Green Growth

Solar goals stymied in India on lack of interest

NEW DELHI • India’s effort to spur its own solar power equipment industry seems to be failing, with only one company so far bidding for the nation’s tender ...

UK looks to hydrogen as source of green energy to make heat

So long as the hydrogen is made without emissions, it can be counted as clean energy
LONDON • An influential panel of lawmakers in the Parliament is ...

China builds RM14b clean energy link to cut curtailment

BEIJING • China started construction of a 22.6 billion yuan (RM13.56 billion) ultra-high voltage (UHV) electricity line to deliver renewable power from the ...

Green groups’ big win on candidates outshines drilling curb loss

DENVER • Environmental groups are finding it’s easier to get votes for candidates than for causes.
At least that’s the approach that national ...

Norway’s wealth fund balks at divesting greenhouse gas emitters

The council has called on the investor to sell 5 unidentified companies that have high levels of emissions
by BLOOMBERG OSLO • In a direct ...

Malakoff booster to MPSJ’s tree planting efforts

By TMR
Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) has planted close to 136,000 trees in the first three quarters of this year, surpassing its annual target ...

Polluting giant turns to green energy to escape carbon risk

Warsaw • Central Europe’s third-largest polluter plans to almost triple its clean-energy capacity as emission costs surge.
Tauron Polska Energia SA is ...

Tricky balancing act in competitive energy markets

For security and to protect the environment, regulators must ensure a balanced energy generation mix, an energy expert told CEPSI 2018
By HABHAJAN ...

Orangutan activists plan to buy oil palm plantation in Sumatra

Sumatran Orangutan Society is raising funds to purchase a ‘highly strategic plot of land on the edge of the Leuser forest’
by HABHAJAN SINGH / photo ...

Thai firm Gunkul to invest RM2b to boost capacity

BANGKOK • Thai renewable company Gunkul Engineering pcl plans to invest at least US$550 million (RM2.28 billion) to more than triple generating capacity ...

HSBC: Most investors are going green to make money

by BLOOMBERG / pic by MUHD AMIN HAHARUL
LONDON • Make money first, save the planet second. Those are the reasons for most investors to get into green ...

Penang woven fabrics manufacturer to decrease energy usage

Hitachi Sunway’s software will help Penfabric increase energy efficiency and enhance sustainability in its textile manufacturing processes via IoT ...