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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.

Cashing in on Sino-US ‘green’ race

After taking office as the president of the United States last month, Joe Biden has been translating his campaign promises on climate change into action, with the support from the young, progressive wing in the Democrat party. Among the highlights in his proposals include pledges for net-zero emissions and a 100% clean energy economy by […]

ADB loan to fund Thailand renewable energy projects, EV charging stations

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a 1.5 billion Thai baht (US$47.62 million) green loan to finance renewable energy projects and a nationwide electric vehicle charging network in Thailand. The loan, signed on February 11, is being extended to Energy Absolute Public Company Limited.

Senators set scrutiny of Duterte government’s energy transition plan

The Senate is poised to mount an inquiry to scrutinize the Duterte administration’s energy transition plan in the wake of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) imposition of a ban against new coal-powered plants to fast-track the shift to cleaner energy.

DOE’s initiative to lower greenhouse gas emissions ‘disappoints’ group

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy’s (DOE) plans and measures in reducing the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions were “disappointing, negligible, and unambitious, a consumer group said Wednesday.   Read more: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1396894/does-initiative-to-lower-greenhouse-gas-emissions-disappoints-group#ixzz6oUWmkM6g Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook

Tesla, once labelled as “lifestyle”, now finally launches electric cars in S’pore

American electric car manufacturer Tesla has finally gotten the approval to sell its cars in Singapore once again, where the company had a false start before.

Pestech bags job in Cambodia

PESTECH International Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Pestech Sdn Bhd (PSB), under a consortium with Furukawa Electric Co Ltd (FECL) bagged a contract worth RM165.49 million in Cambodia.

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