Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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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...

Hulu Rajang might light up Kalimantan

KUCHING: Hulu Rajang parliamentary constituency is positioning itself as the ‘powerhouse’ of Sarawak with its potential combined power generation of 4540 MW (megawatt) in the next five to six years. Its MP Datuk Wilson Ugak Kumbong said with the amount...

Don’t ignore people’s grouses: Masing

KAPIT: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing was pleased to know that the Baleh Dam would be completed by 2026. Masing, who is also Infrastructure Development Minister and Baleh assemblyman, accompanied Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun...

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...

Regional projects progressing well

KUCHING: Works on 22 infrastructure projects under the Upper Rajang Development Agency (Urda) are progressing smoothly since the construction phase kick-started in the second half of last year. Regional Corridor Development Authority (Recoda) said some of the roads and bridges...

SEB opens worksite childcare centre in Bakun

BAKUN: Sarawak Energy (SEB) has set up its second Little Power Genius worksite childcare centre for the convenience of its staff with young children working at the Bakun hydroelectric plant in Belaga District. SEB’s initiative is to ease the burden of staff having...

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...

Appeasing the spirits of Ngemah’s dead heroes

Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.Peter S. Beagle, American novelist and screenwriter Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s proposal to upgrade ‘Ngemah Development Area’...

Bakun Dam now ours

The acquisition of the Bakun hydroelectric plant (HEP) from the federal government was made with Sarawak’s long-term future in mind. When Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg announced the acquisition agreement in March 2017, he remarked that with the power, the...
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