JinkoSolar serves rising sun

Posted on June 23, 2017. Asian News.

Source: renews.biz JinkoSolar is to supply solar modules to the 38.4MW Tomakomai photovoltaic project being developed by Fuji Electric in Japan. The project, which will be located on the southern Japanese island of Hokkaido, also includes a 10 megawatt-hour energy storage system to help adjust to variable loads. JinkoSolar will deliver the modules between July to… Read more »

Look to the sky for SE Asia’s energy future, says Thai solar pioneer

Posted on June 22, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Thin Lei Win Source: reuters.com When Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern was looking for loans to build a solar farm in 2009, bank after bank rejected her. They cited her lack of experience in running commercial solar projects, even though she had spent years installing off-grid systems across Thailand. Her new project was a first for… Read more »

EU & Vietnam sign joint declaration on sustainable energy cooperation

Posted on June 22, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Luong Nhi Source: vneconomictimes.com As a side event at the launch of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group, a joint declaration on reinforced cooperation in the field of sustainable energy was signed between Vietnam and the European Union, together with Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Spain, and the UK, on June… Read more »

More renewable energy projects licensed

Posted on June 21, 2017. Asian News.

Source: english.vov.vn The Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee has accepted commitments from 20 investors to invest in the renewable energy sector in the province. This is a part of the province’s plan to become a large energy center of the country in the next few years. These include a commitment to build three wind and… Read more »

US$25 million 1.5-MW tidal in-stream energy conversion project planned in Philippines

Posted on June 21, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Gregory B. Poindexter  Source: hydroworld.com San Bernardino Ocean Power Co. announced last week it has received approval from the Philippines Department of Energy to develop a 1.5-MW tidal in-stream energy conversion project at Capul Island in the Philippines, at an estimated cost of US$25 million. An exact start date for construction is not immediately available,… Read more »

MRC Allied diversifies into energy with 1,000-MW target

Posted on June 20, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Victor V. Saulon Source: bworldonline.com MRC Allied President Gladys N. Nalda said now is the “perfect time” to venture into the energy sector because of the rising demand for electricity, increasing target of renewable energy (RE) capacity and the opportunity to buy existing power plants. “In line with our vision to be one of… Read more »

TTC to invest $1 billion on 1 GW in Vietnam — reports

Posted on June 20, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: pv-magazine.com The Ho Chi Minh City-based industrial group is willing to provide up to 30% of the necessary investment, according to Bloomberg and local media outlets. It said recently introduced policies to support PV development have finally brought development costs to a level that can compete with the construction of coal-fired… Read more »

KNM’s Thai energy venture to bear fruit by July

Posted on June 19, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Adam Aziz Source: theedgemarkets.com KNM Group Bhd, whose share price hit an all-time low of 27 sen last week, said it will finally see the first contribution from its renewal energy foray into Thailand by July. Having projected 5% of its top line to come from the first phase of the Thai operation by… Read more »

Solar PV rooftops to help meet energy targets

Posted on June 19, 2017. Asian News.

Source: english.vietnamnet.vn Net-metering is a system in which solar panels or other renewable energy generators are connected to a public-utility power grid and surplus power is transferred onto the grid, allowing customers to offset the cost of power drawn from the utility. It also allows consumers who generate some or all of their own electricity… Read more »