P4-B budget for expansion of wind farm project in Guimaras

Posted on May 11, 2017. Asian News.

Source: news.mb.com.ph Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corporation (TAREC) is investing some P3-4 billion to expand its renewable energy project in Guimaras. TAREC, a subsidiary of PHINMA Energy Corporation, will construct 16 wind turbine generators with a capacity to produce 2.5 megawatts each to generate a total of 40 megawatts (MW) in Brgy. Sebaste, Sibunag. The expansion… Read more »

JGC to build Japan’s largest solar farm

Posted on May 11, 2017. Asian News.

Source: asia.nikkei.com JGC will construct Japan’s biggest photovoltaic power station under an order from the local arm of U.S. utility Virginia Solar Group for an estimated 50 billion yen ($438 million). The plan is to complete the solar farm with a capacity of roughly 260,000kw — enough to power some 80,000 homes for a year — in… Read more »

Government, Development Partners Meet to Discuss Myanmar’s Clean Energy Options

Posted on May 10, 2017. Asian News.

Source: adb.org The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Myanmar today held the Forum for Off-grid Renewable Energy Investment in Nay Pyi Taw to discuss investment towards Myanmar’s off-grid renewable energy sector. About 130 representatives from government ministries, development partners, project developers, and investors attended the forum to share their experiences in off-grid… Read more »

Philippine renewables outperform regional peers, but policy uncertainty looming — BMI Research

Posted on May 09, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Victor V. Saulon Source: bworldonline.com THE PHILIPPINES has outperformed its regional peers in terms of renewable energy development, but policy uncertainty under the project is likely to cause headwinds in capacity expansion, a research firm said on Monday. The uncertainty can see the country’s “fairly strong” score for energy policy falling over the coming… Read more »

Germany helps Vietnam expand wind power development

Posted on May 09, 2017. Asian News.

Source: en.vietnamplus.vn The project “Support to the Up-Scaling of Wind Power in Vietnam funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) was reviewed in a seminar in Hanoi on May 8. The project, part of the Climate and Technology Initiative of Germany, is being carried out at a cost of 6.9 million EUR from 2014-2018. According to… Read more »

BOI okays Php 410-M biomass project in Isabela

Posted on May 08, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Kris Crismundo Source: northboundasia.com The Board of Investments (BOI) has approved a Php 410-million biomass energy project in the northern part of the country. In a statement Friday, BOI said the biomass plant was a project of Isabela La Suerte Rice Mill Corp. which develops, constructs, and operates the five-megawatt renewable energy facility in… Read more »

Vivant Energy Corp. enters solar energy business

Posted on May 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: powerphilippines.com The vivant energy corp. (vec) has signed a shareholders’ agreement with a chinese company for a solar rooftop business. Vivant Corp.’s power unit has signed an agreement with the ET Energy Pilipinas Holding Corp. (ETPHC) for the creation of a joint venture company that will develop solar installations on commercial and industrial sites… Read more »

AboitizPower eyes building more hydro plants in Mindanao, Philippines

Posted on May 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: asian-power.com How will they tackle the current oversupply in the area? Philippines-based IPP AboitizPower said it plans putting up more hydropower facilities in Mindanao, but it is still biding its time given the electricity oversupply in the area. AboitizPower has just recently completed its 68MW Hedcor Manolo Fortich Hydro power project in Bukidnon. According… Read more »