Southeast Asian green recovery to get £110m boost from UK government

The UK has announced new finance at COP26 for ASEAN countries to invest in clean infrastructure, following the region’s commitment to build £5bn worth of projects

UK offers £20m for clean energy in Africa and Asia

The Energy Catalyst competition is encouraging the development of products and services that helps countries access secure, low cost and low carbon energy

Asia’s consumers demand action on plastic maritime pollution

A recent report by UNEP and FIA notes a rise in plastic waste in South-East Asia, amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Vietnam to install 1GW of wind energy by 2021

Around 327MW of onshore and offshore wind capacity has been installed so far

New deal boosts energy access in and around Singapore

An agreement has been signed to improve energy access in Singapore, South-East Asia and the Pacific. Schneider Electric, ENGIE Lab and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have agreed to boost infrastructure in off-grid areas with a series of microgrids. The joint initiative will form part of the existing Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator in Singapore (REIDS) project […]

PM to ink energy deals in south east Asia

Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to help seal energy deals during his four-day trip to south east Asia. They include geothermal power projects worth £66 million and a £400 million sewage treatment system in Jakarta. Mr Cameron, who is currently in Indonesia, is joined by 31 representatives from businesses from every region of the UK. He is also expected to visit Singapore, […]

Premier Oil plucks Encore’s £221m North Sea business

UK oil firm Premier Oil is on course to spread its reach in the North Sea after agreeing to buy Encore Oil for £221million. The buy takes Premier’s interest in the Catcher area, one of the largest discoveries in the North Sea in recent years, to 50%. The purchase could tap into an extra 17 […]