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 »

Japan’s JGC completes 70-MW PV park in Vietnam

Posted on February 08, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Japanese engineering group JGC Corp (TYO:1963) announced on Monday that it has completed the construction of a 70-MW direct current (DC) photovoltaic (PV) plant in Vietnam. JCG, through its local subsidiary JGC Vietnam, was awarded the contract for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) works by Gia Lai Electricity JSC (GEC), an affiliate… Read more »

Power Ledger seals Japanese partnership with leading solar energy provider

Posted on January 29, 2019. Asian News.

Source: The Australian energy trading platform has penned a deal with Japanese solar energy provider, Sharing Energy. The partnership is set to promote renewable energy consumption in Japan. The press release announced that the leading provider of solar energy in Japan, has partnered with the first energy blockchain project Power Ledger. The partnership looks set to allow… Read more »