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USAID earmarks $82.4M in grants to PH

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will extend to the Philippines at least $82.4 million in grants during the next five years to support projects for climate resilience, clean and efficient energy, faster internet, as well as women empowerment.

USAID launches $36 mn clean energy project in Vietnam

US ambassador Marc Knapper recently joined Vietnam’s vice minister of industry and trade Dang Hoang An and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director Ann Marie Yastishock to launch USAID’s $36 million, flagship clean energy project. US vice president Kamala Harris had announced the project during her visit to Vietnam in August 2021.

USAID launches clean energy investment scheme in Vietnam

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a US$36 million clean energy investment scheme in Vietnam. USAID launched the project as it seeks to increase private sector investment and improve operational performance in Vietnam’s energy sector.

USAID launches P1.6-billion project to promote clean energy in Philippines

MANILA — The United States through its development agency has launched a P1.6-billion project to promote use of clean energy in the Philippines.

USAID Launches Php750-Million Project to Support Climate Resilience in the Philippines

Manila, October 29, 2021—The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched on October 28 a new project to build climate resilience in the Philippines, one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries.

USD 6.7 billion in wind power investment in Vietnam at risk without COVID-19 relief

The Global Wind Energy Council (“GWEC”) and the global wind industry is calling on the Vietnamese government to postpone the FiT deadline for wind projects by at least six months as a COVID-19 relief measure for the wind sector in Vietnam.

Use of EVs in commercial setting vital

The government is being urged to promote commercial electric vehicles (EVs), especially in mass transit and the transport of goods, as part of its efforts to grow the EV ecosystem amid growing concerns over carbon dioxide emissions and PM2.5 ultra-fine dust.

Use of hydrogen touted as a solution to carbon neutrality for ASEAN

JAKARTA (April 14): Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the East Asia Summit (EAS) need to bolster the use of renewable energy sources and work for energy sufficiency, as well as clean energy transition or decarbonisation. The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Chief Operating Officer, Hachiyama Koji […]

Use of nuclear energy pushed

Alpas Pinas, which former Pangasinan representative Mark Cojuangco heads, said nuclear energy can bring down the cost of electricity and allow the entry of industries that will help the country’s economy back on its feet.

Use oil price windfall to support local firms, Petronas urged

An economist has called on Petronas to provide support to Malaysian oil and gas companies, saying global oil prices allow the company to be more liberal with its spending. Two trade groups are reported to have recently complained that the national oil company is raking in billions at the expense of oil and gas companies’ […]