Hydropower plants and Electrification to carry on

Baharin to helm Tenaga as new CEO

KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional’s chief distribution network officer Datuk Baharin Din will be the new president and chief executive officer on March 1.

MDV approves RM912m for 64 green tech companies

MALAYSIA Debt Ventures Bhd (MDV) has approved RM912.4 million worth of allocation to fund 64 Malaysian green technology companies under the Green Technology Financing Scheme (GTFS), thus becoming the highest financier and one of the largest commercial banks in Malaysia when it comes to green technology financing.

Sapura secures US$456M of offshore contracts

Sapura Energy Berhad has won contracts supporting offshore construction, subsea installations and drilling in the Middle East and southeast Asia

Volvo Thailand extend hybrid battery warranty to 8 years

Volvo Cars Thailand has extended the hybrid battery warranty from 5 years or 100,000 km to 8 years or 150,000 km (whichever comes first), covering all Volvo plug-in hybrid models manufactured from 2015 onwards.

ERC sets Q2 timeline for GEAR pricing

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said hopes to set the Green Energy Auction Reserve (GEAR) Price by the second quarter, along with a template for power supply agreements to be concluded by winning bidders and utilities.

New oil price hike: P1.25 per liter

The country’s oil firms raised pump prices anew effective 6 am Tuesday by as much as P1.25 per liter to reflect the movement of prices in the world oil market.  

Energy dep’t clears 3 geothermal bidders for next auction stage

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has allowed three geothermal companies to proceed to the next stage of the open and competitive selection process round three (OCSP3), after declaring the applicants to be compliant with all requirements at the opening of bids Monday.

Voith Hydro, Widad to bid for hydro projects in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Voith Hydro GmbH & Co KG  has partnered Widad Business Group Sdn Bhd (WBG) to seek and bid for hydro projects in Malaysia.

The more coal dominates the energy mix, the more positively Southeast Asia’s media will cover it—except in the Philippines

The more coal-dependent a country is, the more pro-coal its news reporting is—this was the trend among five Southeast Asian countries surveyed by Climate Tracker. Why is the Philippines the outlier?