Societe Generale to issue NT$1.6 billion green bond in Taiwan

Posted on October 11, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.asiaasset.com Societe Generale (SocGen), a Paris-based financial services provider, has became the first foreign lender to be granted approval by the Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission to issue Taiwanese dollar (NT$) denominated green bonds in the country. SocGen says in a statement on October 2 that the bonds have a total issue size of NT$1.6 billion… Read more »

Cleantech Solar to develop 1 MWp rooftop solar system for Siam Winery

Posted on October 11, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com Solar energy developer Cleantech Solar has entered a 20-year rooftop solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to develop a 1 MWp on-site rooftop solar system for Siam Winery in Thailand. Cleantech Solar will fully finance the design, installation and maintenance of the system which will be powered by 3,060 solar PV panels and is expected to generate around 26,556… Read more »

The Blue Circle: unlocking the region’s renewable energy potential

Posted on October 08, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://sea-globe.com The Blue Circle says that the time is now for Southeast Asia to embrace renewable energy as the region’s power demands grow Rising 80m into the sky, with sleek blades cutting through the air, three great monuments point the way to the future. Located in Ninh Thuan province in South Vietnam, these giant wind… Read more »

First 35-MW solar power plant inaugurated in Vietnam

Posted on October 08, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://english.thesaigontimes.vn HCMC – Gia Lai Electricity JSC (GEC), a unit of Thanh Thanh Cong (TTC) Group, opened the TTC Phong Dien solar power plant on October 5 in Phong Dien District, Thue-Thien Hue Province. This 35-megawatt solar power facility is the first such project to start commercial operation in Vietnam, local media reported. The… Read more »

Risen Energy wins 61-MW solar project deal in Vietnam

Posted on October 04, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com Just a few weeks after opening an office in Vietnam, Chinese solar module producer Risen Energy Co Ltd (SHE:300118) has signed a contract with a local firm for a 61-MW project in Ninh Thuan province. The deal was entered into with Vietnam-based company Tasco and concerns a project with a power purchase agreement (PPA)… Read more »

Philippines DOE planning to explore local geothermal potential in Davao Oriental

Posted on October 04, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://www.thinkgeoenergy.com The Philippines DOE has announced plans for studies of local geothermal potential in the province of Davao Oriental, as part of wider work on updating the country’s national database on geothermal resources. Reported earlier this week, the Philippines Department of Energy has announced plans for a study of the Mati-Lupon-Tarragona geothermal field in Davao… Read more »

Equis Bioenergy Issues Notice to Proceed on 50 MW Toyama Biomass Project

Posted on October 02, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com Equis Bioenergy, one of Asia’s largest independent developers, owners and operators of biomass projects, has issued Notice to Proceed (“NTP”) on its 50 MW biomass power plant in Toyama (the “Project”), which is located approximately 250 km north-west of Tokyo. Construction is expected to commence in Q2 2019, and the Project is scheduled to… Read more »

Energy dep’t to identify competitive areas for renewable projects

Posted on October 02, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.bworldonline.com The Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a circular that seeks to identify what it calls competitive renewable energy zones (CREZ), which will become the guide in directing the country’s power transmission development to reach areas with potential indigenous energy resources. Published during the weekend, department circular DC2018-09-0027 seeks to identify the renewable energy… Read more »

AboitizPower in talks to sell 8.8 MW Aseagas biomass plant

Posted on September 27, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://powerphilippines.com/ BOITIZ POWER CORP. IS LOOKING AT TWO INTERESTED PARTIES FOR THE SELLING OF ITS 8.8 MW BIOMASS POWER PLANT IN LIAN, BATANGAS UNDER THE BRANCH OF ASEASGAS CORP. “We’re talking to two interested parties — one local and one foreign,” said Emmanuel V. Rubio, AboitizPower Chief Operating Officer. “I’m aiming before the close of… Read more »

Black & Veatch forecasts significant growth for Asia’s renewables

Posted on September 27, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk The new leader for Black & Veatch’s international renewable energy operations is predicting significant growth in solar and wind energy projects in Asia. Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand are major markets with combined solar capacity additions expected to triple in the next five years, while wind capacity additions are expected to grow… Read more »