The Philippines pursues renewable energy expansion

Posted on April 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: climateactionprogramme.org Construction has begun on the Philippines’ largest solar power project, with further interest being stimulated by foreign companies. Solar Philippines has recently begun work on the 150 megawatts (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Concepcion, Tarlac. 450,000 solar panels will be installed across 150 hectares, making the project one of south-east Asia’s largest… Read more »

Czech Power Company Explores Green Energy In Indonesia

Posted on April 05, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Oliviana Handayani Source: indonesiaexpat.biz One of Indonesia’as green energy companies PT Pembangkit Jawa-Bali has attracted the interest of Czech company Doosan Škoda Power. The Czech company is a manufacturer and supplier of equipment for power stations and machines related to steam turbines. PT Pembangkit Jawa-Bali is one of the few companies that is looking into… Read more »

AC Energy acquires Chevron geothermal assets in Indonesia

Posted on April 04, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Lenie Lectura Source: businessmirror.com.ph AC Energy Holdings Inc. on Monday said it has completed the acquisition of Chevron’s geothermal assets in Indonesia. “AC Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp., and as part of an Indonesian consortium, completed the purchase and acquisition of Chevron’s geothermal assets and operations in Indonesia,” the company said… Read more »

S. Korea to share expertise with African countries on green growth

Posted on April 04, 2017. Asian News.

Source: english.yonhapnews.co.kr South Korea said Monday it plans to share its expertise with several African countries this week on developing sustainable growth models. South Korea is also set to discuss “Green Growth” programs with Tanzania, Kenya and other African countries in cooperation with the World Bank, according to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance. More… Read more »

Phu Yen biomass power plant joins national grid

Posted on April 03, 2017. Asian News.

Source: en.vietnamplus.vn The biomass power plant invested by the KCP Vietnam Industries Limited in the south central province of Phu Yen was connected to the national grid on April 2. The India-invested company commenced the construction of the factory in 2015 in the mountainous district of Son Hoa after its sugar plant in the locality… Read more »

SMC to invest $34 B for new projects

Posted on April 03, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Iris Gonzales Source: philstar.com Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) has set its sights on new investments in the country of up to $34 billion to build a new refinery, an ocean tide power plant and steel mill. It is also looking to join an upcoming auction of prized beer companies in Vietnam, SMC… Read more »

Atlantis and SBS sign preferred supplier agreement for Indonesian tidal power projects

Posted on March 31, 2017. Asian News.

Source: power-technology.com Tidal power projects developer Atlantis has signed a preferred supplier agreement (PSA) with SBS Intl for the delivery of turbines, equipment, and engineering services for a 150MW tidal-stream array in Lombok, Indonesia. SBS Intl is a UK-based privately-owned international marine, subsea, and renewable energy project developer with a branch office and independent power… Read more »

AC Energy eyes Vietnam-based investments

Posted on March 31, 2017. Asian News.

Source: powerphilippines.com The AC energy holdings inc. Is eyeing to expand its presence in vietnam, its second regional investment following indonesia. The company is also studying market opportunities in Southeast Asia, AC Energy president Eric Francia said. “While it may take time to strengthen our presence in Indonesia, we have started to look around the… Read more »

Schneider Electric, Engie start work on micro-grid demonstrator in Singapore

Posted on March 29, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Mariyana Yaneva Source: renewablesnow.com Energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric SA (EPA:SU) on Monday said it signed a tripartite agreement with Engie Lab1 and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to develop a renewable micro-grid demonstrator in Singapore. The new initiative is part of the existing  Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator in Singapore (REIDS) project located… Read more »

Rice husk power plant opens in Myanmar

Posted on March 29, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Htoo Thant   Source: mmtimes.com A biomass gasification power plant which uses rice husks to generate electricity was opened by the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO) in Nay Pyi Taw, said the company’s chairman, U Chit Khine. The power plant, which is the first of its kind in Myanmar, was opened on March 23… Read more »