Gintech, Solar Philippines sign 200 MW cell supply deal

Posted on September 06, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: Taiwan’s Gintech Energy has signed the first phase of a 200 MW solar cell supply deal with PV manufacturer and developer Solar Philippines. Taipei-based crystalline silicon cell producer Gintech is looking at opportunities to expand throughout Southeast Asia, according to an online statement. It opened a 350 MW solar cell factory… Read more »

to-the-point: Asia Clean Capital inks 200-MW solar partnership deal in China

Posted on September 05, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Veselina Petrova Source: Rooftop solar-focused developer Asia Clean Capital Ltd (ACC) will develop 200 MW of distributed solar projects in Mainland China under a partnership with CENTER International Group Company Ltd. ACC, which serves international and domestic companies in China, will fully finance the schemes, while CENTER will take care of the design… Read more »

Equis signs PPAs for 42 MW in Indonesia

Posted on September 05, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: Equis Energy has signed PPAs with utility PT PLN to develop 42 MW of solar capacity at multiple locations, including what will be the largest PV project in Indonesia. The Singapore-based developer will develop a 21 MW solar project in North Sulawesi province. It will be the largest solar installation… Read more »

Thai company plans 1,000 electric-vehicle charging stations

Posted on September 04, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Hiroshi Kotani Source: Thailand’s Energy Absolute looks to establish and operate 1,000 electric-vehicle charging stations in the country by the end of 2018, investing a projected 600 million baht ($18 million). The renewable energy company, which has debuted a free charging service at two shopping centers in the Thai capital of Bangkok, will… Read more »

GGGI issues call for PV projects proposals in Indonesia

Posted on September 04, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has started accepting expressions of interest (EOI) from prospective renewables developers for at least two solar, biomass or energy-efficiency projects in Indonesia. The projects will be awarded under the second phase of the GOI-GGGI Green Growth Program (GGP) for 2016-2019, in cooperation with the… Read more »

Soc Trang wants to fully tap biomass power potentials

Posted on September 01, 2017. Asian News.

Source: A delegation from the General Directorate of Energy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Global Green Growth Institute on August 30 held a working session with the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on the planning for biomass power development in the locality. Director of the provincial Department of Industry and… Read more »

Rethinking hydropower in Myanmar

Posted on August 31, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Michael Spolum Source: Since Myanmar’s phased transition to democracy began in 2010, the resource-rich country of 53 million consumers has had one of Asia’s fastest growing economies. Electricity demand has surged past available supplies by a factor of 15 percent annually and is expected to more than double by 2020. Rolling brownouts are… Read more »

KEPCO proposes to invest 54 tn won in renewable energy business by 2030

Posted on August 31, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Ko Jae-man Source: Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) is expected to invest 54 trillion won ($47.9 billion) to bolster its renewable energy power generation in an attempt to comply with the new government’s goal to up the country’s renewable energy supply to 20 percent in total power generation by 2030. According to the… Read more »