Black & Veatch forecasts significant growth for Asia’s renewables

Posted on September 27, 2018. Asian News.

Source: The new leader for Black & Veatch’s international renewable energy operations is predicting significant growth in solar and wind energy projects in Asia. Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand are major markets with combined solar capacity additions expected to triple in the next five years, while wind capacity additions are expected to grow… Read more »

BCA launches new energy rating for non-residential buildings

Posted on September 14, 2018. Asian News.

Source: SINGAPORE – Solar shades, natural ventilation and renewable energy panels are some of the prospective energy-saving features the national regulator wants to see in more Singapore buildings. To intensify the move to a greener future, the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has launched a new energy rating for buildings that are at least 60… Read more »

JRE commissions 23.1-MW solar park in Ibaraki

Posted on September 14, 2018. Asian News.

Source: Japan Renewable Energy (JRE) last week announced the start of commercial operations at a 23.1-MW solar park in Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture. The Tsuchiura solar farm, located in Tsuchiura City, is expected to generate 28.8 million kWh of electricity per year. According to the Japanese firm, the output of the plant will be enough to… Read more »

PT Geo Dipa Energi and PT SMI to collaborate on 10 MW Dieng geothermal project

Posted on September 10, 2018. Asian News.

Source: PT Geo Dipa and PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (SMI) announce collaboration on the development of the small-scale 10 MW Dieng geothermal project in Indonesia. In conjunction with the Indonesia International Geothermal Conference & Expo (IIGCE) this week, a collaboration between state-owned geothermal company PT Geo Dipa Energi (Geo Dipa) collaborates with the state-owned financing company,… Read more »

DNV GL Alliance for Offshore Wind Power Development in Vietnam

Posted on September 10, 2018. Asian News.

Source: Enterprize Energy and partner Renewable Energy Global Solutions (REGS), together with PetroVietnam consortium comprising Petroleum Equipment Assembly & Metal Structure (PVC-MS) and VietSovPetro (VSP), MHI-Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW), and DNV GL signed a series of exclusive Agreements forming an alliance for multi-phased, utility-scale wind developments, offshore Southern Vietnam, including feasibility, environmental, development, financing planning… Read more »

Singaporean firms hungry for RE investments in PH

Posted on September 04, 2018. Asian News.

Source: Solar and waste-to-energy are two key areas where singaporean firms are looking to invest, bringing the prospects for the philippines capacity for renewable energy (re) to greater heights. In a meeting with the Department of Energy (DOE), the Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SMCCI) shared their intent for RE investments and technologies… Read more »

Huadian Fuxin Energy eyes projects in Southeast Asia

Posted on September 04, 2018. Asian News.

Source: State-backed Huadian Fuxin Energy Corporation, still weary of its near-miss acquisition experience in Britain due to the surprise Brexit vote result two years ago, is seeking out opportunities closer to home in Southeast Asia, according to its chairman. “We are watching opportunities in nations covered by China’s belt and road initiatives, especially Southeast Asia,”… Read more »

Technology advances open up new frontiers for Asian offshore wind

Posted on August 28, 2018. Asian News.

Source: As investors continue to channel funds into the Taiwanese offshore wind farm sector, major industry energy players are seeking new opportunities amid technological breakthroughs Advances in technology are opening up new geographical prospects within Asia in the offshore wind farm sector, with both Japan and South Korea viewed by energy analysts as offering solid… Read more »

Korea to set up microgrid system in a Galapagos Island

Posted on August 28, 2018. Asian News.

Source: State-invested Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) will set up a microgrid system in Galapagos Islands to help preserve nature in the exotic archipelago with renewable energy sources and pave the way for Korean companies to enter the Latin American energy market. The institute under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy signed… Read more »

JinkoSolar gets 240-MW order in Vietnam

Posted on August 27, 2018. Asian News.

Source: JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd (NYSE:JKS) said today it has won a 240-MW solar module supply order from PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation Ltd for the second phase of the 420-MW Dau Tieng solar project in Vietnam. The particular project is being developed by Vietnam’s Xuan Cau Co Ltd and Thailand’s B.Grimm Power Public Co Ltd… Read more »