GCF unlocks $100m in funding for geothermal development in Indonesia

Posted on January 29, 2019. Asian News.

Source: http://www.thinkgeoenergy.com Drilling Rig on site of the Muara Laboh geothermal project, Indonesia (source: Sumitomo Corp.) The Green Climate Fund has announced that its Board of Directors has approved the first tranche of $100 million out of the $185m requested from GCF to finance public and private sector geothermal development in Indonesia. A key barrier to… Read more »

DOE receives 331 applications for projects of national significance

Posted on January 25, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://businessmirror.com.ph THE Department of Energy (DOE) has received 331 applications from industry stakeholders seeking the certification of their power projects as “energy projects of national significance [EPNS].” As of January 11, the DOE said in its website that 293 applications were accepted while 38, or 11 percent, were notified of their noncompliance as to form or… Read more »

IPOs sign agreements for hydro project in Ifugao

Posted on January 25, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.waterpowermagazine.com Four Indigenous Peoples Organizations (IPOs) that will be affected by SN Aboitiz Power’s (SNAP) proposed Alimit Hydropower Complex in Ifugao, Philippines, have signed agreements giving their consent for the project. The Ibfunjiyan IPO of Aguinaldo, Ancestral Domain Council of Lagawe (ADCEL), Federation of Lamut Indigenous Peoples Organization, and the Emajawjaw IPO of Mayoyao signified… Read more »

Korean firm invests P2B for solar farm in Bacolod

Posted on January 21, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.panaynews.net BACOLOD City – A 50-megawatt solar power plant will soon rise in the village of Vista Alegre in this city. The development of the first large-scale renewable energy project in Bacolod, with an estimated cost of P2 billion, kicked off with the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the partner-developers held at… Read more »

TEPCO and Ørsted sign MoU for offshore wind projects

Posted on January 21, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.energydigital.com Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc and Ørsted A/S have signed a memorandum of understanding to work jointly on offshore wind projects. the largest power company in Japan TEPCO has been exploring offshore wind business opportunities in Japan and overseas. Ørsted, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, which has been leading the global offshore… Read more »

Itochu to create ‘pineapple’ energy in the Philippines

Posted on January 18, 2019. Asian News.

Source: http://www.asahi.com Trading house Itochu Corp. will start a business that generates electricity from the unused parts of pineapples in the Philippines. Itochu group company Dole Philippines Inc., which produces pineapples and bananas in the Southeast Asian country for export to North America and Japan, has tied up with a local venture company for the project…. Read more »

Quang Ninh installs solar panels for island residents

Posted on January 18, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://english.vov.vn   The Quang Ninh Electricity Company is carrying out the installation of solar panels for 15 households residing on Tran island, Thanh Lan commune, Co To Island district, the northern province of Quang Ninh. These solar panels with capacity of 1kWp will enable these households to have sufficient power for their daily activities, while… Read more »

Obton enters Australian PV marketplace through JV partnership

Posted on January 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com Danish renewables investor and asset manager Obton has set up a joint venture with Australian developer Torus with the goal to buy, develop and build solar projects Down Under. With several projects already in its pipeline, the company says it has faith in the market despite policy uncertainty. In the latest sign of growing… Read more »

Aboitiz signs contracts for 13.5 MW geothermal power supply in the Philippines

Posted on January 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: http://www.thinkgeoenergy.com Aboitiz Power has signed a power supply contract with The Net Group (TNG) for the supply of 13.5 MW of electricity from its geothermal power plants under AP Renewables Inc. Reported before the weekend, AboitizPower’s Cleanergy is now providing all seven buildings of The Net Group (TNG) with clean and renewable energy. AboitizPower and… Read more »

ISOTeam wins contract to install Singapore’s largest offshore floating solar panel system

Posted on January 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.theedgesingapore.com ISOTeam, the provider of building maintenance and estate upgrading services, has won a slew of contracts worth $22 million including a $11.31 million contract to install Singapore’s largest offshore floating solar farm. Together with three other Repairs and Redecoration (R&R) projects worth $9.8 million and two fireproofing projects worth $0.87 million, ISOTeam’s order book… Read more »