$2.8-bln thermal power plant completed in central Vietnam
The 1,330-megawatt Nghi Son 2 Thermal Power Plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa, which can supply electricity to over six million households, has gone on stream.
$4 bln LNG plant asking price too low: trade ministry
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is concerned the investor of a $4-billion power plant won’t be able to commit to its proposed electricity price tag. The trade ministry supports inclusion of a 3,200 MW liquefied natural gas-fired power plant in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu as part of the national power plan. […]
$500-M waste-to-energy plant proposed in Bataan
BALANGA CITY, Bataan — The provincial government announced Friday that a British banker has presented a proposal to build a 100-megawatt (MGW) power plant using solid wastes with funding of USD500 million. Vice Governor Crisanta Garcia said documentation was already ongoing for the proponent’s desire to set up the plant at the Freeport Area of […]
$5m tech centre to boost energy efficiency for SMEs to be launched by end-2019
SINGAPORE – A tech centre to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to become more energy efficient will be launched here by the end of this year, said Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources Albert Chua on Thursday (Oct 3). The Energy Efficiency Technology Centre (EETC), which will cost $5 million […]
$6 bln LNG-fired power plant planned in central Vietnam
A U.S.-Vietnamese joint venture wants to build a $6 billion liquefied natural gas-fired power plant in the central province of Thua Thien Hue.
$8 million solar bike investment unveiled
The Korea Energy Agency (KEA) has announced it is planning to invest in a project supplying electric bikes and building solar charging stations in the Kingdom. KEA, a government agency carrying out national energy policies for energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy dissemination, plans to inject 10 billion won ($8 million) in its project, local media […]
1 in 3 eligible consumers switches to electricity retailer
Nearly a third of eligible consumers have opted to buy electricity from a retailer since the Open Electricity Market was progressively launched from Nov 1, starting with households mainly in the north-west of Singapore. And the Energy Market Authority (EMA) believes this initial take-up rate will stay the same as the roll-out continues across the […]
1-MW Solar Array to cut carbon emission of TMPC plant in Laguna
Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC) inaugurated its 1-megawatt (MW) Solar Array at its assembly plant in Laguna. In a statement on Wednesday, the company said this was one of TMP’s major initiatives to minimize its carbon footprint and help mitigate the effects of climate change, based on the global Toyota Environmental Challenge (TEC) 2050. TMP […]
1,300 Villages to Receive Solar-Generated Electricity in FY2019-20
MANDALAY—Over 1,300 villages in rural areas of five regions will get access to electricity through solar power in fiscal 2019-20 as part of the National Electrification Project (NEP), according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. The ministry will team up with the Rural Development Department overseen by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation […]
10 lauded for efforts in environmental sustainability
To spur youth into talking constructively about climate change and help them understand the global developments on this front, Ms Melissa Low has been organising training workshops on such negotiations since 2018.