High global coal prices putting pressure on Malaysia’s power sector

Coal is one of the major sources of energy used for generating electricity worldwide. Being fully imported into Malaysia, this commodity plays a large role in the nation’s energy scheme.

Myanmar’s Military Council announces electricity load will be reduced

For more than nine months since the military coup, Myanmar’s cities and towns have been experiencing power outages for several hours on a daily basis. More than 11 months after the coup, the Military Council announced in a military-owned newspaper on January 6 that the electricity load would be reduced across the whole country as […]

Best electricity plans in Singapore: Solar & carbon neutral options

So, it turns out that I picked an electricity retailer way too soon. It turns out that there are actually retailers offering green electricity plans, and I didn’t do the research properly before making my choice.

Indonesian geothermal power plant worth USD 700m begins operation

A geothermal power plant in Indonesia that absorbed an investment of more than USD 700 million (EUR 618m) has achieved its commercial operation date on December 26, 2021, it was announced on Friday.

How Can Investors Seize Vietnam’s Wind Power Potential

Following Vietnam’s recent net-zero pledge by 2050 at the Conference of the Parties (COP26), to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), Vietnam has been making significant progress in renewable energy adoption, particularly in wind energy.

Indonesia, Japan ink Memorandum of Cooperation on energy transition

The governments of Indonesia and Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on energy transition aimed at facilitating efforts to materialize Indonesia’s energy transition program. The MoC was inked by Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arifin Tasrif and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda Koichi

Behind-the-meter battery storage could solve curtailment issues for Vietnam solar projects

Battery storage is begin assessed as a means to maximise the value of solar PV in Vietnam, with asset management group Dragon Capital having hired consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) to conduct feasibility studies.

Petronas Delivers Carbon Neutral LNG Cargo to Hiroshima Gas

Malaysia LNG, a subsidiary of state-owned Petronas, has delivered carbon-neutral LNG cargo to Japanese city gas company Hiroshima Gas, Petronas said on January 10. This is the first-ever carbon-neutral LNG cargo imported by Hiroshima Gas.

As blackouts loom, Indonesia’s energy crisis underscores its addiction to coal

An abrupt ban on coal exports by the Indonesian government for the whole month of January, on fears of a domestic supply shortage, should be a wake-up call to hasten the country’s transition away from the fossil fuel, experts say.

Philippines urges Indonesia to lift coal export ban

The Philippines’s energy secretary Alfonso Cusi has appealed to Indonesia to lift its coal export ban, saying the policy will be detrimental to economies heavily reliant on the fuel for power generation, Manila’s Department of Energy said on Monday.