Woodside Petroleum (WPL.AX) is working with units of Keppel Corp (KPLM.SI) and Osaka Gas Co (9532.T) to study a long-term supply of liquid hydrogen from Western Australia to Singapore and potentially Japan, the companies said on Wednesday.
The energy transition will have particularly interesting implications for Asean. As a rapidly developing region, growth in electricity demand has averaged around 6% per year. With fossil fuels expected to continue dominating Asean’s future energy mix, the region is projected to become increasingly dependent on energy imports to meet future demand (in the case of […]
INTERVIEW: Singapore’s Climate Impact X to hold new carbon auctions, launch standardized contracts in 2022
Singapore-based carbon exchange Climate Impact X or CIX plans to conduct new auctions for carbon credits in early 2022, followed by the launch of standardized carbon contracts, CEO Mikkel Larsen said in an interview.
Indonesia is launching a program to make the country’s ports more environmentally friendly in an effort to reduce its carbon emissions and protect the marine ecosystem.
The Indonesian government estimates that total investment of up to $1,043 billion will be needed to develop new power plants fuelled by renewable energy to achieve its goal of carbon neutrality by 2060. The Southeast Asian nation is currently heavily reliant on coal for power generation.
Energy Minister Arifin Tasrif estimates it would require US$187 billion of investment in the upstream oil and gas in order to achieve the target of increasing production in 2030. The figure is around IDR 2,700 trillion, assuming an exchange rate of IDR 14,379 per US dollar.
If you’ve ever touched one of your window panes in the depths of winter, you’ll know how cold they can be. Equally, in summer, south-facing windows radiate heat into our homes, creating a greenhouse effect that can be stifling.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said that he expects the green industrial area in North Kalimantan to become the largest in the world once it is expanded to 30 thousand hectares. The industrial area was originally planned to be developed on 13 thousand hectares of land.
The COP26 summit that ended early last month in Glasgow agreed on reducing the use of coal in coming years in a phased manner. This clearly seems to be the right thing to do with several countries finally finding a common voice in saving the planet.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has committed 30 million USD to the construction of a waste-to-energy plant in the northern province of Bac Ninh as part of support for Vietnam to help it reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.