Citicore Power seeking DOE okay for 1,000-MW goal for RE projects

Posted on June 29, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Lenie Lectura Source: CITICORE Power Inc. (CPI) is actively pursuing hydropower investments to meet its 1,000 megawatt (MW) capacity target of renewable energy (RE). The company, currently an active member of the PhilHydro Association Inc., said on Wednesday it has applied for several hydropower projects with the Department of Energy (DOE). CPI will also have its maiden… Read more »

KEPCO starts trial ops at 28-MW solar park in Japan

Posted on June 28, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Veselina Petrova Source: Korea Electric Power Corp (KRX:015760), or KEPCO, has put on stream a 28-MW solar park near the New International Airport of Chitose on Japan’s Hokkaido island. The Korean utility has launched initial pressurization and trial operation of the facility and expects to begin commercial operations after a 20-day trial, on… Read more »

Neo Solar Power completes 200MWp high-efficiency PV module factory

Posted on June 28, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Nuying Huang, Taipei; Adam Hwang Source: Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power on June 26 held an inauguration ceremony for a high-efficiency PV module factory with annual production capacity of 200MWp in Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan, according to the company. The factory has started trial production in small volumes and… Read more »

Phinma Energy plans on geothermal deal this year with more to follow in 2018

Posted on June 27, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: Earlier this year, we reported of the renaming of Trans-Asia Petroleum into Phinma Energy, the company now announces that it is hopeful in closing a geothermal project deal within this year. As reported by PhilStar, Phinma has been looking at geothermal projects as it shifts its focus from the capital intensive petroleum… Read more »

Sharp to build 16 MW of rooftop PV in Thailand

Posted on June 26, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: SSSA will build rooftop solar systems at 16 of Big C’s outlets in Thailand, beginning with the chain’s stores near the national capital, in Nakhon Pathom province and Samut Prakan province. The two sides did not disclose the terms of the deal. The Sharp subsidiary will install the arrays in cooperation… Read more »

JinkoSolar serves rising sun

Posted on June 23, 2017. Asian News.

Source: JinkoSolar is to supply solar modules to the 38.4MW Tomakomai photovoltaic project being developed by Fuji Electric in Japan. The project, which will be located on the southern Japanese island of Hokkaido, also includes a 10 megawatt-hour energy storage system to help adjust to variable loads. JinkoSolar will deliver the modules between July to… Read more »