The Australia-ASEAN Power Link may be the most ambitious renewable energy project underway anywhere.
‘World’s largest solar farm’ near tiny NT town could help power Singapore via 4,500km undersea cable
‘Major project’ status from the federal government will help the approval process for the $22 billion Australian ASEAN Power Link using high-volume direct current (HVDC) technology.
The University of Queensland has become one of Australia’s first universities to successfully make the switch to 100 per cent renewables, following the official opening of the 64MW Warwick solar farm.
This project was motivated by issues such as global warming, the need to enhance renewable energy technology, the high cost of geothermal exploration & development, and more.
While deeply rooted in oil and gas, energy relations between the Gulf and Indonesia are increasingly moving toward renewables such as solar.
Two AIC Associate Fellows have helped bring viable seaweed-sourced bio-ethanol closer by demonstrating the benefits of two new pre-treatment methods.
Even though Indonesia has abundant solar energy, state power firm PLN, currently the only electricity supplier, can’t tap into it right away as it is bound by contracts it has signed with various power plant operators.
Activists are warning the government to steer clear of building nuclear power plants, citing safety concerns and urging Indonesia to focus on renewable energy instead.
Demand for electricity in ASEAN has an average growth rate of six percent annually. It is among the fastest in the world, while renewable energy only meets 15 percent of its demand.
Sun Cable could profit from letting other projects export electricity to Asia through shared-cost use of its infrastructure, encouraging future renewable energy exports, especially to energy-hungry ASEAN nations.
The government has targeted to complete the construction of eight dams under the National Strategic Program in 2020 at several food production centers, the Public Works and Public Housing Ministry stated.
Minister Luhut Pandjaitan has shared a story of his enlightenment that maybe Indonesia, after all, needs to have nuclear power.
As well as bursting at its seams, the city is sinking. Two-fifths of Jakarta lies below sea level and parts are dropping at a rate of 20 centimeters (8 inches) a year.
GrabCar Elektrik will be made available with the deployment of 50 Hyundai Ioniq EV cars, with a pilot service at Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Geophysical Engineering Department students have published a scientific paper that discusses the importance of the geophysical approach in disaster management.
Given the target of 99% of the population having access to electricity by 2030, the country must improve the sector’s resilience to climate crisis.