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Indonesia, Germany commemorate 25 years cooperation in renewable energy

Jakarta, Nov 21 (ANTARA News) – The Indonesian and German governments commemorate 25 years of cooperation in renewable energy through the 2018 Indonesian-German Renewable Energy Day (RE Day) Forum. “The 2018 RE Day Forum is expected to strengthen cooperation between Indonesia and Germany in the future, both at the government and business levels; and provide […]

Senoko Energy hits over 1,000 signups in first phase launch of open electricity market

They are offering two fixed price plans for 24 and 12 months. Stefano Boscaglia, Senoko Energy’s senior vice president, SME and Consumer Sales, discusses how one of Singapore’s oldest generation companies is responding to the complete rollout of Singapore’s electricity market which opened on 1 November. Boscaglia shares how customer response has fulfilled their expectations […]

Good ecosystem crucial to complement electric car initiative : MAA

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) hopes the government will give more focus on developing an environmentally-friendly ecosystem for electric car vehicles, which is one of the focal points of the automotive industry moving forward. President Datuk Aishah Ahmad said among the necessities in the ecosystem that should be built to complement […]

Incentives available to help green buildings

We thank Ms Christine Li for her commentary, “What can be done to make Singapore buildings more green?” (Nov 9). The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) engages the industry periodically to review and enhance the green buildings schemes. We will certainly take Ms Li’s suggestions into consideration when we next review our schemes. We agree […]

VN wants more investment from India: leader

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam expects Indian firms to invest more in Việt Nam, Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng said at the Việt Nam-India Business Forum held in Hà Nội on Monday. The fields expected to lure Indian investment include renewable energy, manufacturing industry, information technology and infrastructure construction, he said. Việt Nam also […]

Greenhouse gas emissions in PH rising: report

MANILA – The Philippine Climate Change Assessment Working Group 3 Report was launched on Monday during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Global Warming and Climate Change Consciousness Week in Pasay City. One of the lead authors, Rodel D. Lasco, who is also the Scientific Director of the Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change […]

SBS plots Indonesia tidal course

UK marine developer submits grid feasibility study for up to 150MW Nautilus project UK tidal developer SBS has filed a grid expansion feasibility study to Indonesian state power utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) as part of its up 150MW Nautilus project. The preliminary study, which explores the options to expand the grid on Lombok […]

Philippines’ typhoon survivors to fossil fuel firms: please listen to us

Victims of extreme weather events in the Philippines come forward in an investigation into how major carbon producers are violating human rights due to their role in driving climate change. Survivors of devastating typhoons in the Philippines have appealed to major carbon producers to respect their human rights and act on climate change. At an emotional […]

Indonesia’s Energy Subsidy Spending Far Above Target in 2018

Ahead of the legislative and presidential elections (scheduled for April 2019) the Indonesian government is unwilling to impose impopular measures. One of the side-effects is that subsidy spending has gone beyond the target that was set in the 2018 State Budget. Lets take a closer look at spending on energy subsidies in Indonesia so far […]

Vietnam, Russia aim to nearly triple trade to $10 billion by 2020

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam and Russia on Monday agreed to nearly triple bilateral trade to $10 billion (7.7 billion pounds) by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year, while expanding energy ties. Russia is Vietnam’s biggest weapons supplier and Russian companies are involved in several Vietnamese energy projects. “We have agreed to cooperate more closely and […]