Wednesday, May 12, 2021

HEP

Baleh HEP reaches major milestone

The completion of dual diversion tunnels, river diversion and closure works marked the safe completion of the critical package of the project. KUCHING: The 1,285MW Baleh Hydroelectric Project (HEP), which is Sarawak Energy’s largest hydropower project to date, has reached...

PRS branches support RM2-mln request

KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Murum and Batang Ai branches have lauded Bakun Trust Fund (BTF) chairman Tan Sri James Jemut Masing’s move to request for an annual allocation of RM2mln to assist communities affected by the Bakun and...

Logging licences still being issued

KUCHING: The Sarawak Forest Department, in line with the state government’s policy, does not issue new long-term licences for logging activities anymore, says director Datuk Hamden Mohammad. However, short-term and annual licences were still being issued, he said, but these...

Dam crucial to securing energy capacity

BALEH HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT KUCHING: The Baleh Hydroelectric Project (HEP) is crucial to securing energy capacity needed for the development of Sarawak. Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said while there may be sufficient power for now, there is a...

Endless renewable power by 2026

BALEH: Baleh hydroelectric power project will boost energy security through its generation of endless renewable power when commissioned by 2026. This was impressed upon Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg during his visit to the project site yesterday. Sarawak...

Energy key to Sarawak’s progress, says CM

BALEH: Energy for running agricultural industries and other industries is crucial to the overall development of Sarawak’s economy, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He pointed out that with the takeover of the Bakun Hydroelectric Project (HEP)...

Dams reduce flood severity

KUCHING: Hydropower dams such as Bakun Hydroelectric Plant (HEP) mitigate the impact of heavy rainfall within upstream catchments by storing water in the reservoir, reducing the severity of floods in areas downstream. Recent studies conducted by third party consultants have...

SEB hosts Indonesian visitors

KUCHING: As part of Sarawak Energy growing regional position as a responsible energy developer, it hosted a group of 44 from the Malinau Regency, North Kalimantan (Kaltara) that came to visit Sarawak recently. The group was on a study tour to gain a first-hand...
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