New Energy Nexus Indonesia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting renewable energy economy, has recently launched the first smart and renewable energy-themed hackathon in the country, [Re]Energize Indonesia.
European firm ABB will be intensifying its offer of ‘smart solutions’ to buildings and other property developments as well as the installation of “smart cities” in the Philippines
AC Energy Philippines Inc. of the Ayala Group said it received an approval from the Philippine Competition Commission to acquire Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure’s stake in North Luzon Renewables Energy Corp., which owns and operates an 81-megawatt wind farm in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte valued at P2.7 billion. AC Energy Philippines said in a disclosure […]
SINGAPORE: When it’s still dark in the early morning, you wake up and switch on the lights powered by solar energy. Motion sensor lights in the common areas come alive as you leave the house, making your way down to the dual bicycle racks where you parked your two-wheeler.
At its 53rd Foreign Ministers’ Meeting last September, Asean, with the support of all member States, endorsed Italy’s candidature as a development partner, thus establishing the first formal link between Italy and the Asean family. It is a significant achievement, part of Italy’s closer engagement with the region.
February 14 (Renewables Now) – A new organisation dedicated to supporting the hydrogen industry in the Asia Pacific region has been formed this week. The Asia-Pacific Hydrogen Association (APAC Hydrogen Association) was set up by industry executives from the renewables sector in Asia. The Singapore-based entity will coordinate international policy, communications, research and analysis. Additionally, […]
As the coronavirus pandemic bites, Thailand is desperate for its US$43 billion Eastern Economic Corridor to pay off
A tech hub braided with airports, ports and high-speed rail lines to lure the brains and billions of Asia to Thailand – or a cripplingly expensive white elephant from a government struggling to reset Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy? Nearly four years after its inception, opinion is divided on the country’s US$43 billion Eastern Economic Corridor […]
In developing countries, energy use from industry rises proportionally to gross domestic product (GDP), according to the 2017 report from the International Energy Agency or IEA. Between 2000 and 2015, Indonesia transitioned from agriculture to industry. The industry sector contributes around 39 percent of Indonesia’s GDP, and the annual energy consumption growth rate in this sector is projected to be 0.54 percent. […]
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent our best hope of tackling the most serious challenges facing our societies and our planet. At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, the imminent need to tackle climate change and sustainability issues dominated discussions across all sectors with public, private and non-governmental organization […]
In Southeast Asia, Covid-19 has worsened the already grim economic growth in 2019 that resulted from US-China trade tensions and Brexit uncertainties.