Caritas Philippines lights up poor communities with renewable energy

Posted on August 06, 2018. Asian News.

Source: cruxnow.com The social action arm of the Philippine Catholic bishops’ conference is doubling efforts to promote the use of renewable energy to light up poor communities around the country. Caritas Philippines has partnered with a local solar power system provider to accelerate the country’s transition to renewable energy and to facilitate the “eradication of… Read more »

Supreme Energy kick-starts development of Rantau Dedap geothermal project

Posted on August 06, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: thinkgeoenergy.com PT Supreme Energy has started drilling of production wells for the Rantau Dedap geothermal project in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The 220 MW geothermal project is developed in a joint venture between Supreme Energy, Engie, Marubei Corp. and Tohoku Electric Power Co. In a ceremony yesterday, Indonesian Supreme Energy inaugurated the… Read more »

Indonesia to make biodiesel use compulsory from September 1: official

Posted on August 03, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Bernadette Christina Munthe Source: reuters.com Indonesia aims to make the use of biodiesel blended fuels compulsory for all vehicles and heavy machinery from Sept. 1, Renewable Energy Director General Rida Mulyana said on Wednesday, amid efforts to reduce the current account deficit in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. President Joko Widodo in a cabinet meeting… Read more »

Poyry gets owner’s engineer task at 340-MW wind project in Vietnam

Posted on August 03, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Veselina Petrova Source: renewablesnow.com Finnish consulting and engineering firm Poyry Plc (HEL:POY1V) has been selected as owner’s engineer for а 340-MW wind project in Vietnam, it said on Thursday. The contract was awarded by Thailand-based electricity producer Super Energy Corporation Public Co Ltd and was registered in Poyry’s the Energy Business Group order stock for… Read more »

Schletter Group Wins Order for Largest Solar Park in Vietnam

Posted on August 02, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Dan McCue Source: renewableenergymagazine.com The Schletter Group will supply the mounting systems for the largest solar power plant in Vietnam. The plant in the South Vietnamese province of Ninh Tuan will generate over 200 MWp of solar power and is scheduled for completion by 2020. “This important acquisition success shows that our growth course… Read more »

San Miguel targets 10,000 megawatt renewables expansion

Posted on August 02, 2018. Asian News.

Source: climateactionprogramme.org The San Miguel Corporation is looking to massively grow its renewable energy assets. The Philippines-based brewer set out its plan on the weekend with an aim to build 10,000 megawatts (MW) of new capacity. “SMC is going to invest heavily on renewable energy,” said company president Ramon Ang, according to the Manila Standard…. Read more »

Cleantech Solar to deploy large-scale solar system in Singapore

Posted on July 27, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com Cleantech Solar has entered into a long-term rooftop solar power partnership with semiconductor manufacturer Global Foundries (GF) to deploy a 4.5 MWp rooftop solar system on site at GF’s Woodland’s facility. Under the terms of the solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Cleantech Solar will undertake full turn-key financing, design, installation, and full-life operation and… Read more »

Batac City gets funding for bioenergy shared service facility

Posted on July 23, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://northboundasia.com BATAC CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has approved the PHP50.71 million budget for the establishment of the Shared Service Facility (SSF) project at the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) here next year. Also known as the Bioenergy Innovation and Incubation Hub and Co-working Space, the facility will be under the… Read more »

Aboitiz Power piloting 48MW battery storage in Mindanao

Posted on July 23, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://business.mb.com.ph Aboitiz Power Corporation will be installing a 48-megawatt battery storage system that it will be attaching to a diesel-fired power facility in Mindanao. According to Aboitiz Power Chief Operating Officer Emmanuel V. Rubio, the battery storage will cater to the grid’s need for system reserves – primarily for frequency regulation. He did not… Read more »