Hitachi Energy Achieves 100% Fossil-free Electricity in Own Operations

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jan 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy today announced that it has achieved the first-step target set out in its Sustainability 2030(1) plan – the use of 100% fossil-free electricity in its own operations(2). The company is driving towards being carbon-neutral in its own operations by 2030(3), in line […]

Genetec Delivers Its Best Quarter to Date

BANGI, Malaysia, Jan 26, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Technology leader in providing fully customised, intelligent manufacturing automation solutions, Genetec Technology Berhad announced their best financial quarter to date for their third quarter ended 31 December 2021 (Q3FY2022). The Company recorded a 2,350% growth on their quarter on quarter (QoQ) profit after tax […]

Philippine offshore wind industry potential capacity seen at 3 GW

THE Philippines’ offshore wind power potential has been estimated at least 3 gigawatts (GW), which could make wind a significant component of its clean energy transition, an independent renewable energy strategic consultancy said. The UK’s BVG Associates (BVGA) said in its Offshore Wind Road Map study said the 3 GW threshold for offshore wind (OSW) could be […]

Solon urges gov’t to add options for underground cables to avoid blackouts in disasters

A party-list representative is urging the government to include underground cables as part of its disaster resiliency plan, to prevent massive blackouts during calamities like typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette R. Herrera-Dy is appealing to the energy agencies and private sectors to team up to establish underground electric cables and scalable […]

MHI Thermal Systems Receives “The Energy Conservation Center, Japan Chairman’s Award” at the 2021 Energy Conservation Grand Prize

TOKYO, Dec 23, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has won the Energy Conservation Center, Japan Chairman’s Award in “Best Practice Category” at the 2021 Energy Conservation Grand Prize sponsored by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ), […]

Gov’t orders price freeze on LPG, kerosene in areas under state of calamity 

THE ENERGY department has imposed a price freeze on household liquified petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene in areas that have declared a state of calamity after typhoon Odette, with international name Rai, left extensive damage in parts of the Philippines.    As of Dec.18, five local government units have made the calamity declaration. These are: Jose Panganiban town in Camariñes Norte, Cebu province along with the independent city of Cebu, Bohol […]

BayWa r.e. Wins Solar Company of the Year (Distributor) Award at the Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards 2021

MANILA, Dec 17, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor, BayWa r.e., was named 2021 Solar Company of the Year in the ‘Distributor’ category at the Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards 2021. Winners of the awards were assessed by a panel of judges via a transparent, research-backed […]

BayWa r.e. Wins Solar Company of the Year (Distributor) Award at the Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards 2021

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, Dec 17, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor, BayWa r.e., was named 2021 Solar Company of the Year in the ‘Distributor’ category at the Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards 2021. Winners of the awards were assessed by a panel of judges via a transparent, […]

Mitsubishi Corporation and Lawson to Supply Lawson Stores with Renewable Energy Through Off-site PPA

TOKYO, Dec 13, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Lawson, Inc. (Lawson) are pleased to announce a new collaboration in the supply of renewable energy to Lawson convenience stores. Details are explained below. Lawson will use renewables to power approximately 3,600 of its stores in the Kanto-Koshin District and the […]

Hitachi Energy Partners with National Grid on World’s First Replacement of SF6 in Existing High-voltage Equipment

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Dec 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy and National Grid have successfully energized a pilot project replacing SF6 in installed high-voltage gas-insulated lines with an eco-efficient fluoronitrile based gas mixture. This retrofill solution, in Richborough, UK is part of Hitachi Energy’s EconiQTM(1) portfolio which is designed to deliver a […]

DoE soliciting comment on policy paper governing WTE biomass industry

THE Department of Energy (DoE) said it is circulating for comment a final draft of a circular laying down its policies for developing waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities using biomass as feedstock. The proposed circular outlines its support measures for developers, including priority treatment in approving eligible plants as authorized by Department Circular No. 2015-03-0001. Electric companies […]

Banks expect to keep lending to coal-fired power projects

Banks expect to continue lending to coal-fired power projects as the Philippines shifts to cleaner and renewable energy sources by 2040, pending developments in an Asian Development Bank (ADB) program funding the energy transition, a senior banker said. “There’s a current initiative from the (ADB) for the energy transition. That’s something that the banks haven’t […]