Showing 8181-8190 of 9149 results

Govt speeds up power grid investments for electricity distribution in Laos

A recent report from the ministry noted that these seven projects will include two 230kV transmission lines with lengths of 86.4 km and 82 km in the provinces of Oudomxay and Bokeo, and one project in Huaphan with a length of 82 km. Another five projects are for 115kV transmission lines in the provinces of […]

Meralco to add RE projects in portfolio

“As we celebrate the World Environment Day, we announce that we are developing 1,000 MW of renewable energy projects in the next 5-7 years, joining the inexorable shift to renewable energy and the adoption of sustainable practices in everything we do,” recently appointed President and CEO Atty. Ray C. Espinosa said. “MERALCO is committed to […]

Electricity Billionaire Is Building the Tesla of Thailand

It’s the epitome of a closed circuit: the utility helping power one of Southeast Asia’s biggest cities is building electric cars, batteries and charging stations for the nascent market, and then supplying the juice to keep them all running. Thailand billionaire Somphote Ahunai envisions his Energy Absolute Pcl as a titan of EVs even though there are less than […]

World Bank Puts Myanmar’s Power Investment Needs at $2B a Year

YANGON—To sustain economic growth, Myanmar needs to invest up to US$2 billion (3.06 trillion kyats) annually in its electricity sector, according to a World Bank report released on Tuesday. In the report, “Myanmar Economic Monitor: Building Reform Momentum”, the World Bank said Myanmar’s economic growth is expected to rise to 6.5 percent in fiscal 2018-19, […]

Lao, South Korean business communities promote renewables investment

The business communities of Laos and the Republic of Korea (RoK) are keen to jointly promote the development of renewable energy in Laos. A business matching event was held in Vientiane to facilitate collaboration between Lao companies and representatives of Korean firms from RoK’s North Chungcheong province. The first Lao-Korean event on “Business Promotion for […]

Bumi Resources expects to sell 42 million tons of coal in first half

PT Bumi Resources (BUMI), Indonesia’s largest thermal coal miner, expects to close the first half of this year with coal sales of 42 million tons, or 47 percent of its full-year target of 88-90 million tons. BUMI corporate secretary Dileep Srivastava said on Tuesday that the firm had sold 20 million tons of coal in […]

Indonesian firm to export coal to Bangladesh

Bangladesh is set to import coal for the first time for a power plant as part of efforts to diversify its fuel mix in the electricity generation sector. The Bangladesh-China Power Company signed a deal with an Indonesian firm in Dhaka on Sunday to import coal for the 1,320-megawatt coal-fired Payra power plant in Patuakhali. […]

UK grants Indonesia $16.3 million for renewable energy

The United Kingdom has granted Indonesia 13 million pounds (US$16.3 million) to finance a plan to involve provincial administrations in developing renewable energy across the nation. The grant will finance the Indonesian government’s Low Carbon Development Initiative (LCDI) to improve efforts to reduce carbon emissions and help the country reap the benefits of renewable energy.

Norwegian Embassy joined Malaysia’s petroleum exhibition

Representatives from Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur led by Erlend Sannes Hadland, Deputy Head of Mission joined the 17th Asian Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition (OGA 2019) on June 18, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Organized by Malaysian Exhibition Services, Malaysia’s leading exhibition organizer, OGA 2019 is a 3-days exhibition taking place […]

Royal Group to do study on 700 MW power plant

Royal Group, Cambodia’s largest conglomerate, was granted permission last week to conduct a feasibility study on a 700-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Preah Sihanouk province. For in depth analysis of Cambodian Business, visit Capital Cambodia . Victor Jona, spokesman at the Ministry of Mines and Energy, yesterday said that permission to proceed with the study […]