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ASEAN Cities Threatened By Climate Change

The World Bank estimates the global population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 with two-thirds of this number living in cities. From that, an estimated 90 million people will move to cities in the Southeast Asian region.

Japan and ADB to promote clean energy in Southeast Asia

They will focus on the areas of renewable energy, energy conservation and efficiency as well as other technologies that will facilitate the transition to low carbon energy

ADB, Japan to strengthen cooperation on clean energy in ASEAN region

Manila: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan‘s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) have signed a memorandum of cooperation to enhance their joint efforts to promote clean energy in southeast Asia.

Major milestone for world’s biggest solar project

The world’s biggest solar+storage project is a step closer to realization, as the government of Australia’s Northern Territory and Singapore-based Sun Cable have signed a deal to advance the development of the Australia-ASEAN Power Link.  

How Southeast Asia’s clean energy firms kept the lights on during the pandemic

The region’s clean energy players saw mixed fortunes in 2020 as they grappled with Covid-19 disruptions. How did they roll with the punches, and how will they adapt to a post-Covid world?

Petronas still Asean most valuable brand, its chief in world O&G’s Top 3 CEOs

KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd has maintained its position as the most valuable Asean brand in the Brand Finance Global 500 report this year.

KOGAS Conducts Reorganization to Speed up Hydrogen Business Development

Korea Gas Corp. (KOGAS) announced on Jan. 11 that it has conducted a reorganization to set itself up for the hydrogen business. Through the reorganization, KOGAS has launched a new hydrogen business headquarters to pave the way to the establishment of an entire hydrogen value chain.

Chinese firms step up investments in climate-friendly power projects in Southeast Asia as costs fall, policy shifts

Supported by solar equipment makers, Chinese investors are in a strong position in terms of cost-competitiveness in project tenders

TMB Bank PLC backs Southeast Asian solar power producer Constant Energy with up to US$50 million loan facility

TMB Bank Public Company Limited is further expanding its financing activities in the commercial and industrial (C&I) solar sector by providing Thailand-based Constant Energy Group with a 1.5 billion THB (approx. US$50 million) long term green project finance loan package. The funding will be deployed to further expand Constant Energy’s sizeable portfolio of solar energy […]

Sustainability heralds $1 trillion opportunity for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has fallen behind on the global sustainability agenda, although advancements in this space could be a $1 trillion economic opportunity for the region by 2030. This is according to a new Bain & Company report.