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  • Coal & the Energy Transition in APAC

    06 Jan 2021 Simon Hoare, Content Director from Enlit Asia
    The push towards a lower carbon future has never been higher on the agenda for Asia Pacific, observes Osamu Ono, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Mitsubishi Power APAC. With this movem ...
  • AES to sell Mong Duong 2 coal-fired plant in Vietnam

    05 Jan 2021 Power Engineering International
    This transaction is expected to close in late 2021 or early 2022, subject to customary approvals, including from the Government of Vietnam and the minority partners in Mong Duong 2. AES owns a 51% equ ...
  • Rising demand in energy across SEA leads to an energy crunch

    04 Jan 2021 Staff Reporter from Asian Power
    With rapidly growing populations and GDP, Southeast Asia has been in an "energy crunch" for 20 years, according to Clifford Chance partner in Singapore Melissa Ng. However, the countries in the region ...
  • Exclusive Interview: Frank Phuan, CEO, Sunseap Singapore

    11 Dec 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Q: Can you tell us a little bit about Sunseap? What’s the impact you’d like to have in Singapore? Sunseap Group is Singapore’s largest renewable energy (RE) provider but most people know our company a ...
  • Testing the waters for ESS deployment in Singapore

    11 Dec 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    In the first quarter of 2020, Singapore achieved its 350MWp solar target. Following this success, the island-state aims to have at least 2GWp by 2030 to power 350,000 households, which it plans to ach ...
  • Biomass in Indonesia’s energy mix

    08 Dec 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Despite biomass being a relatively new industry in the region, there is huge confidence that Southeast Asian countries will see and eventually leverage the many opportunities it offers in their goal t ...
  • Exclusive Interview: Yatin Premchand, Black & Veatch

    08 Dec 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    There’s no sense denying that things are moving a little slower than they used to. We have seen project delays, and therefore, a drop in investments in the energy industry at a national, regional, and ...
  • Mitsubishi Power to upgrade Philippines geothermal plant

    03 Dec 2020 Power Engineering International
    The subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group received the order for an upgrade to Unit 1 at the Makban Geothermal Power Plant (pictured) in Laguna. The project is scheduled for completion somet ...
  • Highlighting the potential of energy storage in ASEAN

    27 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    If there is one positive thing about COVID-19, it’s realising the feasibility of energy storage to be adopted in Southeast Asia (SEA). We had the opportunity to sit down with Achal Sondhi, APAC Market ...
  • Beyond COVID-19: Assessing impact and looking at the bright spots for the sector

    25 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Deal activities in the first half of 2020, due to COVID-19, were on a pause and pick up in the second half of the year has been slow. Daniel Mallo, Head of Energy, Infrastructure, and Metals and Minin ...
  • EGAT: Capitalising on Thailand’s gas market liberalisation

    24 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand’s (EGAT) venture into LNG is highly anticipated although industry experts from the region acknowledge that it won’t be a smooth ride. The country’s cur ...
  • Hope for a greener future – BCPG

    20 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Decongested roads, fewer vehicles, cleaner beaches, and better air quality – these are probably some of the better things we’ve seen from COVID-19. Mr Bundit Sapianchai, President and CEO of BCPG Publ ...
  • Rolls-Royce powers new Indonesia data centre

    20 Nov 2020 Power Engineering International
    Rolls-Royce has provided three MTU gas and diesel gensets to power the centre in Jakarta. The three containerised gas and diesel systems will secure the emergency power supply of the centre, comprisin ...
  • Exclusive Interview: Joerg Gmeinbauer, Global VP, Power & Utilities, Bureau Veritas

    18 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Not everyone can observe something positive out of a negative situation like a pandemic that shocked this world, but this is certainly what Joerg Gmeinbauer, Global Vice President for Power and Utilit ...
  • Australia’s Generator Compliance 101: Exclusive Interview with Peter Brown, NZ Manager, PSC

    17 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Australia has a rather long and skinny network as compared to dense and interconnected networks in Europe, which calls for a consistently unique regulatory context. Peter Brown, New Zealand General Ma ...
  • COVID-19 has opened new doors for the power sector

    17 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Beyond the physical space An unexplored arrangement for the power sector, remote working has suddenly become the new norm in operations. Prior to the pandemic, everyday operations, from training to st ...
  • Is blockchain relevant in ASEAN energy systems?

    16 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Imagine a mirror shattering into a thousand pieces yet each piece still contains the same image from the whole mirror. This is how Maria Rossbander, Strategic Marketing, Innovation, and Blockchain Exp ...
  • Looking at the future fuel mix in ASEAN

    16 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    We had the pleasure of speaking with Dr Allen Wang, Director of Gas, Power, and Energy Futures (GPE) at IHS Markit, about how the region can meet its rising demand, how it can realise the energy trans ...
  • Looking forward to hydrogen’s future in Thailand

    16 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Thailand is the first country in Southeast Asia to develop a wind hydrogen hybrid power plant. But this move is more than just jumping on the bandwagon as the Electricity Generating Authority of Thail ...
  • EGAT at a Crossroad: Exclusive Interview with Boonyanit Wongrukmit, Governor-in-waiting

    09 Nov 2020 Jessica Dogaojo, Content Manager from Enlit Asia
    Thailand’s response to the pandemic has been commendable, but its power sector has suffered nonetheless. While national energy consumption has dropped, as it has in every other country in ASEAN, this ...

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