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Swedish embassy Thailand visited temple recycling plastic bottles into monk ropes

The Swedish Embassy’s Green Group in Thailand visited Chak Daeng temple on 19th December 2019, to learn from and get inspired by their efforts to tackle plastic waste in their community. The temple integrates Bhuddist Dharma practice with environmental awareness by recycling plastic bottles to make monastic robes. The bottles are sorted, cleaned, and then…

Danish Vestas chosen to enhance wind farm in northern Norway

Vestas has received a 38MW turbine order from the utility Finnmark Kraft for the repowering of Havoygavlen wind farm on the island of Havoy in northern Norway. Egon Leonhardsen Finnmark Kraft chief executive said: “After many years of operation at Havoygavlen, we look forward to developing a new wind farm, where we use an area…

Danish environmental minister visited China from 25-29 November to discussed green solutions and strengthen bilateral relationships

The Danish Environment Minister’s five-day trip in China aimed to create opportunities and exchange knowledge and ideas, includes meeting with public sectors from local ecology and environment bureaus and a visit to a technology company that provides environmental services in Shenzhen. The Minister started off her visit by meeting with her counterpart from Chinese Ministry…

The Danish Vestas customised wind project in tidal zone Vietnam

The Danish wind Systems manufacturer Vestas has developed a customised solution for the 50MW Dong Hai 1 wind project in Bac Lieu province in Vietnam. The area is at high tide submerged and dry in low tide. The Danish manufacturer will deliver the solution to local EPC construction contractor Bac Phuong JSC at the project…

Finland signed MOU to build carbon neutral municipalities in Vietnam

Finnish Ministry of the Environment’s Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Institute of Natural Resources and Environment Training on the building of carbon neutral municipalities (HINKU) and held a consultation seminar on the project, in Hanoi on 16th December 2019 Finnish Ambassador to Vietnam said at…

Finnish ambassador discussed possibilities in green development with Vietnam

Secretary of the party committee, Mr. Lu Van Hung hosted a reception with the Finnish ambassador to Vietnam, to discuss possibilities of cooperation from Finnish firms in socio-economic development planning, e-government building, smart city, and green and renewable energy developing, on 11 December 2019. According to Vietnamese press reports, Mr. Hung said that the province…

Danish government cooperates with Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas emission

The government of Denmark has established a cooperation with Indonesian’s  Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in developing renewable energy resources in the provinces of South Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, Gorontalo and Riau. The collaboration was marked by the provision of Danish recommendations to Indonesia through the Regional Energy Outlook. On 5th December 2019, the partnership…

Can the Cement Industry Help Reduce Marine Plastic Waste?

Research at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) suggests that using plastic waste as a fuel additive in the cement industry can help with a substantial reduction in marine plastic pollution in Thailand. Instead of converting plastic into electricity, AIT researchers estimated the potential of converting plastic into heat. While the efficiency of converting plastic…

Finns soft-launch Waste-To-Value Centre in Singapore

On 14 November, initiated by Finnish experts and with support from the Embassy of Finland, a Waste-To-Value Centre was soft-launched in Singapore, with Ms Katri Kulmuni, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Affairs, Finland in attendance. The Waste-To-Value-Centre was inaugurated in connection with a seminar at Nanyang Technological University, whose Nanyang Environment & Water…