How the Philippines’ low-carbon plans may fuel a switch to green jobs

When CleanTech Global Renewables, an independent power producer, started building its first solar power plant in Bulacan, Philippines in 2015, its founder Aboy Castro knew the risks that were coming with the venture.

Jadestone acquiring two Malaysian PSCs

SINGAPORE – Jadestone Energy has agreed to acquire various field interests offshore Peninsular Malaysia from SapuraOMV Upstream for $9 million. The transaction would give Jadestone a 70% operated interest in the PM329 PSC, containing the East Piatu field, and a 60% operated stake in the PM323 PSC, containing the East Belumut, West Belumut, and Chermingat […]

Bosch installs a 1 MW Solar Photovoltaic System at its smart factory in Thailand

About a year ago, Bosch announced that it would be the first globally operating industrial enterprise to become carbon neutral by the end of 2020, at its 400 locations worldwide. As of today, Bosch has already achieved this ambitious goal worldwide and made last year’s climate change A-list scored by the Carbon Disclosure Project or […]

Mammoet completes big cargo delivery for Laos utility project

Mammoet has recently completed transporting around 50 pieces of cargo from Thailand to the Southeast Asian country of Laos for its key Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Project. This project was awarded to Mammoet by Hansa Meyer and saw both teams jointly execute multiple operations at the same time. Each team displayed their strengths and expertise […]

Coal to continue leading power generation in Vietnam over next decade

Coal is set to continue leading power generation in Vietnam over the next decade, says a report. The analysis by data and analytics firm GlobalData shows that coal generation in the Southeast Asian country will reach 177.7 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030, providing almost 39% of its total power generation.

200MW power plant in Cambodia commissioned by MAN Energy

Engineering company MAN Energy Solutions and Chinese state-owned energy company China National Machinery Corporation (CHMC) have commissioned a 200MW power generation plant in Cambodia.

Gojek Pledges to Achieve Zero Emissions, Zero Waste & Zero Barriers by 2030 in First Annual Sustainability Report

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Media OutReach – 30 April 2021 – As part of its sustainability mission to create positive impact and long-term value for people and the planet, Gojek, Southeast Asia’s leading mobile on demand services and payments platform, today announced commitments to Three Zeros: Zero Emissions, Zero Waste and Zero Barriers, to be achieved […]

Global offshore wind leader Ørsted to set up office in Vietnam

Ørsted, a Danish majority state-owned energy company has announced its office opening in Vietnam with the goal of contributing to Vietnam’s green energy transition alongside local partners.

Climate Eyes Are on China, But What about ASEAN?

Last week, in an effort to reinstall the United States to a position of diplomatic visibility, Joe Biden convened a virtual meeting of political leaders from three dozen countries to discuss global climate strategy. The feather in Biden’s cap was that China’s Xi Jinping agreed to attend and deliver an address.

Singapore’s Solar Energy Push: Land-strapped Singapore turns to sea-based floating solar farms

A lack of land in Singapore is hurting its efforts to become more energy-independent. Sources like wind and hydropower have been largely ruled out. And the city-state is running out of room to install solar panels, so it’s now turning to floating solar farms as a solution. CGTN’s Miro Lu has more.