Filipino-French joint venture optimistic on San Bernandino Strait tidal project

Posted on November 16, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Alena Mae S. Flores Source: San Bernardino Ocean Power Corp., a joint venture between local company H&WB Asia Pacific (Pte. Ltd.) Corp. and Sabella SAS of France, expressed optimism that it will launch the country’s first tidal project in San Bernardino Strait following the successful public consultation in October. SBOPC is a special… Read more »

BCPG keen on renewables retail market

Posted on November 16, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Wichit Chaitrong Source: BCPG Public Co Ltd, a SET100 company, has adopted an Internet of Energy strategy to facilitate its move into the retail market for renewable energy, company president and CEO Bundit Sapianchai said yesterday. Bundit said the company has so far been involved in the wholesale market but now plans to… Read more »

First ‘all-Vietnamese’ large-scale solar project gets licence

Posted on November 15, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tom Kenning Source: Vietnamese renewable energy firm SolarBK has received a licence from the People’s Committee of Da Nang City, Vietnam, for a 4.4MW solar PV project, which it claimed will be the first such plant set to be entirely implemented by Vietnamese engineers. SolarBK is the Danang project owner and will act… Read more »

Superblock seeks ‘clean’ energy customers in EEC

Posted on November 15, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Somroutai Sapsomboon Source: Superblock Plc, an alternative energy company, plans to sell electricity directly to customers in the Eastern Economic Corridor region, says its executive. Jormsup Lochaya, chairman of Superblock , said the company is negotiating to sell solar electricity to private companies in the Eastern Economic Corridor region as part of its… Read more »

QSTec, Philippines to enhance tie-up in solar power

Posted on November 14, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Officials from Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) and the Philippines’ Department of Energy (DoE) have discussed ways to enhance collaboration ties in the fields of renewable energy. QSTec chairman and CEO Dr Khalid Klefeekh al-Hajri recently met with DoE secretary Alfonso G Cusi and other officials to discuss QSTec’s maturation in the energy industry… Read more »

Mitsubishi Electric completes 2.6 MW floating plant

Posted on November 13, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: Mitsubishi Electric and Tokyo-based Sumitomo Mitsui Construction have finished building a 2.6 MW floating solar plant on a pond in western Japan. The project is located west of Osaka on the island of Shikoku, in the town of Miki, Kagawa prefecture. It is the biggest floating PV project that the… Read more »

Finland supports Vietnam clean energy

Posted on November 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Finnish companies will continue to invest in the development of Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, particularly in the conversion of waste to power, according to Finpro, the national trade promotion office of Finland. “Finland is a world leader in waste-to-energy technology, and this has proven to be a segment of singular interest to Vietnam,”… Read more »

AIIB studies proposal to finance green, renewable energy projects in M’sia

Posted on November 10, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Sulhi Azman Source: Once approved, financing from China-backed development bank could begin as early as 2018 China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is studying various proposals to provide financing for green projects, particularly in the renewable energy space, either in Malaysia or overseas but led by Malaysian firms, said its senior economist Dr… Read more »

RoK company supports renewable energy development in Vietnam

Posted on November 10, 2017. Asian News.

Source: As part of Global Corporate Social Responsibility of Korean Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA Global CSR) in 2017, GV Energy on November 8th has installed lighting systems powered by solar and wind for primary schools in Nghe An province. Accordingly, Primary No.2 Chau Khe commune, Con Cuong district, is the beneficiary of the… Read more »