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Institute to cultivate talent in renewable energy

Edra Power plans to set up an institute to support the development of high-quality talent and clean energy in Malaysia.

From molecules to electrons; can big oil become big power?

The International Energy Agency predicts regulatory changes to curb carbon emissions will mean demand for electricity will grow much faster than that for oil as Asia's power-hungry middle class expands.

O&G a ‘sunset industry’, time to explore other resources, senator says

Adrian Lasimbang says it is time for the authorities to look into a plan for renewable energy and sustainable development.

TNB shines with RM3.72 bil net profit

Its revenue soars to RM50.39 billion from RM15.69 billion previously on the back of higher sale of electricity.

Aramco CEO says oil industry facing ‘a crisis of perception’

Amin Nasser says that views of oil soon being replaced by renewables are not logical or factual.

China relaxes its solar subsidy programme that rattled market

Policymakers resume approving utility-scale, ground-mounted subsidised projects.

Malaysia Debt Ventures aims to tackle high default ratio on loans

The net default ratio stands at around 9%, and the company aims to bring it down to 4% this year, says its chairman.

V Sanjayan to spearhead renewable energy agenda in country

The former executive director of Asean Centre for Energy has been named Seda CEO.

Petronas sets up team for renewable energy push

This follows the firm's announcement in March that it would explore new business areas including new energy and assess opportunities in solar power.

Govt looking at renewable energy sources for electricity, says Yeo

The energy, science, technology, environment and climate change minister says the government is evaluating various sources to find the most competitive one to generate electricity.

TNB to boost renewable energy to fight escalating electricity cost

By 2030, the government hopes to increase renewable energy usage in the electricity industry from 2% to 20%.

Wind turbines contribute to climate change

Harvard researchers said that installing solar panels would have an impact of around 10 times smaller than wind turbines for the same energy generation rate.

South Africa drops nuclear, adds renewables in energy plan

The long-awaited update of the country’s Integrated Resource Plan for power sector spendings calls for the biggest increase in capacity from wind and natural gas.

Time to end fuel subsidies

Continued subsidies will only portray an artificially low cost of fuel and lead to more road congestion and carbon emission.

India slaps 25% safeguard duty on Chinese, Malaysian solar cells

The tariff, which will be applicable for two years, will be lowered to 20% for the first half of the second year and 15% for the second half.

Apple announces US$300 million China clean energy fund

Money meant to develop projects totalling 1 gigawatt of renewable energy for use in Apple's China supply chain.

Curb new nuclear plants and back renewables, UK says

The National Infrastructure Commission said moving to an electricity system powered by renewable energy sources could be the "safest bet" in the long term and be the lowest cost outcome for consumers.

Guess who also met with Pope and Big Oil? Renewables executives

In the quest to track down every oil giant and investor that attended a recent climate change meeting with Pope Francis, two non-oil-related attendees have been overlooked: some renewable energy companies.

South Australia poll offers voters a choice of clean or cheap...

The Labor party supports renewable energy, while the Liberal party supports coal.

TNB acquires 2 renewable energy companies in UK

The acquisition of GVO Wind Ltd and Bluemerang Capital Ltd marks TNB’s maiden foray into onshore wind in the UK.

Now, Sweden says it too is against palm oil ban by...

Sweden’s ambassador to Malaysia says, according to a report, that the European Union resolution discriminates against palm oil.

18 firms to take part in RM250 mil solar power project

Project is funded by groundbreaking shariah-compliant financing scheme.

Danish wind power whips up record 43% of electricity

Wind power accounts for a higher percentage of electricity generated in Denmark than in any other country.

South Korea’s nuclear reactor surge to hamper Moon’s renewable push

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's opposition to nuclear power stands in stark contrast to his country's growing dependence on nuclear energy.