Green Growth

IWK celebrates 25th aniversary with keen eye on effluent discharge standards

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Exactly 25 years ago this month, Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) was formed to address the lack of wastewater treatment that led to ...

TNB drums up energy efficiency efforts

More efficient energy usage is possible with a change in energy consumption behaviour, which possibly necessitates a mindset shift, says Roslan
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Indonesia to set up RM1.6b geothermal risk-sharing fund

The Green Climate Fund will provide US$100m as contingency assistance to cover possible failures in exploration
JAKARTA • Indonesia is in talks with ...

Selangor rolls out Idaman Residensi apartments

Selangor is pushing ahead the rollout of affordable houses and apartments with an eye on the environment and homebuyers’ comfort.
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NY can skip RM4b Williams gas line, green group says

NEW YORK • New York can forgo The Williams Cos Inc’s US$1 billion (RM4.06 billion) natural gas pipeline expansion by instead boosting energy efficiency and ...

Bhutan is all alone in carbon-neutral nation club

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LONDON • There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees — and so little pollution — that it actually gobbles ...

Langat Sewerage Project attracts hundreds of students, lecturers

More than 550 students and lecturers from 11 universities visited the Langat project site in their quest to learn more about ...

Green building activity set to increase pace globally

New industry research shows the rapid rise in green buildings in 19 countries, underscoring value for certification systems like the LEED in the US
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Germany’s power grid overhaul will cost billions more

BERLIN • Germany’s plan for new power cable “autobahns” to take wind and solar energy from the north to the south of the country is set to cost billions ...

Offshore wind firm seeks to disrupt New England power auction

WASHINGTON • If Vineyard Wind LLC can’t participate in New England’s annual power-capacity auction, it wants to stop the event until it can.
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Treadmills that generate electricity may be headed for your gym

SportsArt is selling exercise treadmills, ellipticals and cycles that turn workouts into electricity, feeding it back into the building through an ...

Big plastic-trash plan is just a drop in the ocean

HOUSTON • With all those plastic-trash haters filling the Internet with images of garbage-choked oceans and demanding bans on everything from drinking ...