Cambodia and Laos have reiterated their commitments to cooperate in the energy sector, after a recent meeting between Lao PM Sonexay Siphandone and visiting Cambodian Minister of Mines and Energy Keo Rattanak in Vientiane.
The Department of Energy (DOE) is studying to connect Palawan to northern Borneo through a power transmission project, as a way to solve the province’s power woes and to enhance regional energy connectivity.
Gulf Energy Development, a Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)-listed firm, is looking forward to a 50% revenue surge, breaking past the 100 billion baht (US$3.03 billion) mark this year. This significant increase is due to the addition of electricity generation capacity and the full operation of its power plants.
THE planned Asean power grid could offer Singapore a golden opportunity to become the region’s trading hub for clean energy, as the city-state works hard to soften the potential blow on its booming petrochemical sector amid the shift from fossil fuels.
With the construction of many large power plants stalling or slowing and the dependence on imports for energy increasing, electricity shortages are possible until 2050, lawmakers fear.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ (MHI) Mitsubishi Power has begun operations at the second of four units at the 2.65GW Rayong plant, a combined-cycle, natural gas-fired power plant in Rayong province, Thailand.
MANILA, Philippines — Rates of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) are up for the second straight month this month as a result of higher generation and transmission charges. Meralco said overall electricity rate for a typical household went up by P0.4201 per kilowatt-hour to P11.8198 this month from P11.3997 per kWh in September.
Singapore could start importing two gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy annually from Indonesia within five years, in what is the Republic’s biggest effort so far to import low-carbon electricity.