Singaporean company launches first ‘green-focused’ data center in Indonesia

Singapore-based data center provider SpaceDC launched early this month the first “green-focused” data center in Indonesia, namely JAK2.

Babel’s solar power plant development in ex-tin ore mining area

“There is an investor for the development of the solar power plant in an ex-tin ore mining area,” Bangka Belitung Islands Governor Erzaldi Rosman stated after a meeting with President Director of PT Ffaireness Indonesia Daya (FID) in Pangkalpinang, Wednesday.

SMC to build 200-MW solar farm for Bulacan airport

Diversifying conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will install a 200-megawatt solar farm to underpin the energy requirements of its P740-billion Bulacan airport project.

DOE receives 30,597MW of RE project applications

The Department of Energy (DOE) has cornered 1,025 applications for renewable energy (RE) projects as of end-September this year, and this will yield up to 30,597 megawatts (MW) of additional power capacity for the Philippines once advanced to commercial operations.

New Asian trade bloc could play key role in driving investment

A new trade bloc covering a huge swathe of the Asia-Pacific region will play an important role in developing poorer economies and in post-pandemic stimulus, according to a report published on Monday by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Philippine renewable energy capacity boosted by 16%

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s installed renewable energy (RE) capacity has increased by 16 percent this year, underscoring the growing shift toward cleaner and more sustainable energy sources.

TM, Top Glove among winners of National Energy Awards 2020

THE Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) has announced the winners of the National Energy Awards (NEA) 2020.

Deputy minister takes over as Petrovietnam president

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong has been appointed the new president of oil giant Petrovietnam.

Vietnam’s coal imports ease in October

Vietnamese coal imports in October fell from a year earlier for the first time since March 2018, snapping a run of growth that has absorbed some of the Covid-19 pandemic-driven oversupply in Asia this year.

Indonesia has 18.2 MW of solar under net metering

Most of Indonesia’s deployed capacity comes from industrial PV systems, at 7.7 MW, while residential PV installations stand at just 5.1 MW. The authorities introduced improved net metering provisions earlier this year.