Reservoir Link secures two solar rooftop projects
Reservoir Link Energy Bhd has secured letters of award (LoAs) to develop two solar rooftops. In a bourse filing on Tuesday (June 7), the company said it had received an LoA from Osram Opto Semiconductors (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd to develop solar rooftops in Kulim.
Philippine government expert urges adoption of small nuclear reactors
Carlo Arcilla, director of the Department of Science and Technology, said the advanced nuclear reactors could provide the country with continuous energy with zero pollution. As the incoming administration of President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. considers the inclusion of nuclear power in the country’s energy mix, the government’s nuclear science chief is pushing for the adoption […]
Marcos tackles food security, climate change with European envoys
Food security, climate change, and renewable energy were among the topics discussed by President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos with ambassadors from Spain, Morocco, and Germany during separate meetings on Tuesday morning.
Biden to exempt tariffs on solar panels from Thailand for 24 months
US President Joe Biden will issue a proclamation on Monday that will allow solar panels to be imported to the United States from Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam without risk of tariffs for a 24-month period, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Indonesia needs clear policies on nuclear energy development: BRIN
Indonesia’s nuclear energy development plans will need to be supported with the drafting of policies and clear guidelines, the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) has said.
Vietnam leads transition to clean energy in South-East Asia, says The Economist
Vietnam is leading the transition to clean energy in South-East Asia and is a bright spot on an otherwise soot-black map, according to an article published recently on The Economist. In the four years to 2021, the portion of electricity generated by solar in Vietnam increased from practically nothing to nearly 11 per cent, the […]
Myanmar energy crisis deepens as power plant investors balk
As Myanmar braces for its crippling power and economic crises to intensify, there are fears the military regime will get tough with investors and push ahead with controversial energy projects. Military authorities in March were forced to impose countrywide power cut schedules, according to leaked documents reported by Burmese media Khit Thit. But acute shortages […]
Solar net-metered community launched in Cavite
Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) chairperson Agnes Devanadera led the launching of the Philippines’ first solar net-metered community here at Via Verde in Barangay Cabuco, on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
Garment factories urged to switch to solar power by EuroCham
The European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Cambodia recently called for quicker adoption of renewable energy and rooftop solar panels by garment firms to raise their competitiveness.
Indonesia to Temporarily Suspend Renewable Energy Exports
The government is set to temporarily suspend exports of new and renewable energy, saying it is needed to prioritize domestic demands as the national clean energy mix for electricity is still at 11.7 percent.