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Makati skyline. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

BIMP-EAGA Countries Eye Electricity Trade by 2025

September 18, 2023

The Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines Power Integration Project will scale up cross-border power trade in ASEAN.
An electric bus is parked at a charging area with renewable energy sources at the background.

Renewable Energy Manufacturing in Southeast Asia Can Earn up to $100 Billion by 2030

September 13, 2023

The strategic shift to electric vehicles and clean power will not only cut emissions but also create economic opportunities.
The Nam Theun 2 hydropower plant in Lao PDR exports electricity to Thailand. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Energy Ministers Push for Expansion of ASEAN Power Grid and Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline

September 05, 2023

The planned Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–Philippines Power Integration may be the next multilateral power trading project.
A car is parked near a gas flaring facility in Brunei.

Brunei Adopts Mandatory Carbon Emission Reporting

August 16, 2023

The mandatory reporting starts this year and is in line with initiatives to enhance the transparency of the country's carbon accounting.
Firefighter flying drone with thermal camera. Photo credit: iStock/Cristian Martin

Southeast Asia Explores Frontier Technologies in Quest for Carbon Neutrality

July 20, 2023

Disruptive technologies will reshape industry, healthcare, and communications and provide urgently needed solutions to global challenges like climate change.
A wind and solar farm in the Philippines. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Can Renewable Energy Certificates Increase Clean Energy Investments in BIMP-EAGA Countries?

June 09, 2023

A grant-supported study is looking into the market potential of tradeable certificates and how countries can set up a regional system.
Transmission line towers in the Philippines. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Philippines Starts to Energize Mindanao–Visayas Interconnection

May 24, 2023

The power grid interconnection between Mindanao and Visayas is a priority infrastructure project of BIMP-EAGA.
Electric tricycle on a road along Legazpi Bay, Albay, Philippines with Mayon Volcano as background. Photo credit: ADB.

Jumpstarting the EV Market in the Philippines

March 08, 2023

Zero tariff on electric vehicles and other incentives are expected to encourage more Filipinos to opt for cleaner, greener vehicles.
Night market in Malaysia. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

USTDA Grant Supports Sarawak Energy’s Digital Transformation

January 23, 2023

The utility plans to shift to a smart grid and digital technologies in order to supply more clean energy to the state and the region through the Borneo Grid.
Barangay Katipunan, Pilar, Surigao Del Norte. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

Eight Projects Selected for Korean Funding

January 13, 2023

The BIMP-EAGA–Republic of Korea Cooperation Fund will provide grants to projects of up to $300,000 each.