Geothermal developer KS Orka reports a 100 MW capacity under well head in Indonesia

Posted on May 08, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://www.thinkgeoenergy.com Geothermal developer KS Orka reports having reached 100 MW of capacity under wellhead having just finished rilling its 20th well. The company is developing three geothermal power projects in Indonesia with an total reservoir capacity of 380 MW. The project teams have been drilling with three drilling rigs and just recently proceeded with the Spud-In of… Read more »

PCA wants to increase required biodiesel blend by August

Posted on May 08, 2018. Asian News.

Source:https://business.mb.com.ph The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) wants the National Biofuels Board (NBB) to finally raise the Coco Methyl Ester (CME) content of biodiesel currently sold in the domestic market starting August, a move that has been stalled for several years. To recall, it was in 2012 when the Department of Energy (DOE) said it is… Read more »

Goldman-backed JRE sets 2025 wind target in Japan power drive

Posted on May 07, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://www.gulf-times.com A Japanese clean energy developer backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund aims to focus on wind into the next decade as the nation seeks to diversify its renewable power sources. Japan Renewable Energy Corp is seeking to increase the capacity of wind power projects, both operating and under… Read more »

SoftBank-backed SB Energy to invest in Korean solar project

Posted on May 07, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://pulsenews.co.kr SB Energy Corp., the renewable energy unit of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, has set out to invest in South Korea’s solar plants as part of efforts to further its clean energy ambitions. SB Energy said on Friday it signed a memorandum of understanding with the Daemyung GN consortium to invest in a smart solar farm… Read more »

Seajacks to install 20 offshore wind turbines for Taiwan’s Formosa 1

Posted on May 04, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Tsvetomira Tsanova Source: renewablesnow.com England-based offshore installation firm Seajacks has been selected to install 20 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a 120-MW offshore wind project in Taiwan, or phase II of the Formosa 1 development. The company’s jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan is to start work in the second quarter of 2019, Seajacks said Wednesday…. Read more »

Clenergy lands 69-MW solar mounting order in Vietnam

Posted on May 04, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Veselina Petrova Source: renewablesnow.com Solar energy company Clenergy (Xiamen) Technology Co (SHA:603628) said on Thursday it has received an order to supply solar mounting systems for a 69-MW project in Vietnam. Under the terms of the deal, the company will deliver its PV-ezRack SolarTerrace-I systems, which it says improve installation efficiency and lower labour… Read more »

PUB eyeing two more reservoirs to harness solar power

Posted on May 03, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Audrey Tan Source: straitstimes.com With little space to accommodate sprawling solar fields, Singapore is looking into installing solar panels on its water spaces. Engineering studies for solar systems are being carried out at Tengeh and Upper Peirce reservoirs, and now national water agency PUB is looking at adding them to two more reservoirs here… Read more »

Indonesia Has Become World’s 2nd Largest Geothermal Energy Producer

Posted on May 03, 2018. Asian News.

Source: indonesia-investments.com Indonesia has now overtaken the Philippines in terms of geothermal power capacity. At the end of Q1-2018 Indonesia’s installed geothermal power capacity reached 1,925 MW, higher than the 1,868 MW capacity of the Philippines. Moreover, by the end of 2018, Indonesia is expected to see its geothermal power capacity rise to 2,058 MW…. Read more »

BCPG driving an energy revolution in Thailand

Posted on May 02, 2018. Asian News.

Source: worldfinance.com BCPG could trigger an overhaul of Thailand’s energy model as they strive to build a system that will enable households to buy and sell solar power to one another using solar-powered microgrids. In Thailand, blockchain technology is being harnessed in a brand new way: to revolutionise the energy market by shifting power production… Read more »

DOE eyes tweaks in energy mix policy

Posted on May 02, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Lenie Lectura Source: businessmirror.com.ph ENERGY Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said a possible shift in energy mix policy is still under consideration and that extensive studies must be conducted before any changes are introduced. “It’s just being discussed. No harm there. If it’s possible, then we will look at it. We will study it first,… Read more »