QTC Energy unit buys 15% stake in GEP

Posted on July 10, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: pv-magazine.com Bangkok-based QTC Global Power has paid 67.84 million baht ($1.9 million) for a stake in Thai PV developer Green Earth Power (GEP), which is building a 220 MW solar installation in Myanmar. GEP is developing the massive PV plant in the city of Minbu, Magway Region, in cooperation with Myanmar’s… Read more »

IHI unveils prototype ‘ocean energy’ generator

Posted on July 10, 2017. Asian News.

Source: mainichi.jp As the world considers alternative ways of generating energy, engineering giant IHI Corp. on July 7 unveiled an “ocean current power generator” prototype. The device, which harnesses ocean energy using currents found in oceans, will be tested in a demonstration experiment off the coast of Kuchinoshima, an island in Kagoshima Prefecture. It follows… Read more »

Kick-starting a 100MW solar power project in Long An province

Posted on July 07, 2017. Asian News.

Source: ven.vn Bang Duong Consortium and Hanwha Q-Cells Group (South Korea) have signed a cooperation agreement to invest in 100MW solar power project with a total investment on an area of 125 ha in Thanh An commune, Thanh Hoa district, Long An province. The project expects to be started out for construction in the first… Read more »

ROUND-UP: ReneSola 5MW Thailand, Vonovia and E.ON installs, Redavia Ghana office

Posted on July 07, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tom Kenning Source: pv-tech.org Solar wafer and module manufacturer ReneSola has been awarded 5MW of agricultural projects in Thailand. The Energy Regulation Commission (ERC) recently announced the project winners via a lucky-draw system, a method that drew criticism from various industry members last year. In total, 119MW of agricultural cooperative projects and 52MW of government agency… Read more »

Megawide power unit secures hydro contracts

Posted on July 06, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Ronnel W. Domingo  Source: business.inquirer.net Citicore Power Inc. has secured from the Department of Energy service contracts for five hydro projects in Southern Luzon with an expected combined capacity of 2,300 megawatts. The contracts authorize CPI —a subsidiary of Megawide Construction Corp.—to proceed with the pre-development stage of the proposed projects that covers permitting and the conduct of… Read more »

Power Plant: In Japan, Toyota Embarks On Energy Storage

Posted on July 06, 2017. Asian News.

Source: theqtimes.com Toyota City aims to become a low-carbon city. To achieve its goal, the Japanese city plans to build a virtual power plant within three years. Powered exclusively by renewable energy , the plant will link the batteries of electric vehicles and those intended for stationary storage. Rationalizing the use of renewable energies For… Read more »

Thanh Thanh Cong to develop 20 solar power projects

Posted on July 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: bizhub.vn Thanh Thanh Cong Group (TTC) plans to develop 20 solar power projects nationwide with a total capacity of 1,000MW by 2020. The information was revealed in the TTC’s conference for customers in the energy sector held in HCM City last week. Solar energy is one of the four major segments of the firm’s… Read more »

Solkiss to build world’s largest rotating solar plant in South Korea

Posted on July 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: wattelectricalnews.com Solkiss, which specializes in the development of floating solar arrays, has revealed details of its proposed 2.67 MW PV project at the Deoku Reservoir. The installation will not only float atop the water but will also follow the sun’s movement throughout the day. Solkiss has established technology for rotating solar power stations on water,… Read more »

Basic Energy to issue shares to Thai partner

Posted on July 04, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Victor V. Saulon Source: bworldonline.com BASIC ENERGY Corp. has approved the issuance of shares to a Thai company after the two forged in February what they called a “strategic partnership” in renewable energy projects in the country and overseas. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Monday, Basic Energy said its stockholders had… Read more »

VN to co-operate with Saudi Arabia in renewable energy projects

Posted on July 04, 2017. Asian News.

Source: vietnamnews.vn Việt Nam’s FECON Corporation and Saudi Arabi’s Acwa Power on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for co-operation on joint development of renewable energy projects in Việt Nam. According to the MOU, FECON and ACWA Power will study and evaluate the opportunities and potential of renewable energy investment in Việt Nam, particularly… Read more »