Archive | November, 2008

SRI LANKA: Presidential support for hydropower development

(EnergyAsia, December 1, Monday) — Sri Lanka’s government has targeted to develop the country’s hydro-power potential to help meet its growing energy demand. The government of President Mahinda Rajapaks has appointed a task force to study and help implement projects, as well as lend support to hydropower project developers.   The country has identified some […]

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FILMS: Interviews with Conergy, Fortis Bank, Epeus Group, Malaysia’s PTM

(EnergyAsia, November 28, Friday) — EnergyAsia recently interviewed executives from renewable energy solutions company Conergy, project management company Epeus Asia Pacific, financial institutions Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Fortis Bank and Superfund, and the Malaysian Energy Centre (PTM). These interviews were filmed and can be found on www.EnergyAsia.com. Epeus Asia Pacific, an international project management company, […]

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MALAYSIA: Prime Minister to launch Kertih Plastics Park

(EnergyAsia, November 28, Friday) — Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will launch the country’s first fully integrated plastics park to be built under the East Coast Economic Region (ECER) master plan on December 2. Sited on a 140-hectare plot, the Kertih Plastics Park (KPP) will be a hub for plastics manufacturers and service providers. […]

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BOOK: ‘Understanding Today’s Electricity Business’ provides an overview of industry’s operations

(EnergyAsia, November 27, Thursday) — ‘Understanding Today’s Electricity Business’ presents the ‘big picture’ for those who wish to understand the industry’s operations. It provides an insight into the key players, deregulation models, electricity supply systems, profit making and risk management systems. This 216-page book details the structure of the North American electricity industry and how […]

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SINGAPORE: ABF’s ‘Asia Power – Financing Power Projects’ to be held on January 20 and 21

(EnergyAsia, November 26, Wednesday) — The ‘Asia Power – Financing Power Projects’ conference will be held at the Royal Plaza hotel on Scotts in Singapore on January 20 and 21. Energy demand in Asia has reached record highs especially in major economies like China and India. The conference will discuss how the region can meet […]

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BOOK: ‘Understanding the Global LNG Business’

(EnergyAsia, November 26, Wednesday) — Thanks to growing demand around the world, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) business is poised to become a major global industry. ‘Understanding the Global LNG Business’ provides an understanding of the industry’s fundamentals in particular supply-demand issues. The 124-page book is equipped with facts, figures and illustrations to cover all […]

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BOOK: ‘Arctic Oil and Gas – Sustainability at Risk?’ analyses expanding activities in the region

(EnergyAsia, November 26, Wednesday) — ‘Arctic Oil and Gas – Sustainability at Risk?’, written by Aslaug Mikkelsen and Oluf Langhelle, analyses the expanding oil and gas activities in the Arctic from the perspective of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. The book focuses on the territories of the Arctic Rim where current and future oil […]

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BOOK: ‘Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering’

(EnergyAsia, November 25, Tuesday) — ‘Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering’ incorporates an update of some of the most recent technological advances and research developments in photovoltaics (PV) by international experts. Each chapter provides detailed information of the physics and technology for experts and includes a review of past work and the fundamentals in solar […]

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BOOK: ‘Renewables-Based Technology: Sustainability Assessment’

a compilation of information and analysis of a range of sustainability assessment methods and their uses. Sustainability is a key driving force for industries in the chemical, food, packaging, agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors, and quantitative sustainability indicators are being incorporated into company reports. This is driving the uptake of renewable resources and the adoption of […]

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BOOK: ‘Understanding Today’s Natural Gas Business’

(EnergyAsia, November 2, Monday) — ‘Understanding Today’s Natural Gas Business’, the latest addition to Enerdynamics’ line of energy business education products, looks at how the North American natural gas industry operates. The 150-page book, loaded with charts and illustrations, provides an overview of the natural gas industry in US. It examines the major players in […]

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