Metro Pacific poised to bag P22-b Payatas waste-to-energy deal

Posted on February 22, 2019. Asian News.

Source: A consortium led by Metro Pacific Investments Corp. is expected to bag a P22-billion waste-to-energy project in Payatas, Quezon City.The local government of Quezon City did not receive other offers challenging the consortium’s proposal on Feb. 4―the deadline for the submission of competing bids. The Quezon City government’s public-private partnership selection committee endorsed to… Read more »

Cambodia’s 100 MW National Solar Park project moves forward

Posted on February 22, 2019. Asian News.

Source: The Asian Development Bank, which is backing the plant, is seeking project consultants. If built, the solar park would improve the country’s limited power supply and bring technical benefits to the national grid. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is moving forward with implementation of the 100 MW National Solar Park project in Cambodia, launched in… Read more »

Solar storage powers microgrid in remote Thai village

Posted on February 18, 2019. Asian News.

Source: A remote village in the mountainous northern region of Thailand now has a reliable power supply thanks to a solar-powered microgrid, allowing the village to generate and use energy independently from the national electricity distribution network. Ban Pha Dan, 70 km south of the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai, is a small village… Read more »

Equinor and KNOC to Explore Floating Offshore Wind in South Korea

Posted on February 18, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and Equinor ASA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore the opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea. “South Korea has large potential and offers attractive opportunities within offshore wind. We are pleased to sign a MoU with KNOC to strengthen our collaboration. We look forward… Read more »

edotco deploys Hybrid Solar-Wind Turbine powered Telco Tower in Myanmar

Posted on February 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: edotco Myanmar Limited (edotco Myanmar) recently pioneered the first hybrid solar-wind turbine energy solution in the country, a home-grown innovative solution which provides complete off-grid reliability, serving as an efficient way to power up Telco towers located in areas with low accessibility to electricity. Aimed at achieving energy efficiency and reducing operating costs, the… Read more »

Cenergi SEA eyes government lighting retrofit project

Posted on February 11, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Navaratnam: Renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects account for 60% and 40% of the company’s revenue respectively. KUALA LUMPUR: The plan to retrofit 50 government buildings with energy-efficient lighting and appliances by this year is an exciting prospect for Cenergi SEA Sdn Bhd, the renewable energy company wholly owned by Khazanah Nasional Bhd. “We are… Read more »

Energy Absolute set to build EVs and lithium-ion batteries in Thailand, launch an EV charging network

Posted on February 11, 2019. Asian News.

Source: More on the electric vehicle (EV) front within the region. Over in Thailand, Energy Absolute (EA) has announced that it – and its subsidiary companies – will be implementing three EV-related projects in the Kingdom following the granting of a series of incentives from the country’s Board of Investment (BoI) last year. According to… Read more »

Indonesia’s Terregra to build another 5MW solar farm in South Australia

Posted on February 11, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Indonesia’s Terregra Renewables has announced plans to build a second 5MW solar farm in South Australia, with the Moyhall Solar Farm near Narracorte to join the previously announced Mobilong facility near Murray Bridge. Terregra said in a statement that construction would begin in March and would be finished by August. “The Moyhall Solar Farm is… Read more »

Vietnam issues updated guidelines for wind energy projects

Posted on February 08, 2019. Asian News.

Source: The Ministry of Industry and Trade in Vietnam has issued updated guidelines for onshore and offshore wind power projects in the country. Effective from 28 February 2019, Circular No 02 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (MOIT) provided updated guidelines on developing onshore and offshore wind power projects in Vietnam. Law firm… Read more »