RoK tech giant pushes for 9-bln-USD battery supply chain project in Indonesia

A consortium from the Republic of Korea (RoK) led by LG has signed an initial agreement with Indonesia’s state-run companies to push for a project worth around 9 billion USD to establish an electric vehicle battery supply chain in the Southeast Asian country, a LG unit said on April 18.

Cross-border EV charging network launched to enhance connectivity for drivers in Singapore and Malaysia

Local gas provider City Energy has teamed up with a Malaysian company to launch a cross-border electric vehicle (EV) charging network, enhancing connectivity for such drivers in Singapore and Malaysia. Called Go, the EV charging service can be accessed through a mobile app, allowing users to locate and operate charging points that fall under this […]

PH loses as DOE halts oil search, says expert

“It’s a game of chicken and we’re losing,” maritime expert Jay Batongbacal said on Monday after the Department of Energy (DOE) ordered the suspension of oil exploration activities in the West Philippine Sea on April 6.

Use oil price windfall to support local firms, Petronas urged

An economist has called on Petronas to provide support to Malaysian oil and gas companies, saying global oil prices allow the company to be more liberal with its spending. Two trade groups are reported to have recently complained that the national oil company is raking in billions at the expense of oil and gas companies’ […]

Napocor posts over sixfold rise in power capacity additions

The National Power Corp. (Napocor) has increased its capacity additions in missionary or off-grid areas from 13.66 megawatts (MW) in 2016 to 88.53 MW as of December 2021, or more than sixfold in the past five years under the Duterte administration.

KSP to push for complete electrification of Maluku Province

Presidential Staff Office’s (KSP’s) Deputy I Febry Calvin Tetelepta vowed to push relevant parties to achieve 100-percent electrification in Maluku Province by the end of 2022 or early 2023.

Vietnam Clean Energy Forum looks towards carbon neutrality

The second Vietnam Clean Energy Forum took place in Hanoi on April 7, offering a venue for managers, scientists and businesses to exchange views on mechanisms, policies, technology and financing for wind, solar and gas power projects towards carbon neutrality.

BayWa r.e. unveils 2.83-MW floating solar farm in Thailand

German renewables company Baywa r.e. AG announced today that it has installed its first floating solar farm in Thailand to deliver 2.83 MW for a domestic corporate customer.

Govt encourages solar power plant utilization to achieve EBT target

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources is encouraging the establishment of solar power plants (PLTS) to accelerate the achievement of the domestic New Renewable Energy (EBT) mix target of 23 percent by 2025.

Sunseap to develop large-scale solar energy and storage plants in Indonesia’s Riau Islands

Singapore’s Sunseap Group will develop large-scale solar energy and storage plants on Indonesia’s Riau Islands under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed with the provincial government on Tuesday (Apr 19).