Economic woes continue to batter Brunei as oil output hits record low

Brunei’s crude oil production plunged to a record low in the third quarter of 2021 as the second COVID wave took a toll on the economy, which shrank for the fourth consecutive quarter. The Brunei economy sunk deeper into recession after posting a negative growth of 2.2 percent in Q3 2021, according to the Department […]

Iberdrola enters Philippines market with 3.5GW pipeline

Iberdrola has signed an agreement with Triconti ECC Renewables, the Philippines’ largest independent wind developer, sealing an option to enter five offshore wind projects with up to 3500MW capacity. The deal, which also involves Swiss renewable energy company Stream Invest Holding, will see Iberdrola become a major, long-term renewable energy investor in the Asian country.

Indonesia, Japan discuss green energy investment

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan met with Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) Hagiuda Koichi on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in green energy, fisheries, environment, and petrochemical industries.

TechnoPark Tower awarded LEED Platinum Green Construction Certificate

According to assessment results from the US Green Building Council, the LEED Platinum V4 version is the most difficult LEED rating level to date. To achieve this certificate, the TechnoPark Tower had to satisfy the nine most rigorous criteria from design to operation, including: integrated design, location and connectivity, sustainable location, efficient use of water, […]

Vietnamese PV projects to assess potential of battery storage in preventing curtailment

Solar PV power generation in Vietnam could about to be maximised through the integration of battery energy storage systems (BESS), with consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) hired to conduct feasibility studies across multiple PV plants following curtailment issues in the country.

Sungrow SC50HV gains accreditation by Thai Provincial Electricity Authority and supplies Thai energy storage market

The PEA accreditation attests to the SC50HV’s excellent performance and high adaptability to Thai renewable energy sector. More importantly, as SC50HV composes the Power Conversion System unit (PCS) of the ST129CP series, the newly-launched ESS product for APAC’s Commercial& Industrial market, being listed by PEA predicates a strong settlement and supply of ST129CP series to […]

Genetec inks MoU for proposed partnership in energy storage system business in Thailand

Genetec Technology Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thailand-based Asia Precision Public Company Ltd (APCS) to study the feasibility of jointly developing factory automation for energy storage system business in Thailand.

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.