USTDA funds Thailand’s supply chain resilience
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has granted funds to the Thai Ministry of Transport’s Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) to improve Thailand’s supply chain and reduce carbon emissions in its freight transportation system.
PETRONAS and JOGMEC to cooperate in energy transition initiatives
PETRONAS has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Japan Organization for Metals and Energy Security (JOGMEC) to cooperate in energy transition initiatives towards achieving respective energy transition and decarbonisation targets.
Ministry details provisions on electric bike conversion assistance
The Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry has announced several requirements for the community to obtain assistance on the fuel-based motorcycle into electric motorbike conversion program.
Energy Ministry Claims Using Electric Vehicles Saves Rp2.77mn a Year
Rida Mulyana, Secretary General of the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, claimed that electric vehicles can save customers up to Rp2.77 million on fuel expenses per year. Not only is it beneficial to the public, the use of electric vehicles also reduces the government budget.
Philippines fuel prices to increase by up to P1.50/litre on March 7
Local oil companies will raise their pump prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene on Tuesday, March 7, by as much as P1.50 per liter.
Chevron and Pertamina to explore development of CCS/CCUS technology in Indonesia
PT Pertamina (Persero) and Chevron New Energies International Pte. Ltd. (Chevron New Energies) have signed a Joint Study Agreement (JSA) to examine the feasibility of carbon capture storage and carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCS/CCUS) in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Electricity, cooking gas costs likely to go up as Thai inflation at 13-month low
Thailand’s average headline inflation in February was at 3.79%, the lowest in 13 months, following a drop in fuel prices, the Commerce Ministry’s Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO) said on Tuesday (March 7).
Indonesia Must Push Sustainable Development in ASEAN, Says Official
Sustainable development, including the energy transition and the development of electric vehicles and blue economy, should be encouraged during Indonesia’s ASEAN chairmanship in 2023, according to an official from the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs.
Energy security, affordability key focus among consumers
Energy security and affordability remain foundational expectations among consumers, according to the Ernst & Young (EY) Energy transition consumer insights report.
Singapore green pacts seek shared path to sustainable future
South-East Asia’s largest energy storage system on Jurong Island, built by Singapore’s Sembcorp Industries and launched in February, may well have a link to a little-known industrial area in the United Kingdom.