[Re]Energize Indonesia Hackathon Searches for Renewable Energy Solutions
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.
A Decade of Propelling Malaysia’s Sustainable Energy Agenda
PIONEERING efforts by the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia for a decade to widen the use of sustainable energy have seen encouraging growth.
A Look at the Philippines’ Clean Energy Ecosystem
The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Sea level rise is three to four times faster in this island nation than the global average, and it gets hit with an average of 20 typhoons a year. Energy equity is also a major concern as 10 percent of the Philippine population still […]
A Resilient and Sustainable Energy Future – 15th Singapore International Energy Week
The Energy Market Authority (EMA) today unveiled “A Resilient and Sustainable Energy Future” as the theme for the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2022. The theme reflects how the global energy community has accelerated the pursuit of a greener future. Following the 26th COP26 last year, there is strong momentum for countries to do more to […]
ABB partners Solar Philippines on 63.3 MW solar plant project
SWISS engineering group ABB has partnered with Solar Philippines on a 63.3 MW solar plant project, the technological company said on Monday (Nov 29). At 93.3 ha, the plant – Calatagan Solar Farm located in Batangas in Luzon, Philippines – is one of the largest solar farms on the island.
ABB to intensify offer of smart solutions to buildings, ‘smart cities’ in PH
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 gets PCC nod to buy wind farm in Ilocos Norte
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 […]
Accelerating progress on SDGs in Malaysia
Six big transformations are needed to accelerate the progress of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malaysia. Professor Jeffrey Sachs, who is an SDG advocate for the United Nations (UN), suggested governments have 25 to 30-year plans as a pathway to get an idea of where society should be and how to get there in that […]
ADB, government looking into ETM financing in shift to clean energy sources
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Philippine government, together with Indonesia and Vietnam, are considering the implementation of the energy transition mechanism (ETM) to finance the shift to cleaner energy sources.
After the success of Singapore’s first eco-town Punggol, what next for HDB green living?
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.