Singapore to Import Electricity from Malaysia
October 2020, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry announced that Singapore plans to import electricity from Malaysia, starting with a two-year trial, with the eventual aim of enhancing the share of clean energy on the country power mix.
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ASEAN Must Act Now to Address its Energy Transition Challenges
At the recent World Economic Forum on ASEAN, I moderated a session on ASEAN's energy transition.
ASEAN is undergoing a phase of sustained economic growth and human development. Urbanisation and industrialisation … Continue Reading ››
I was a member of a delegation from the ASEAN Energy Market Integration (AEMI) Initiative invited to participate in the annual meeting of the ASEAN Power Grid Consultative Committee (APGCC) on 3rd
May 2016 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The delegation included three academics from Chulalongkorn University (Professor Suthipand Chirathivat … Continue Reading ››
The ASEAN Power Grid (APG) was identified as a “Flagship Programme” within the ASEAN Vision 2020 as early as 1997, and was a key component of the first ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) for the period 1999–2004. Progress in constructing the … Continue Reading ››
Philip participated in a brainstorming session of the ASEAN Energy Market Integration (AEMI) Group held in Bangkok, 13-15th May 2014.
The aim of this meeting was to launch the second phase of the AEMI initiative (AEMI II) which follows on from the first phase of work (AEMI I) carried … Continue Reading ››