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Asean power grid opens doors for Singapore to be regional clean energy trading hub

THE planned Asean power grid could offer Singapore a golden opportunity to become the region’s trading hub for clean energy, as the city-state works hard to soften the potential blow on its booming petrochemical sector amid the shift from fossil fuels.

Southeast Asia looks to renewable power for energy security

Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s fastest-growing economies. As energy demand grows, the region is turning to renewable energy to safeguard its energy security. Energy demand in Southeast Asia has increased by an average of 3% each year over the past two decades — a trend that will continue to 2030 under current policy […]

Southeast Asian Countries Consider Sharing Energy, Power

Southeast Asian nations are increasingly looking to share power as a result of concerns about climate change. Malaysia and Indonesia signed a deal in Bali, Indonesia in August to study 18 possible areas where cross-border power lines can be set up.

ASEAN-China Relations: Malaysian Embassy in China hosts event to mark 56th anniversary of ASEAN

The ambassadors of Thailand, Brunei and Indonesia were among the guests at an event hosted by the Malaysian embassy in Beijing to celebrate 56 years since the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Nong Rong was also in attendance. ASEAN ambassadors called for unity among member states […]

Southeast Asia suffers power shortages due to record-smashing heat waves

“We had a 26-hour power cut. It cost us tens of thousands of dollars that day. It’s not nice at all,” said Vu Chi Hieu.

AEBF to strengthen region’s position in global energy landscape

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The ASEAN Energy Business Forum (AEBF) will strengthen the region’s position in the global energy landscape, executive director of the ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE), Nuki Agya Utama, said here on Thursday.

Oil and gas remain important in ASEAN

Southeast Asia is among the fastest growing regions today, with economic development and energy security, including access to basic energy needs, remaining the region’s priority, said Acting Permanent Secretary of the Department of Energy at the Prime Minister’s Office Pengiran Haji Jamra Weira bin Pengiran Haji Petra.

Energy can be a catalyst for peace

In our ever-evolving world, the vital role of energy has become increasingly apparent. Historically, conflicts have erupted due to scarcity and competition for limited energy resources. However, it is plausible and imperative to change the narrative surrounding energy, transforming it from a force for war into a powerful catalyst driving world peace. The interplay between […]

Businesses need to accelerate their existing adoption of digitisation, electrification and automation in an effort to curb climate change and gear towards sustainability.

Asean needs US$7tri of energy transition investments between 2018 and 2050 to achieve net zero emission: TNB chief

Asean will need US$7 trillion or US$220 billion annually to invest in energy transition (ET) between 2018 and 2050 in order to reach net zero carbon emission, Tenaga Nasional Bhd president and chief executive officer Datuk Baharin Din said.