Asia

Background Hydroelectricity is at the core of Laos’ strategy to become the “Battery of Asia”. The export of electricity to neighbouring high-growth states, such as Thailand, is predicted to stimulate economic development. The average Laotian is likely to benefit from new employment opportunities, greater access to electricity and the development of infrastructure related to hydroelectric […]

The road is clear for solar energy in Cambodia, says UNDP director

Nick Beresford, country director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia, discusses the state of Cambodia’s energy sector, the hope of solar, and bringing electricity to everyone. Where does Cambodia’s electricity come from? It has a very large hydro sector – 46 % – so that’s the single largest part of the energy […]