Sarulla Geothermal Power Plant’s Second Unit Goes Online

Posted on October 12, 2017. Asian News.

Source: The second unit of the Sarulla geothermal power plant in Tapanuli, North Sumatra, started commercial operation this week, moving Indonesia a step closer to become the second largest geothermal producer in the world by the end of this year. The new unit increases the plant’s total capacity to 220 megawatts. Eventually, the plant… Read more »

Equis Commissions 13.8MW solar project in Aomori Prefecture, Japan

Posted on October 11, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tom Kenning Source: Singapore-based renewable energy firm Equis Energy has commissioned a 13.8MW solar project at Noheji town in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Equis already owns 40 projects comprising 900MW in Japan and has a further 1.3GW under development. Adam Ballin, Equis representative director, said: “Japan’s commitment to renewable energy has broad popular support… Read more »

Scatec Solar closes financing for 197 MW in Malaysia

Posted on October 10, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Robin Whitlock Source: Scatec Solar ASA (SSO) and partners have achieved financial close for three solar PV power plants in Malaysia totaling 197 MW. The three power plants are located in Merchang in the north-east, Jasin in the south and Gurun in the north-west of Peninsular Malaysia and cover more than 180 acres each…. Read more »

Atlantis Resources has landed a deal in Indonesia for eight turbines

Posted on October 10, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Rita Brown Source: The contract was confirmed with BS Energi Kelautan (SBSEK), owner of the 150MW Nautilus tidal stream project in Indonesia. It comes as it was announced the final investment decision has been taken with its investors to progress with Phase 1 (12MW) with the project. Atlantis chief executive Tim Cornelius said:… Read more »

Thai utility plans 100-MW rooftop solar project – report

Posted on October 09, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Veselina Petrova Source: Thailand-based WHA Utilities and Power Plc (BKK:WHAUP), or WHAUP, plans to equip its industrial zones and warehouses with rooftop solar power plants, the Bangkok Post said Friday, citing the firm’s CEO. WHAUP aims to install 100 MW of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the next few years, CEO Wisate Chungwatana told… Read more »

Cheap funds needed to develop renewable energy

Posted on October 09, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Indonesia should not harbor concerns over depleting fossil fuel reserves since it is rich in renewables, as the sources of energy in the future, and geothermal is one of the countrys renewable source assets. Geothermal power in Indonesia is an increasingly significant source of renewable energy, and as a result of its volcanic… Read more »

Ninh Thuan lures investment in renewable energy

Posted on October 06, 2017. Asian News.

Source: The south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is trying to create favourable conditions to lure investment in developing wind and solar power towards ensuring sustainable development of the power sector and contributing to national energy security. So far the province has granted investment licences to 8 wind power projects with a combined… Read more »

Neo Solar Power subsidiary to build 40 MW Taiwan PV plant

Posted on October 06, 2017. Asian News.

Author:  Ian Clover Source: General Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer Neo Solar Power, will be the EPC of a 40 MW ground-mounted solar park in Taiwan’s ChangHua county. The project will be the country’s largest ultra-high voltage power transmission solar project. The downstream subsidiary of Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer Neo… Read more »

France’s Bouygues to build 41 MW solar plant in Japan

Posted on October 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Equis Energy, the largest renewable energy independent power producer (IPP) in the Asia-Pacific region, has selected France’s Bouygues Energies & Services (a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction) and Toho Electrical (Toho) to build a 41MW solar project in Yaita, in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Bouygues Energies & Services and Toho will provide engineering, procurement and… Read more »