Green Growth

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 ...

It’s buy or be bought as shale deals remake Permian

HOUSTON • First came the land grab, then came rapid production growth. Now, a wave of industry-consolidation could be the next big happening in the Permian ...

Cleantech flexes muscle as solar developer

The Singapore-based company taps rooftop projects with sites ranging from 200kWp all the way to 20 MWp
By HABHAJAN SINGH Singapore-based Cleantech ...

China braces for summer power crunch

Hong Kong • The world’s largest electricity producer is warning it may run short of power this summer.
Parts of China are at risk of shortages as the ...

How burying CO2 under the sea can help the climate change fight

The CCS facilities are capable of handling just 7.5% of the emissions that the world will need eliminated yearly by 2025
NEW YORK • A Cold War-era ...

Oil majors’ big legal fear is averted — for now

LONDON • Oil companies have for now managed to avoid the legal liability of paying potentially billions of dollars for protection against the impact of ...