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‘Ocean waves an alternative source of power’

KUALA LUMPUR: Ocean waves can be one of the mechanisms to create renewable energy besides using the solar photovoltaic (PV) panel. Universiti Malaysia Terengganu school of ocean engineering Associate Professor Dr Mohd Zamri Ibrahim said the initiative by the government to use solar PV panels to create renewable energy and promote energy efficiency was a […]

‘Pertamina hit by triple shock’

LOW energy demand and prices saw state owned Pertamina, the biggest oil and gas company in Indonesia, record a USD767.92 million net loss in the first half this year. Comparatively in the same period last year, the company recorded a profit of USD659.96, according to The Jakarta Post. Pertamina spokeswoman Fajriyah Usman said low global crude oil […]

‘Shell divestment in Malampaya won’t affect power supply’

The divestment of Shell Philippines Exploration B.V.(SPEX) in the Malampaya deep water gas-to-power project will not affect the country’s gas and power supply, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said.

‘Tesla of Thailand’ powers vision of electric paradise

Thailand could be on the verge of an electric vehicle (EV) revolution. After decades of promising ubiquitous plug-in stations and quiet roads full of whirring, non-petrol-powered cars, the futuristic fantasy could soon be a reality. Dubbed the “Tesla of Thailand”, SET-listed Energy Absolute (EA) will kick off the first phase of its 100-billion-baht lithium-ion battery […]

‘There goes all my profit’: Soaring electricity bills a rude shock for businesses in Singapore

Mr Bernard Tay recalled being gobsmacked when he received the electricity bill for one of the outlets of Jinjja Chicken, his Korean fast-food chain. His Bugis Village outlet’s power bill for December came up to a staggering S$10,654 – more than double what he paid in November and almost five times of October’s.

‘World’s largest solar farm’ near tiny NT town could help power Singapore via 4,500km undersea cable

An undersea cable from a planned major solar farm project in the Northern Territory could supply Singapore with sustainable electricity by 2027. The project has won major project status this week from the Federal Government, which will help smooth the approval process for the $22 billion Australian ASEAN Power Link using high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology.

‘Basin studies key to enticing investors in oil, gas drilling’

The Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC) stressed the importance of a well-crafted study of the country’s 16 sedimentary basins to make these marketable for prospective investors.

‘BRI to greatly benefit Cambodia’

Recent research by Moody’s Investors Service revealed Cambodia, which currently has a stable B2 credit rating, is among the countries with the greatest potential for reaping economic benefits from China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In the new report, Moody’s focuses on the potential long-term economic gains and near- to medium-term macro-stability risks for 12 […]

‘Buy local appliances,’ says energy minister

VP.Start Technology produces GSM products for electric motors. Supplied Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem on Wednesday called on distributors and consumers of electronics and appliances to support Cambodian manufacturers by purchasing locally-made products. Sem made the call during the annual meeting of the Electricity Authority of Cambodia in Phnom Penh. “The Ministry is […]

‘Cambodia Electricity Power Cuts Caused By Drought,’ – Official Reports

Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, could see periodic power outages continue until late May due to an electricity shortage attributed to climate change and drought, the Energy Ministry said Monday. The planned outages, which occurred for several hours on multiple days earlier in some Phnom Penh neighbourhoods, may last until the fourth week of May, Victor […]