Mindanao solar power project changes hands

Posted on April 20, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://thestandard.com.ph The Philippine Competition Commission has approved the acquisition of Alterpower Specialist, Inc. of the shares of Enfinity Philippines Renewable Resources Fourth, Inc., allowing it to acquire a solar power project in Mindanao. The PCC approved the acquisition as it “does not result in substantial lessening of competition in the relevant market, considering that… Read more »

JRE completes 28.5-MW PV plant in Yamagata

Posted on April 20, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com April 19 (Renewables Now) – Japan Renewable Energy held on Wednesday a completion ceremony for a 28.5-MW photovoltaic (PV) plant in Yamagata prefecture. The Sakata Port Mega Solar Park, as it is named, was originally a 1.2-MW PV plant but has now been expanded to its current capacity, which is enough to meet the… Read more »

Univergy to develop 44.4MW solar project in Vietnam

Posted on April 19, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.pv-tech.org Univergy International has started a joint venture with Japanese company Europe Clean Energies Japan and the Vietnamese Thanh Nien Media Corporation, to develop a 44.4MW solar PV project in Dak Nong, Cu Jut district, Vietnam. The ‘Truc Son’project, to be spread across 51 hectares, was awarded to Univergy by the Popular Committee of the highland province… Read more »

Clenergy Won a Bid for 5 MW Solar Tracker in Thailand

Posted on April 19, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.altenergymag.com Clenergy’s self-developed EzTracker-M2 Solar Tracker beat all the competitors in a bid in Thailand, winning a big order of 5 MW for Clenergy. Featured with design of precision and premium quality, Clenergy’s self-developed EzTracker-M2 Solar Tracker beat all the competitors in a bid in Thailand, winning a big order of 5 MW for… Read more »

South Korean solar power companies push into Japan

Posted on April 17, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://asia.nikkei.com SEOUL — South Korean makers of solar power equipment are expanding into Japan as a step towards building a broader international presence. South Korean conglomerate LS group has teamed up with Korea Electric Power, a government-owned utility, to operate a solar farm on Japan’s northernmost main island, Hokkaido. Another conglomerate, Hanwha group, has provided equipment for… Read more »

Ayala unit putting up solar panel factory

Posted on April 17, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://business.inquirer.net Buses that harvest solar energy using Silicon Valley-designed but Philippine-manufactured solar panels thoroughfares. The Ayala group’s AC Industrials—which recently acquired San Jose, California-based solar technology company Merlin Solar—is setting up a manufacturing facility at Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc.’s hub in Laguna Technopark. Olaf Gresens, Merlin Solar president, told reporters at the sidelines of IMI’s stockholders meeting in… Read more »

Norway encouraged to invest in Indonesia`s renewable energy sector

Posted on April 16, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://en.antaranews.com Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Arcandra Tahar has encouraged Norway to invest in Indonesia`s new and renewable energy (EBT) sector. “We have to work hard to increase the share of renewable energy use at affordable prices, and we have set an ambitious target to provide 23… Read more »

GE joins push for Renewable Energy in Philippine

Posted on April 16, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://steelguru.com As part of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Philippines is now committed to reduce energy emissions by 70% by 2030. This has brought a renewed thrust to develop the nation’s renewable energy sector. Mr Jocot de Dios, CEO of GE Philippines, during the digital-industrial company’s ‘Powering the Philippines’ conference said that “With… Read more »

BNEF Reports Renewable Energy Investment Down but Developing Countries Showing Strength

Posted on April 12, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com The latest quarterly figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance show global clean energy investment at $61.1 billion in 1Q 2018, down 10 percent from teh same period last year. Solar investment fell by 19 percent to $37.4 billion, affected both by weaker activity in some markets and by lower unit prices for PV systems…. Read more »

Thai energy companies roll out expansions across Southeast Asia

Posted on April 12, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.reuters.com BANGKOK/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Thai energy companies are on a roll. The national oil and gas champion, a coal miner and power utility, upstart solar and wind companies, virtually all are expanding across Southeast Asia, applying practices and technology developed at home. Thailand is reaping the benefits of two decades of government energy policies that… Read more »