Projects to create a green network, CCS hubs across ASEAN, Australia, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld
Here are some of the projects that have been announced.
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are working to implement a regional power grid with the first 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity as part of a project to Laos-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore electrical integration which should take place in 2022.
Exxon Mobil Corp is pursuing carbon capture storage (CCS) hubs across Asia and has started discussions with countries on potential storage options for carbon dioxide.
Australia-Asia PowerLink, one of the world’s largest renewable energy projects with an estimated cost of over A $ 30 billion ($ 22.39 billion), will export power from the world’s largest solar farm and battery storage facility in the world in the territory of northern Australia to Singapore from 2027..
Construction of the Australia-Asia PowerLink is expected to begin at the end of 2023, with the first supply of electricity to the city of Darwin in 2026 and the first electricity to Singapore in 2027, before reaching full capacity by the end of 2028.
Sun cable, an Australian-Singaporean company, will invest $ 2.5 billion in Indonesia as part of the Australia-Asia PowerLink project to provide Singapore with up to 15% of its energy needs.
Singapore-based Keppel Renewable Energy Pte Ltd has marked its first solar farm project after signing an agreement in December 2020 to acquire a 45% stake in Harlin Solar Pty Ltd to develop a new large-scale solar farm in Queensland, in Australia.
Gallant Venture has entered into a joint venture agreement with electricity retailer Pacificlight Power to develop a solar PV plant on the Indonesian island of Bulan and supply renewable energy to Singapore just to the north via license conditional import of 100 MW recently granted by the Singapore Energy Market Authority. .
Sembcorp Industries of Singapore and PLN Batam and PT Trisurya Mitra Bersama (Suryagen) in Indonesia have agreed to develop an integrated 1 gigawatt peak (GWp) solar and energy storage project in the Batam region of Indonesia, Bintan and Karimun (BBK).
Companies led by the Singaporean group Sunseap have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop solar power systems with a combined capacity of 7 GWp in the neighboring islands of Riau in Indonesia to provide electricity to the city- State.
Plans led by Sunseap include a previously announced 2.2 GWp floating solar farm on Batam Island, which is part of the Riau Archipelago south of Singapore.
Singapore plans to import up to 4 gigawatts (GW) of low-carbon electricity by 2035, or about 30% of its total supply to diversify supply and enhance energy security.
Utility YTL PowerSeraya has been named the electricity importer for a two-year trial to import 100 megawatts of electricity from Malaysia to Singapore from early 2022 through existing interconnections.
Singapore plans to launch standardized guidelines for renewable energy certificates, as part of efforts to decarbonize its power sector and develop a regional grid.
Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) and JTC Corporation (JTC) will launch a S $ 6 million ($ 4.46 million) tender to test renewable energy, energy storage systems and low carbon solutions on its Jurong Island.