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Great Wall Motors starts selling Haval H6 hybrid electric vehicles in Thailand in overseas expansion drive

Great Wall Motors, China’s largest maker of SUVs, plans to deliver its first locally-built Haval H6s in Thailand later this month, marking another milestone in its global expansion drive.

Energy trilemma — ongoing challenge for power supply industry

THE energy trilemma, which is a challenge to balance environmental sustainability, energy security and energy equity, has been the ongoing challenge for the electricity supply industry, as moves to implement renewable energy (RE) should take those aspects into consideration.

Singapore finance minister says city-state could become a regional hub for green finance

SINGAPORE — Singapore plans to invest more in building a new green economy, according to the city-state’s Finance Minister Lawrence Wong. The climate emergency poses an existential threat but also provides new opportunities around sustainability, Wong told Martin Soong as part of the virtual CNBC Evolve Global Summit.

Sembcorp on prowl for renewable projects acquisitions in India

Singapore-based Sembcorp is looking at acquisitions of solar and wind energy projects in Indiaas it chases a strategic goal to shift its portfolio from brown to green by quadrupling renewableenergy capacity. Sembcorp, which has invested about Singapore dollar 6.5 billion (about Rs 35,000 crore) in electricity-generating projects in India, is open to buying under-construction as […]

Mitsubishi to invest in 600-MW Laos wind project

June 16 (Renewables Now) – Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp (TYO:8058) will invest in a 600-MW onshore wind farm project in Laos that will supply electricity to Vietnam.

Myanmar military’s solar push unlikely to attract foreign investments: Fitch

DESPITE attempts from Myanmar’s military to rejuvenate foreign direct investments (FDI), a report from Fitch Solutions said these will likely hit roadblocks due to sanctions on military-linked businesses and political instability.

Crackdown on illegal gold mining to be stepped up

The government is on the alert to crack down on illegal gold mining activities as the country’s first commercial gold mining is set to start operations this month.

Royal Group to dredge sand

Local conglomerate Royal Group of Companies Ltd has received in-principle approval from the government to dredge sand in the Prek Sre Ambel River in northern Koh Kong province to fill some of the areas in the company’s Botum Sakor Special Economic Zone development project and 700MW coal-fired power station.

Brunei hosts regional virtual meeting

As the 2021 ASEAN Chair, Brunei Darussalam is hosting the 39th Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) and its associated meetings at the International Convention Centre, which began yesterday via virtual platform and will run until Thursday.

Korea shares experience of electric vehicles and renewable energy with Thailand

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is supporting South-East Asian countries in combatting climate change through policy consultation and capacity building in the areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency.