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#TECH: Passion for climate change sparked smart energy consumption solution for buildings

BUILDINGS consume a lot of energy from the use of air-conditioners, lights and other equipment. Can these be controlled and managed for better energy consumption? This was on Saikrishnan Ranganathan’s mind when he and his business partner, Max Pagel, decided to set up SensorFlow, an energy management and smart home automation start-up. THE BEGINNING The […]

#TECH: Reduce congestion and carbon footprint with Ryde

The Ryde app will reduce congestion and carbon footprint, writes Nur Zarina Othman DO you know that in 2018, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for Malaysia were 257,840 kt (kilotonnes)? Based on data published by Knoema, an integrated global data platform, Malaysia records high CO2 emissions, with an increase from 113,853.4 kt in 1999 to 257,840 […]

$13 bn investment, 15,000 hectares of land: What will go in creating the world’s largest solar farm

Australian technology billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has recently announced that he would be investing in Singapore-based Sun Cable to create the world’s largest solar farm. Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/71472108.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

$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 […]