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Philippines rounding up funding to support sustainable energy shift

THE Department of Finance (DoF) said it is currently in talks with various development partners such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the UK government and the World Bank to support the Philippine energy industry’s pivot to renewables.

Japan seeks ‘realistic’ energy transition with ASEAN with cleaner fuels

The cooperation framework will be agreed during an extraordinary meeting between Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and ASEAN’s energy ministers, a METI source told S&P Global Platts.

Cambodian PM attends second P4G summit held virtually in Seoul

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia this evening participated in the Leaders’ Dialogue Session of the Second P4G Summit – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030, held virtually in Seoul, the Republic of Korea under the theme “Inclusive Green Recovery towards Carbon Neutrality”.

How Singapore’s data centre operators are tackling government sustainability goals

AirTrunk’s SGP1 facility was launched in December last year, with the company claiming at the time that it was Singapore’s largest and most efficient independent data centre.

Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant: Well prepared to provide clean energy to Cambodia

At 11 o’clock on April 28th, the Class C maintenance of Unit 3 of the Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant in the Xishan District of Steung Treng Province was completed and connected to the national grid. Power from the Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant was successfully transferred to the Cambodian National Dispatching Center. The power […]

Is there such a thing as a ‘green’ SEZ in Cambodia?

Svay Rieng, a town in south-eastern Cambodia, is both a gateway to Vietnam and for more than a decade now a hotbed of Cambodian industrial development. But a lack of compliance with environmental and labour regulations has raised tensions with local communities.

Southeast Asia in the spotlight ahead of international talks on biodiversity

Negotiations over the future of the international Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have restarted after a yearlong break due to COVID-19. The CBD is a 1992 treaty approved by 196 countries that provide a framework to promote sustainable development for the benefit of both natural habitats and human societies.

TNB expect improved economy for 2021, to see higher demand for electricity

KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is optimistic that the economy will improve this year forward as compared to 2020 and the demand for electricity will pick up.

KeTSA honours National Energy Awards 2020 winners

THE Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) recently honoured winners of the National Energy Awards (NEA) 2020, comprising 15 companies across various industries and fields, who later represented the country at the Asean Energy Awards (AEA) 2020. At AEA 2020, the categories were Green Building Awards 2020; Energy Management for Buildings & Industry Awards […]

Digital and green strong avenues of growth for ASEAN and UK

The UK’s long-awaited Integrated Review, outlining its international priorities in a post-Brexit world, has been released. Whilst it is wide-ranging in focus, there is a clear and strong tilt towards opportunities in digital and climate change within Southeast Asia. This should be welcome news for Asean member states, especially if the UK becomes a viable […]