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Pertamina enters construction phase of 1,760-mw steam power plant

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina, through its subsidiary PT Pertamina Power Indonesia (PPI), entered the construction phase of a gas and steam power plant, with a capacity of 1,760 megawatts (MW), in December 2018. Construction of Jawa-1 Independent Power Plant (IPP) signifies Pertamina`s efforts to support the provision of clean […]

Cambodia reaffirms commitment to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Cambodia has reaffirmed its commitment to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and express serious concern over the multi-faceted impacts of climate change. Eang Sophalleth, secretary of state with the Ministry of Environment and head of the Cambodian delegation to the UNFCCC, said this week in Poland that after the historic agreement in […]

Aboitiz Power to build $28 million battery storage

MANILA, Philippines — SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), the joint venture of SN Power of Norway and Aboitiz Power Corp., plans to construct a $28-million battery energy storage system (BESS) at its Magat hydro electric power plant (HEPP). The facility will be used to boost the company’s ancillary services and standby power supply that can […]

Laos, Thailand further cooperation, deepen friendship

Laos and Thailand will target new heights in deepening their relations as they head toward setting up a strategic partnership for growth and sustainable development. The direction of deepening relations and enhancement of bilateral cooperation was agreed on at the Third Lao-Thai Joint Cabinet Retreat (JCR) held in Vientiane yesterday co-chaired by Prime Minister Thongloun […]

Solar Energy Firm Reports Achieving Project Milestone

UGE International Ltd. (UGE:TSX.V; UGEIF:OTC) announced in a news release it recently “achieved substantial completion” of projects in each of its three key markets: the U.S., Canada and the Philippines. “When 2018 is complete, we will have installed our largest-ever annual volume of solar projects, taking our cumulative total over 380 megawatts,” Chief Operating Officer […]

Making the region’s buildings energy efficient

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) intend to reduce regional energy intensity 20 percent by 2020 and 30 percent by 2025 compared with 2005 levels. According to the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), the region is on track to reach its goals as energy intensity levels have seen a downward trajectory […]

Calls to cool down on coal

While delegates from 200 countries come together to ramp up climate action and investors worldwide call for an end to banking on coal as part of the energy mix, the Trump administration followed through with its threat to host a fossil-fuel promotional side event at the United Nations Climate Summit (COP24), currently held in the […]

Myanmar plans to sell natural gas produced from PTTEP block mainly for local use

Myanmar is planning to sell natural gas produced from PTTEP offshore block (MD-7) mainly for local use, sources said. The PTTEP, cooperating with Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), held a public talk to discuss and explain about environmental impact assessment (EIA) test with locals from Myeik on December 13. They met with locals in […]

Thailand’s PTTEP boosts gas production, reserves with contract wins

Singapore — Thailand’s energy ministry has awarded the renewed production sharing contracts for two major gas fields to PTT Exploration and Production Public Co Ltd, boosting the state-run oil company’s gas production and reserves profile at a time when the country’s output has been flagging. PTTEP’s auction wins for the Erawan and Bongkot natural gas […]

IAEA team completes Philippines infrastructure review

The INIR team included experts from Algeria, Morocco, Spain and the UK as well as IAEA staff. It reviewed the status of nuclear development using the Phase 1 criteria of the IAEA’s Milestones Approach, a phased comprehensive method to assist countries that are considering or planning their first nuclear power plant to follow a sound […]