Singapore-based clean energy firm Equis to sell India portfolio

Posted on June 15, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Utpal Bhaskar   Source: Singapore-based renewable energy developer Equis Energy wants to sell its entire India portfolio, comprising green energy platforms Energon and Energon Soleq, two people aware of the development said. The sell-off plan, an indication of growing consolidation in India’s green energy sector, is part of Equis Energy’s strategic review of its… Read more »

Malaysia optimistic of signing PPAs with Laos and Thailand soon

Posted on June 15, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Malaysia is optimistic of signing power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Laos and Thailand for the Asean Power Grid in September this year, in line with the move to strengthen energy supply. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili said the pilot project, expected to begin in January 2018, would… Read more »

Jinko bags 187 MW module order from Japan

Posted on June 14, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Emiliano Bellini Source: The Chinese PV module manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding Co. has secured a 187 MW solar module order from Quantum Power GK, a unit of Japan-based renewable energy company Quantum Group. Jinko said it will begin delivering its 275 W modules in the fourth quarter of 2017, without providing further details on… Read more »

Korea’s Dayou Group powering industrial sites with solar power

Posted on June 14, 2017. Asian News.

Author:  Ahn Gab-seong Source: Dayou Networks Co., fledgling renewable energy unit of South Korea’s mid-sized conglomerate Dayou Group, will install necessary infrastructure to power manufacturing facilities of sister companies with solar energy. According to industry sources on Monday, Dayou Networks will build 2,200-kilowatt solar power generators at its affiliates including home appliance maker Dayou… Read more »

Central Asia countries to accelerate the uptake of renewables

Posted on June 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Countries of Central Asia and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have released a Communiqué on accelerating renewable energy deployment in the region. The Communiqué was released in the framework of the Energy Ministerial, Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Energy at the Astana EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan, IRENA said on June 11. The meeting… Read more »

Star Energy plans up to 1,200 MW geothermal expansion by 2028

Posted on June 13, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Parker O’Halloran Source: Star Energy is planning to increase its geothermal power production capacity to 1,200 MW by 2028. This is according to Communication Coordinator of Star Energy, Hadi Kuwoyo, as told to reporters in Bogor, Indonesia, “Of course this requires a process and will come in stages – we also have explored in Lampung… Read more »

China just built the world’s biggest floating solar project

Posted on June 09, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Maria Gallucci Source: China has installed a massive field of solar panels on a particularly poignant site: a lake formed by the collapse of abandoned coal mines. The world’s largest floating solar project can produce enough power to light up a nearby city in China’s eastern Anhui province. The local government wants to expand… Read more »

Vietnam conglomerate plans US$1b solar parks project

Posted on June 09, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Vietnam’s TTC Group, a sugar, energy, real estate and tourism conglomerate, is planning to spend as much as US$1 billion on an ambitious plan to build one of the country’s largest portfolio of solar projects in an effort to capitalize on the nation’s growing power needs. “Solar energy is very hot right now… Read more »

IBC SOLAR completes two additional projects in Japan

Posted on June 08, 2017. Asian News.

Source: IBC SOLAR Energy, the International Project Development division of IBC SOLAR AG has announced the grid connection of two solar projects in Japan. The solar parks with a capacity of 3.5 MW were installed in the prefectures of Saitama and Ibaraki. The ground mounted solar plants, 1.75 MW each, wrere also developed by… Read more »