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National power development plan VIII targets drastic CO2 emissions reduction

The latest draft National Power Development Plan for the 2021 – 2030 period, with a vision to 2045 (PDP VIII) has made drastic reduction of CO2 emissions with no new coal-fired power plants to be built in the planning period, and with the switch from coal and natural gas to biomass, ammonia, and hydrogen, according […]

Rising interest in electric vehicles in Malaysia

Electric vehicles (EVs) are trending, with many on social media posting photos and talking about their happiness and pride at owning one. According to Malaysian Electric Vehicle Owners Club (MyEVOC) president, Datuk Shahrol Halmi, there are an estimated 500 EVs on the road today, with more people intending to buy one for several reasons.

Call for joint effort to prioritise water, energy, environmental preservation

The government is looking to provide safe access to clean water and adequate sanitation systems to 98 per cent of Malaysians living in rural areas with the help of other stakeholders and the establishment of an Integrated Centre for Water Data, Research and Development.

G20 plays strategic role in boosting Indonesia’s renewable energy

The Indonesian government can benefit from its G20 presidency to increase domestic renewable energy capacity in order to achieve the net emission target in 2060 or sooner. The topic of energy transition proposed by Indonesia offers a strategic opportunity to the country to build communication with leaders of other countries regarding the future of clean […]

Vietnam builds master plan to cut air pollution

Vietnam will implement a plan to eliminate fossil-fuel vehicles, tighten emission control and add more green spaces to urban areas. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Wednesday approved the National Strategy for Environmental Protection to 2030 with a vision until 2050, in which the government sets targets to prevent the increasing trend of environmental pollution, […]

EV Primus optimistic on outlook for electric vehicles

EV Primus Co, the distributor of China’s second largest automaker DFSK (Dongfeng), expects a bustling electric vehicle (EV) industry in Thailand as more Chinese car companies enter the market following the launch of the government’s EV incentive package.

Singapore yard Keppel terminates contracts, keeps rigs

Singapore yard Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) is terminating jack-up rig construction contracts signed with an affiliate of Clearwater Capital Partners, and Fecon International, in October 2013 and February 2014, respectively. Significantly, the yard will keep the drilling units and is exploring the sale and charter of the rigs.

Why Singapore needs to import electricity and other energy questions answered

Most of us don’t think about how and where our electricity comes from when we flick a switch in our home. Behind the scenes, however, Singapore is making major moves to use greener power sources as it transforms the energy sector.

Power distributors gear for Election Day

Electricity distributors nationwide have stepped up preparations for the May 9 elections to ensure adequate and reliable power supply in rural and far-flung areas.

TotalEnergies teams up with Japan’s ENEOS on solar power in Asia

France’s TotalEnergies and Japanese energy group ENEOS Holdings said that they will team up to sell electricity generated from solar power to Asian businesses.