HD Bank supports 210-MW solar project in Vietnam

Posted on January 11, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://www.renewablesnow.com January 3 (Renewables Now) – Vietnamese conglomerate Sao Mai Group last week announced a partnership agreement with domestic lender HD Bank to finance an up to 210-MW solar project. The particular scheme, called Sao Mai Solar PV1, will consist of four separate phases, calling for an overall investment of VND 5.6 trillion (USD 241.4m/EUR… Read more »

Melco installs solar panels for two Macau casinos

Posted on January 11, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://calvinayre.com Melco Resorts and Entertainment looks to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and promote environmental sustainability with the installation of solar panels in the rooftops of its City of Dreams and Studio City casinos in Macau. In a press release, the company said the placing of 18,000 solar photovoltaic panels, spanning nearly 30,000 square meters over its… Read more »

3MW solar farm switched on at remote Queensland mine

Posted on January 11, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au A 3MW solar farm built to help power a silver, lead and zinc mine in north-west Queensland has been completed, and is now supplying the mine with renewable electricity alongside an existing gas plant. The 7,200-panel Cannington Solar Farm was installed at the mine of the same name by Energy Developments Pty Ltd, in… Read more »

First Gen Corp./ EDC renew power contract for General Milling in the Philippines

Posted on January 07, 2019. Asian News.

Source: http://www.thinkgeoenergy.com First Gen Corp. has renewed a contract with food firm General Milling Corp. (GMC) related to the supply of electricity sourced from renewable energy. First Gen said that under the new contract, the Lopez-led firm would provide GMC’s factory in Lapu-Lapu City with electricity coming from Energy Development Corp. (EDC), First Gen’s renewable energy… Read more »

Vestas bags 18-MW order in Taiwan from Star Energy

Posted on January 07, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com/news/ Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has announced an 18-MW order to equip two wind farms for Taiwanese engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services provider Star Energy Corp. The Danish wind turbine maker will supply and supervise the installation of five V105-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW power optimised mode, according to a press… Read more »

Smart Solar breaks ground on 2.7-MW PV park in Fukushima

Posted on January 03, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com Japanese company Smart Solar Corp announced last week it has started the construction of a 2.7-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. The Hirono Solar Park, as it is named, is being developed through JP Mega Solar Power Plant Ltd, with Tokyo-based Japan Asia Investment Co Ltd (TYO:8518) as a partner. It is… Read more »

Singaporean company eyeing 6MW of solar home installations in PH

Posted on January 03, 2019. Asian News.

Source: https://business.mb.com.ph/ At its initial rollout this coming 2019, Singapore-based Trina Solar is targeting to chalk up 10-percent or a range of 5.0 to 6.0 megawatts of the emerging market of solar installations for residential end-users in the Philippines. Trina Solar Philippines country manager Junrhey Castro indicated that the Philippines has a huge potential for… Read more »

EDC inks 2-year-long 2.5 MW PPA with Citizen Machineries Philippines

Posted on December 21, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://global4energy.com According to the terms of the agreement, EDC would be providing electricity from the BacMan geothermal plant in Batangas The deal comes about a month after EDC signed a 2.7 MW power supply deal with Continental Temic Electronics Philippines The Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the biggest geothermal energy producer in the Philippines, has reportedly… Read more »

Finnish company to work on renewable energy projects in Indonesia

Posted on December 21, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://scandasia.com Finnish consulting and engineering company Poyry Plc announced on 3 December, that they have entered a three-year agreement with Indonesian Power. The assignment includes wind power, solar PV, battery storage and different renewable hybrid plants together with diesel or gas engines, according to Poyry. “Poyry is delighted to be Indonesia Power’s partner in this important… Read more »

Thai group eyes ASEAN solar plants after first ‘green bond’

Posted on December 17, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://asia.nikkei.com The power generating arm of Thailand’s oldest industrial group, B. Grimm, has issued 5 billion baht ($152 million) in “green bonds” to raise funds for further investment in its renewable energy business. “We invested a lot in Vietnam, and we are now looking for business opportunities in Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines,” said Preeyanart Soontornwata, president of B…. Read more »