IMF Concludes 2021 Article IV Consultation with Brunei Darussalam

Washington, DC: The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation[1]with Brunei Darussalam.

Manufacturing car battery

Indonesia made the first big step toward becoming a hub for car battery and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing in Southeast Asia by embarking on the construction of a US$1.1 billion car battery factory in Karawang, West Java, last week, with production scheduled to start in mid-2024.

Analysis panning S’pore’s climate targets as ‘critically insufficient’ lacks nuance: Govt

SINGAPORE – A climate research consortium has pegged Singapore’s climate targets as being “critically insufficient” – the worst rating on a five-point scale – putting the nation alongside Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand.

EVN reduces electricity purchases as consumption drops

According to the Vietnam Electricity Regulatory Authority (A0), electricity consumption in the country continued to decrease in the first two weeks of September 2021.

‘PHL must tap renewable energy sources’

Energy industry stakeholders said decisive action is key to making the Philippines energy independent and resilient.

Solarvest aims to shine brighter in solar energy biz

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 22): Solarvest Holdings Bhd is planning further diversification in the solar energy business as the clean energy specialist seeks to grow in the midst of prolonged uncertainty.

Smart homes set to become mainstream

Home automation and energy management are expected to become the mainstream in the near future, buoyed by the rise of new advanced technologies and electric vehicles (EVs), says Schneider Electric, an energy management and automation specialist.

Carbon Capture is the Key to Indonesia’s Net-Zero Emissions Future

In recent years, various energy efficient technologies have been developed in a bid to reduce global carbon emissions and the impacts of climate change. But so far, these alone have proven insufficient to reach the ambitious decarbonization goals laid out in the Paris Agreement.

Power firm launches multi-sectoral movement for carbon-neutral PH

DUMAGUETE CITY – Racing against time to address the worsening climate change crisis, multi-sectoral representatives have joined a movement initiated by geothermal power leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) aimed at attaining zero carbon emissions among businesses in the country.

PHL needs to add 20 GW of RE capacity to hit 2030 target

THE PHILIPPINES must build an additional 20 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy (RE) facilities within a decade to hit its target of 35% clean energy in the power generation mix, according to listed power firm AC Energy Corp.