Bangchak petrol stations installing EV charging locations and solar panels

“Currently PEA is surveying the sites of Bangchak’s petrol stations that are suitable for installing EV chargers.” This from Somchai Techavanich, Chief of Marketing and VP of Marketing at Bangchak Corporation. The group recently announced that the company is planning to install EV (electric vehicle) charging stations at its petrol stations under an MoU for […]

Government agency fixes subsidized fuels allocation for 2020

The Downstream Oil and Gas Regulatory Agency (BPH Migas) has fixed next year’s allocation of subsidized fuels at 26.87 million kiloliters (kL), up 3 percent from last year, following a meeting with House of Representatives members last week BPH Migas said in a statement on Monday that next year’s subsidized fuel allocation consisted of diesel […]

HDB aims to more than double solar capacity by 2030

Leading the charge to generate more clean energy in Singapore, the Housing Board (HDB) plans to more than double its capacity for solar power by 2030. Its new target announced yesterday means that over the next 10 years, it will have the solar capacity to power the equivalent of about 135,000 four-room flats with clean […]

to-the-point: Thai waste-to-energy plant of 4.8 MW starts ops

December 31 (Renewables Now) – A waste-to-energy plant with an installed capacity of 4.8 MW has started commercial operation in Thailand on December 27, Thai company B.Grimm Power PCL (SET:BGRIM) said in a bourse filing on Monday. The project has been developed by Progress Interchem (Thailand) Co Ltd in which B.Grimm holds a 48% stake. […]

Vestas leads the market in Vietnam with third intertidal project win

SINGAPORE, Dec. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vestas leads the market for wind energy in Vietnam with almost 200 MW of projects won in 2019 after securing a 50 MW order with Cong ty Co Phan Dau Tu Dien Gio Hoa Binh 1 (Hoa Binh 1 Company), a company owned by Phuong Anh Group. The order marks Vestas’ third intertidal project in […]

Solar mini-grid brings power to Yesagyo’s community

Parami Energy connected 1442 households to the newly-launched mini-grid mid-December with plans to expand the coverage to more than 4000 households Magway’s Yesagyo. The first phase of the solar mini-grid has a 288-kilowatt peak capacity and involves US$1.6 million of investment in total. The renewable off-grid system received 60 percent of capital cost funding from […]

Singapore start-ups help clients cut carbon emissions

As  the number of people recognising the urgency of the climate crisis grows, so too does the clamour for green energy solutions – a cry which did not go unnoticed by the organisers of this year’s Singapore International Energy Week. One of the themes discussed at the four-day event last month was how to manage the […]

Singapore’s Nexif Energy buys 94% stake in hydropower projects in Vietnam

Located in the Khanh Hoa province with a total capacity of 49MW, they will provide enough electricity to power 74,000 households. Singapore-based Nexif Energy has bought a 94% stake in Song Giang Hydropower, a company that owns two hydropower projects in Vietnam. They include the 37MW Song Giang 2 project, which has been operating since December […]