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Malaysia to be Carbon Neutral by 2050

The transition towards a greener economy using renewable energy sources remains at the core of Malaysia’s socio-economic development. Some interesting renewable energy related points highlighted in the document from the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP): • The government is committed to reduce up to 45% GHG emissions intensity to GDP by 2030• Malaysia will no longer… Read More

Why Companies Should Consider Rooftop Solar Energy (And Why They Shouldn’t Wait)?

Located close to the equator, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam are blessed with consistent sunshine throughout the year, which makes them ideal solar power development. It should be a ‘no-brainer’, but one of the most common questions that our clients ask is ”should we wait for solar PV module prices to decrease further before installing?”. This… Read More

Skye Renewables Opens in Vietnam

The Skye Renewables’ team continues to grow!  Wally Nguyen has joined as the Head of Vietnam, bringing his many years of solar and renewable energy experience. We are thrilled to have Wally build our efforts in Vietnam, which is a new country for Skye. This is another milestone in our efforts to help Southeast Asia… Read More

Exciting Philippines News – Our Team Expands

We are delighted to announce that Gary M Espino has joined Skye Renewables as the Head of Philippines, based out of Manilla. Gary comes with an extensive background in solar energy in Philippines, having worked on both large-scale utility and rooftop projects. Please get in touch if you would like to speak to Gary and his… Read More

Blackouts in Philippines

Recent weeks have seen the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) warn residents in certain parts of the country that the regional power grid could be on red alert from 1pm to 3 pm, which means rotating blackouts are required. This even includes part of metro-Manila! The issue is simply that there is little… Read More

To Invest or Not to Invest?

As companies respond to the realities of climate change, many are looking to green-up their operations. One direct way to do this is utilising captive solar on your operational sites – factories, offices, warehouses etc – which then provide you with 100% renewable energy. This is a great option in the high radiance (i.e. “lots… Read More

Net Energy Metering in SEA

Malaysia has done an excellent job to stimulate solar investment in the country, providing a clear regulatory regime for companies and utility-scale developers. In the commercial & industrial space, where Skye Renewables operates, clients can simply go for the self-consumption option (“Selco”) or they can apply for Net Energy Metering (“NEM”), which allows them to… Read More