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Shell Malaysia begins upgrading its fuel stations to become greener with new energy savings measures

Shell Malaysia today announced that it had begun its journey to make its fuel stations more environmentally friendly with the introduction of its first two green retail fuel stations in the country. Shell Damansara Jaya and Shell Taman Connaught have been rated to Green Building Index (GBI) standards. The GBI is the country’s industry-recognised green […]

Indonesian steel manufacturer, Nestlé push on cooling efficiency

Indonesian steel manufacturer Ispat Indo and Nestlé Indonesia have pledged to do everything in their power to cut global warming through improving the efficiency of their cooling equipment, following recognition at the Sustainable Business Awards Indonesia. Ispat Indo won in the Best Cooling Efficiency section of the awards, organized by Global Initiatives. The new category […]

DOE closely coordinating with power suppliers as demand goes up

MANILA — The Department of Energy (DOE) assured the public of continued coordination with power industry players in view of the heightened demand for electricity during the sweltering summer season. The DOE issued the statement after the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) placed the Luzon grid on yellow alert from 11 a.m. to […]

Vietnam’s petrol, LPG import down in Q1

HANOI, April 1 (Xinhua) — Vietnam imported 2 million tons of various kinds of oil and petroleum products totaling nearly 1.2 billion U.S. dollars in the first quarter of this year, posting respective year-on-year drops of 42.6 percent and 47.6 percent, its Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Monday. Meanwhile, the country imported 349,000 […]

Vietnam’s gas station leader hedges bets with EV chargers

HANOI — Vietnam’s state-controlled Petrolimex, the top distributor of gasoline to the country’s more than 40 million motorbikes, aims to diversify operations ahead of a projected long-term slowdown in demand for the fuel. Formally called Vietnam National Petroleum Group, the company operates about 5,000 gas stations nationwide and has added locations at a pace of 70 […]

VN saves nearly 500,000 kWh during Earth Hour

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam saved 492,000kWh of electricity, equivalent to VNĐ917 million (US$39,700), for one hour on Saturday night, according to the National Power Dispatch Centre. During Earth Hour, people across the country switched off unnecessary electrical devices from 8.30-9.30pm. This year’s figure represented a slight rise against the 485,000kWh of electricity saved during […]

Cambodia agrees lease for Turkish power ship

Turkey-based 232MW rental power ship ‘Kaya Bey’ docked at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) in 2010. RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP Cambodia succeeded in negotiations to lease a 200MW Turkish power ship to meet electricity demands in Phnom Penh, amid a nearly 400MW electricity shortage nationwide, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Friday. Speaking at the 18th Government-Private Sector […]

Strong Demand for Gas to Power Generation in Cambodia

Surrounded by bigger international players from neighbouring countries, Cambodia’s potential to import LNG has always been overlooked till recently.  Announcements of interests by Russia and Indonesia to develop Cambodia’s LNG infrastructure in Cambodia depicts the immense opportunity for gas to power in Cambodia. As one of the fastest growing economy amongst other ASEAN countries, with […]

Turn renewable energy on, fossil fuel off — groups

MANILA, Philippines — Earth Hour this year should be more than just turning lights off to save on electricity and more about adopting alternative power sources, a party-list group said on Saturday. The Murang Kuryente Partylist (MKP), which is seeking a House seat for the first time, made the call as Malacañang announced it would […]

ASEAN fast becoming a renewable energy hub

Technological innovations and favourable government policies are among the four trends expected to drive Southeast Asia’s transition to renewable energy in the coming years. A report published by global auditing firm KPMG on Tuesday titled ‘The Renewable Energy Transition’ noted that while there are still 70 million ASEAN citizens without access to reliable electricity, the […]