Phinma approved to develop 45MW solar project in the Philippines

Posted on September 15, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tom Kenning Source: Filipino power firm Phinma Energy Corporation, the energy arm of Philippine Investment Management, has been granted rights by the Philippines Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a 45MW solar PV project in the Province of Batangas, according to an SCE filing. The 486-hectare project site would be located in the… Read more »

RoK group invests in renewable energy power in Quang Binh

Posted on September 14, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Dohwa Engineering Company Limited from the Republic of Korea (RoK) has began construction of a renewable energy power complex in Le Thuy district of the central coastal province of Quang Binh. The 55-million-USD project includes sub-projects of generating 550MW of solar power, 100MW of biomass power and building resort areas and water parks…. Read more »

PV Talk: Vietnam received ‘overwhelming response’ to solar FiT, says MOIT official

Posted on September 14, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tom Kenning Source: All eyes were on Vietnam this year when it announced a new feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar, PPA template and rooftop net-metering. Big companies, both domestic and foreign, started announcing utility-scale project plans, even after a range of international organisations in the law and finance sectors had expressed concern about… Read more »

Indonesia to surpass the Philippines as world’s 2nd largest geothermal producer

Posted on September 13, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: Indonesia expects to surpass the Philippines in the rankings of the top geothermal power producers in the world as early as next year and become the largest geothermal country by 2021. With ongoing geothermal development and 345 MW of geothermal power generation capacity to come online next year, Indonesia is… Read more »

Quang Binh province issued the solar power tariff

Posted on September 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: The Office of Quang Bình provincial People’s Committee (PPC) has just announced the decision No.3079/QD-UBND of PPC on the prices (including VAT) of electricity sold to customers from the province’s solar power system with a two-price tariff as 2,500 VND/kWh for households and 3.500 VND for public service customers. This tariff is effective… Read more »

Solar future bright in Thailand despite hazy backing

Posted on September 12, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Yuthana Praiwan Source: Households and businesses are increasingly looking to generate their own electricity, with help from energy companies and soon, the government. Although the government has not yet sent a clear signal for when it will start buying solar power generated from private buildings and households, the boom in solar rooftops in… Read more »

Clean and green: Vietnam-Chinese Taipei cooperation

Posted on September 12, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Chinese Taipei businesses are highly interested in renewable energy development in Vietnam. The Vietnamese government’s new policies on renewable energy development are expected to attract more investors to this sector. According to Yu Lung Shih, chief representative of the Taiwan Trade Center in Ho Chi Minh City, the city offers many great opportunities… Read more »

DOE lines up big plans for energy development

Posted on September 11, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Kier Edison C. Belleza Source: Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the country is witnessing “a paradigm shift in the approach to energy development and energy utilization.” Cusi made the observation last Thursday as he spoke at the opening of the Energy Investment Forum and Stakeholders Conference here. The conference was a follow through… Read more »

Ayala to develop renewable plants in Vietnam

Posted on September 11, 2017. Asian News.

Author:  Jenniffer B. Austria Source: AC Energy Holdings Inc., the power generation unit of conglomerate Ayala Corp., unveiled a plan to build renewable energy plants with a combined capacity of several hundreds of megawatts in Vietnam over the next two to three years. AC Energy president John Eric Francia said the company was in… Read more »

Padaeng Industry bags 30MW Thai solar portfolio

Posted on September 08, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tom Kenning Source: Thai energy and waste management firm Padaeng Industry (PDI) has acquired a portfolio of six operational solar PV farms in Thailand with a combined capacity of 30MW from Armstrong Asset Management and Dragon Capital for a total of THB1.3 billion (US$39 million). The portfolio had been completed by project developer… Read more »