PTTEP officially takes reins at Erawan and Bongkot offshore Thailand

Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is now the official operator of the G1/61 project, which covers the Erawan, Platong, Satun and Funan fields, as well as the G2/61 project, covering the Bongkot field. PTTEP (BKK:PTTEP) said it is ready to boost natural gas production to increase energy security despite being denied prior access to […]

Vietnam eyes doubling of power generation capacity by 2030

HANOI: Vietnam wants to nearly double its total installed power generation capacity to 146,000 megawatts by 2030, and prioritise the development of renewable sources and reducing its coal dependency, its government said on Tuesday (Apr 26).

Kadin forms Carbon Market Hub to support energy transition

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) formed the Carbon Market Hub as part of its commitment to supporting the realization of energy transition that the government pushes during Indonesia’s G20 Presidency in 2022.

Energy partners join forces for Indonesia LNG project

Four Asian energy companies have entered into a joint study agreement to explore the potential of a clean natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Indonesia involving the production of biomethane from palm oil mill effluent (POME). Announced today (April 25th), the project aims to support a transition to more carbon neutral energy […]

Indonesia’s Pertamina aims to double geothermal capacity – CEO

TOMOHON, Indonesia : Indonesia’s state energy firm PT Pertamina aims to double its geothermal capacity by around 2027-2028, which might cost an estimated $4 billion, as the country tries to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels, executives said on Monday.

UPLB Energy Forum 2022: The Philippine transition to a clean and sustainable energy future

The UPLB Energy Forum is an annual event organized by the UPLB Society of Electrical Engineering Students (UPLB SELES), which is a duly recognized academic organization based in the College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT) of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The event serves as a platform for Electrical Engineering students, […]

Scatec refinances 39-MW wind farm in Vietnam

April 25 (Renewables Now) – Norwegian renewables developer Scatec ASA (OSL:SCATC) has refinanced USD-37-million (EUR 34.4m) of non-recourse project debt for its Dam Nai wind farm in Vietnam, the company said on Monday.

Philippines unveils offshore wind power roadmap; aims for 3 per cent of country’s electricity supply by 2040

MANILA, April 20 (Xinhua): The Philippines, a country with a vast coastline and a rapidly growing demand for power, is taking its first step toward building an offshore wind industry and contributing to national energy security and global efforts to mitigate climate change.  

Singapore startup to launch electric motorbikes in Indonesia, says no plans to sell locally for now

The 40-year-old entrepreneur also felt that in Singapore, regulations to get vehicles road-safe are too strict. “I can’t test my bikes legally on the roads in Singapore because it’s not a vehicle yet… The only leeway I could get was to test on private roads,” he said. But this would mean extra costs for transporting […]

Energy efficiency policies to enable big users to practice conservation

MOST of the policies required to implement the Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EEC) Act (Republic Act No. 11285) have been implemented, and companies need to respond by stepping up their efforts to conserve energy in their organizations, Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian said Friday.