Magwe aims to meet country’s power needs through solar energy

Posted on May 28, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.mmtimes.com A worker walks past solar photovoltaic cells at a solar power plant in western Ukraine.The biggest solar power plant in the country will start producing an estimated 20 megawatts of electricity next week, a senior official of the Magwe regional government said. The solar plant, on 800 acres of land between Zee Ain and Lay… Read more »

Japan switches on first new geothermal power plant in 23 years

Posted on May 28, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://reneweconomy.com.au Japan’s 46MW Wasabizawa Geothermal Power Plant began commercial operation on Monday, marking the country’s first new large-scale geothermal power station in 23 years. Located in Yuzawa city in the Japanese Akita prefecture, the Wasabizawa Geothermal Power Plant is a joint project between Electric Power Development (more commonly known as J-Power), Mitsubishi Materials Corporation,… Read more »

Formosa Taffeta goes green by awarding solar rooftop contract to a Vietnamese renewable developer

Posted on May 21, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://vietnamnews.vn Based on Formosa Taffeta sustainable development policy and the success of solar rooftop projects being developed by Indefol, Formosa Taffeta Vietnam Company started to explore further on solar rooftop energy. After 3 months of work, both sides sought agreement on technical and commercial terms. This project uses the world class technologies which is calculated… Read more »

CIP raises $700m in first close of new renewables fund

Posted on May 21, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.pv-magazine.com/ Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund, CIP New Markets Fund I K/S, will invest in renewable energy infrastructure, including solar, in countries throughout Latin America and Asia. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has reached a first close of $700 million with its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure New Markets Fund I K/S (CI NMF I), with investments… Read more »

Scatec Solar plugs in 65-MW plant in Malaysia

Posted on May 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com Oslo-based Scatec Solar ASA (OSL:SSO) said today it has hooked to the grid the 65-MW DC Jasin solar power plant in Malaysia. This facility brings Scatec Solar’s total operational capacity in the country up to 130 MW across two sites and the company has a third 65-MW solar park under completion. Each of the… Read more »

P2B biomass power plant inaugurated in Negros

Posted on May 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://news.mb.com.ph BACOLOD CITY—The Victorias Milling Company (VMC) inaugurated a 40-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant worth P2 billion in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, on Tuesday, as part of its celebration of 100 years in sugar production. The inauguration was led by VMC president Minnie Chua, VMC Chairman Wilson Young, Senators Cynthia Villar and Juan Miguel Zubiri,… Read more »

Univergy nabs EPCM deal for 50-MW PV project in Vietnam

Posted on May 06, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com Spanish-Japanese company Univergy International on Friday said it has won an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for a 50-MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Vietnam. Local developer Hoanh Son Group awarded the Owner Engineering contract to the European firm. Under its terms, Univergy’s Japanese arm (Univergy KK) will send its EPCM team… Read more »

AC Energy seeks wind power deals in Vietnam

Posted on May 06, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://business.inquirer.net The Ayala group’s AC Energy is finalizing deals for wind power projects that need to be up and running in two and a half years, following its rush to build solar power plants here. AC Energy president Eric Francia said in an interview that while talks with Vietnamese partners are still ongoing, the parties… Read more »

Thai power firm chose Pöyry for wind farm project

Posted on April 30, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://scandasia.com Pöyry, Finland’s international consulting and engineering firm, has revealed it was awared by B. Grimm Power Company, Thailand’s power producers, to work in B. Grimm Power’s latest renewable energy project, the 16MW Bo Thong Wind Farm, located in Mukdahan province, Thailand. As stated in Pöyry’s press release on April 10, 2019, the work included… Read more »

Aboitiz Power eyes Vietnam wind projects

Posted on April 30, 2019. Asian News.

Source: http://www.manilastandard.net Aboitiz Power Corp. is looking at investment opportunities in Vietnam as a part of an international expansion, an executive said Monday.‘In Vietnam, there are a few deals we are currently evaluating. They are in the RE [renewable energy] space, although we are still evaluating it. Hopefully, with patience, we’d end up doing something soon,”… Read more »