TNB working on restoring power after blackout

PETALING JAYA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is working on restoring electricity supply in several parts of the country after a major blackout this afternoon. In a brief statement posted on its Facebook page, TNB said its technical team was investigating the cause of the blackout and was working hard to restore supply.

Abra earthquake caused power interruptions in several areas —DOE

The magnitude 7 earthquake that jolted Abra caused power outages in several areas in Northern Luzon, the Department of Energy (DOE) said Wednesday. In its situation report, the DOE said that all power generation plants are on normal operation, except for the Hedcor hydroelectric power plants, namely the Ferdinand L. Singit and Sabangan facilities, which […]

Minister stresses Indonesia’s commitment to clean energy transition

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia is still committed to continuing the transition to clean and renewable energy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM), Arifin Tasrif, has said. “Indonesia, as the president of the G20, and other G20 member countries have been committed to achieving net-zero […]

France keen to help PH develop nuclear energy

MANILA – The French government is keen to help the Philippines develop its nuclear power program as the Marcos administration looks for other reliable sources of energy. French Ambassador Michèle Boccoz said the embassy has met with some of the Cabinet members and nuclear power was listed among the key areas Paris and Manila could cooperate […]

HDF Energy signed a MoU with Saigon Asset Management to jointly develop Renewstable(R) power plants in Vietnam

Hanoi, 25 July 2022 – Hydrogène de France SA (“HDF Energy”) – Euronext Paris: HDF – today announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saigon Asset Management (“SAM”) for the development of Renewstable® power plant projects in Vietnam. Invented and developed by HDF Energy, Renewstable® multi-megawatt power plants produce entirely renewable, stable and […]

Cheniere and PTT Sign Long-Term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cheniere Energy, Inc. (“Cheniere” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: LNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC (“CCL”) has entered into a long-term liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) sale and purchase agreement (“SPA”) with PTT Global LNG Company Limited (“PTTGL”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PTT Public Company Limited (“PTT”), Thailand’s largest […]

NovaWind and An Xuan Energy to develop wind farm in Vietnam

NovaWind, the wind power division of Russian energy company Rosatom, has signed a cooperation agreement with An Xuan Energy to develop a 128MW wind farm in Vietnam.

A targeted fuel subsidy will worsen inflation, says Najib

PETALING JAYA: The government’s proposal to shift from a blanket fuel subsidy mechanism to a targeted one will lead to higher inflation, claims former prime minister Najib Razak. In a Facebook post, he said that the government should not introduce major economic policy changes at a time when inflation forecasts are still high, stating that […]

Marcos’ energy agenda: Build new power plants

MANILA – Building new power plants, the use of renewable energy and bringing down the price of electricity to consumers are the priorities of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the next six years of his administration.

Philippines publishes national renewable energy programme to 2040

The Philippines’ Department of Energy (DOE) has published its national renewable energy programme (NREP) for the period 2020 to 2040, setting out its goals of 35% renewable energy generation by 2030 and 50% by 2040.