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Clean Energy News

25 January 2023

While the Energy Regulatory Commission eased the power pricing hike for firms, there are limits to how much the group can do as it tries to balance rates and costs.  

The journey from fossil fuel dependence to renewable energy sources for Asian countries is a slow and cumbersome logistical process. Civil societies are demanding greater transparency and accountability in implementing just transition initiatives. 

16 January 2023

In order to achieve its net-zero emissions target by 2050 and to meet other countries' commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement, Malaysia must provide foreign investors with a clear plan outlining how it will deal with its carbon emissions. 

9 January 2023

Southeast Asia's demand for electricity is expected to soar in the coming decades, creating a huge opportunity for European companies that specialize in burning trash to produce power. However, there are concerns over environmental damage brought on by this process. 

9 January 2023

Although South Asia has seen impressive macroeconomic growth, the region is plagued by numerous challenges that make the transition to renewable energy difficult. Among these challenges are high energy prices and an inability to meet demand, insufficient funding for sustainable energy programs, and a lack of access to reliable and clean sources of energy in rural areas. 

3 January 2023

Increased efforts to decarbonize public transportation systems are underway in Southeast Asian countries. Due to the increasing prices of diesel and gasoline since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the use of renewable energy increases significantly in Southeast Asia. Further lowering the cost of electricity compared to other energy sources, and the shift to electric in public transportation system advances further, decarbonization may dramatically accelerate across the region.  

30 November 2022

Malaysia could save as much as US$250 billion on its cumulative energy system if it aligned its decarbonisation efforts with a 1.5 degrees Celsius scenario, making for a “compelling cost argument”, according to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

29 November 2022

A new bill that seeks to penalise companies that emit greenhouse gases above the allowable level is being proposed by members of congress who attended the Conference of Parties (COP27) in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt last week.

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