Blue Solar & Conergy complete new solar project in Thailand

Posted on February 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: eco-business.com Global solar downstream company Conergy and Blue Solar Co., Ltd, a local solar power firm, announce the completion this past December of a new 5 MWp solar power plant in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. To date, Conergy has supported the development of more than a dozen solar farms in Thailand. This new project is… Read more »

Vietnamese island gears up for first solar bus

Posted on February 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: english.vov.vn Vietnam’s first solar-powered bus started picking up passengers in the northern city of Haiphong on February 10. The bus service, which is free for now, runs four times a day on the tourist island of Cat Ba. The city said that the bus doesn’t produce greenhouse gas emissions and can be charged when… Read more »

San Miguel Corp. To Invest In Renewable Energy

Posted on February 10, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Jennifer Ong Source: ibtimes.ph It seems the next step for San Miguel Corp (SMC) is to further expand its presence in the energy industry by making an investment in renewable energy. It was revealed recently that the multinational conglomerate is now in talks with two Asian firms for a possible renewable energy partnership. “We have… Read more »

Etrion Connects First Half of 9.5 MW Aomori Solar Project in Japan

Posted on February 10, 2017. Asian News.

Source: myanmarsun.com Etrion Corporation (“Etrion” or the “Company”) (TSX: ETX) (OMX: ETX), a solar independent power producer, announces that the first two sites of the Aomori solar project totaling 5.3 megawatts (“MW”) have been connected to the grid and will start recognizing revenues following testing by the end of February 2017. These first two sites,… Read more »

Polysilicon research firm forecasts new Chinese solar rush

Posted on February 09, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Plamena Tisheva Source: renewablesnow.com Strong polysilicon demand from China points to a fresh solar installation rush in the country ahead of the next feed-in tariff (FiT) cut on July 1, says German polysilicon market research firm Bernreuter Research. “The upper part of the PV value chain obviously anticipates an installation rush that could be… Read more »

Japanese lenders ink Indonesian geothermal deal

Posted on February 09, 2017. Asian News.

Author:  Finbarr Bermingham Source: gtreview.com Lenders led by Japanese financiers have extended US$440mn to a geothermal power project in Indonesia. The co-financing was led by the Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC), which has contributed US$198mn from its own book. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) then led a syndicate of commercial banks on the rest… Read more »

Renewable energy is key to economic growth in emerging Asia market

Posted on February 08, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Chuck Epstein Source: ai-cio.com Emerging Asia expected to grow 6.2%. Despite the market turmoil surrounding Brexit, the attraction of growth prospects of Emerging Asia (Southeast Asia, China and India) should continue to expand, spurred on by an emphasis on renewable energy projects. A new report, Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India, by the… Read more »

INAGA – New regulation on incentives could hurt geothermal investment in Indonesia

Posted on February 08, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: thinkgeoenergy.com New regulation introduced in Indonesia on incentives for development of new and renewable energy sources is receiving some pointed opposition by the Indonesian Geothermal Association (INAGA) describing it as possible harmful for attracting investment for geothermal development. A new regulation introduced in Indonesia on incentives for development of new and… Read more »

Manila Water Company, Inc. has completed testing the Philippines’ first septage biogas waste heat-to-energy (WTE) project

Posted on February 07, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Krista Angela M. Montealegre Source: districtenergy.org Krista Angela M. Montealegre reports in BusinessWorld that Manila Water Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, the country’s oldest and largest conglomerate,said in a statement on Feb. 3 that a waste-to-energy project located at the South Seepage Treatment Plant (SpTP) at the Food Terminal Complex in Taguig City is… Read more »

Council confirms Asin hydro rehabilitation agreement

Posted on February 07, 2017. Asian News.

Source: sunstar.com.ph THE CITY Council confirmed the memorandum of agreement entered into between by the local government and the Kaltimex Energy Philippines for the privatization of the city-owned Asin hydropower plants amidst the request of the company for a detailed presentation of the actual condition of the power plants two years from the signing of… Read more »