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.
A geothermal power plant in Indonesia that absorbed an investment of more than USD 700 million (EUR 618m) has achieved its commercial operation date on December 26, 2021, it was announced on Friday.
Following Vietnam’s recent net-zero pledge by 2050 at the Conference of the Parties (COP26), to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), Vietnam has been making significant progress in renewable energy adoption, particularly in wind energy.
Battery storage is begin assessed as a means to maximise the value of solar PV in Vietnam, with asset management group Dragon Capital having hired consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) to conduct feasibility studies.
Malaysia LNG, a subsidiary of state-owned Petronas, has delivered carbon-neutral LNG cargo to Japanese city gas company Hiroshima Gas, Petronas said on January 10. This is the first-ever carbon-neutral LNG cargo imported by Hiroshima Gas.
An abrupt ban on coal exports by the Indonesian government for the whole month of January, on fears of a domestic supply shortage, should be a wake-up call to hasten the country’s transition away from the fossil fuel, experts say.
The Philippines’s energy secretary Alfonso Cusi has appealed to Indonesia to lift its coal export ban, saying the policy will be detrimental to economies heavily reliant on the fuel for power generation, Manila’s Department of Energy said on Monday.
Customers of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) can expect lower electric bills at the start of 2022 with rates going down this month. Meralco announced Monday a downward rate adjustment of ₱0.0746 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for January, yielding a monthly overall rate of ₱9.7027 per kWh.
For the second round this January, Filipino consumers will need to shell out higher budgets for their fuel consumption next week as pump prices are anticipated to go up again, based on the initial calculation of the oil companies.
The government has given assurance that the new electricity tariff for this year until 2024 will not burden the people. The Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan said the new tariff would benefit nearly 85 per cent of domestic account holders out of eight million account holders nationwide.