Thailand’s Biggest Solar Firm Plans $1.76b in Vietnam Wind Projects

Posted on February 12, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Chayut Setboonsarng and Wirat Buranakanokthanasan Source: jakartaglobe.id Thailand’s largest solar energy company, Superblock, plans to invest 56 billion baht ($1.76 billion) to install 700 megawatts (MW) of wind farms in Vietnam, the company’s Chairman Jormsup Lochaya told Reuters on Friday (09/02). The first phase of the investment will cost 20.7 billion baht and consist… Read more »

AC Energy seeks partner for new project in Vietnam

Posted on February 12, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Lenie Lectura Source: businessmirror.com.ph AC Energy Holdings, Inc. is in talks with another potential partner for a possible solar power venture in Vietnam. “There’s another partner; it’s another project. The potential could be another 300 megawatts (MW),” said AC Energy senior Vice President for External Affairs Don Mario Dia. Dia added that the partnership… Read more »

Hoi An to launch solar electricity system

Posted on February 09, 2018. Asian News.

Source: vietnambreakingnews.com The launch takes place on the occasion of the fifth twinning anniversary between Hoi An and Germany’s Wernigerode city. The project had a total investment of EUR 145,000, of which 90 percent came from the German government.   Under the project, solar panels are installed in the Song Hoai square, capable of producing… Read more »

ACC completes 5.2-MW solar plant for Danone in China

Posted on February 09, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Veselina Petrova Source: renewablesnow.com Asia Clean Capital Ltd (ACC) on Monday said it has completed a 5.2-MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant for Danone China Food & Beverage’s factory in Xi’an Province. This is the second rooftop solar system that ACC installs for Danone (EPA:BN). In October 2017, it switched on a PV system on… Read more »

Indonesia revokes 32 rules to boost investment climate

Posted on February 08, 2018. Asian News.

Source: nationmultimedia.com THE ENERGY and Mineral Resources Ministry has revoked 32 regulations, whether in the form of ministerial regulations or ministerial decrees, in a move that is expected to streamline bureaucracy and improve the country’s investment climate. Of the 32 revoked regulations, 11 come from the ministry’s Directorate General of Oil and Gas, seven come… Read more »

PH firm eyes another solar project in Vietnam

Posted on February 08, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Jed Macapagal Source: malaya.com.ph Ayala-led power generation firm AC Energy hopes to break ground for more solar power projects in Vietnam this year on top of the 30 megawatts (MW) project that was started last month. “In Vietnam, we’re hopeful that we will break ground on much more than 30 MW this year. It… Read more »

Minbu solar power plant construction begins

Posted on February 07, 2018. Asian News.

Source: elevenmyanmar.com The Ministry of Electric Power and Energy has begun constructing the 170MW Minbu solar power plant in Magway Region. Upon completion, it will generate 350 Million Kilowatt Hours yearly and supply power to 210,000 households, a source at the Ministry of Electric Power and Energy said. GEO (Myanmar) Co Ltd is now implementing… Read more »

OCI signs $1bn polysilicon supply contract with Longi Solar

Posted on February 07, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Moon Ji-woong and Minu Kim Source: pulsenews.co.kr South Korea’s chemical and green energy company OCI Co. said on Monday that it has signed a $1 billion long-term contract to supply its polysilicon to Longi Solar, a Chinese manufacturer of high performance solar cells and modules. Longi Solar has a plan to expand its solar… Read more »

Thailand’s biggest wind power generator plans solar, hydro expansion

Posted on February 06, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Chayut Setboonsarng, Panu Wongcha-um Source: reuters.com Thailand’s biggest wind power generator, Wind Energy Holdings (WEH), plans to invest into other sources of electricity including solar, hydro and biomass to back up its capacity, its chief executive told Reuters in an interview. Thailand has emerged as Southeast Asia’s leading developer of renewable electricity, with providers… Read more »

China Everbright Intl gets ADB loan for waste-to-energy in Vietnam

Posted on February 06, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Plamena Tisheva Source: renewablesnow.com The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a loan of USD 100 million (EUR 81m) to China Everbright International Ltd (HKG:0257), or CEIL, for a series of waste-to-energy projects in Vietnam. Under the loan agreement, signed on Friday, the financing will support the construction and operation of waste-to-energy plants in… Read more »