Asia leads the charge in growth of renewable energy

Posted on May 01, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Akane Okutsu Source: asia.nikkei.com In 2017, Asia accounted for nearly two-thirds of the worldwide increase in renewable energy generating capacity, according to a report published in April by the International Renewable Energy Agency. As the economies of Asia develop, demand for energy is rising. Governments have focused more attention recently on renewable energy —… Read more »

Hitachi to take part in Taiwan’s shift in energy policy

Posted on May 01, 2018. Asian News.

Source: japantimes.co.jp Hitachi Ltd. and a Belgium company has signed a contract with Taiwan’s state-owned power utility to build offshore wind turbines on the island’s west coast as part of the government’s ambitious plan to replace nuclear power with renewable energy. While the Jan De Nul Group will be responsible for the design and installation… Read more »

Sunseap receives approval for US$150 million solar farm, largest in Vietnam

Posted on April 30, 2018. Asian News.

Source: pv-magazine.com Sunseap International, a unit of Singapore’s leading clean energy provider Sunseap Group, announced today that it has received the green light for a US$150 million solar farm in Vietnam, the largest in the country to-date. The issuance of the Decision on Land Handover (Phase 1) for the 168 MegaWatt-peak (MWp) solar project in… Read more »

REC Group to install n-type mono solar cell line at Singapore production plant

Posted on April 30, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Mark Osborne Source: pv-tech.org Norway-Headquartered integrated PV module manufacturer REC Group is to install an N-type monocrystalline solar cell production line at its manufacturing facility in Singapore. REC has over 1.4GW of dedicated P-type multicrystalline cell and module assembly capacity at its single manufacturing facility in Singapore, which has been dedicated to its PERC… Read more »

Comintel Corp expects first waste-to-energy plant to contribute to earnings by June

Posted on April 27, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Billy Toh Source: theedgemarkets.com Comintel Corp Bhd (Comcorp) said today it expects its first waste-to-energy (WTE) plant at Kuang, Rawang to commence recurring revenue and profit generation by June upon the issuance of the formal commencement operation date (COD) certificate from the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda). Comcorp said following this, it intends to… Read more »

StarHub, Sunseap offer Singapore consumers 100% solar power plans

Posted on April 27, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Ping Manongdo Source: eco-business.com As Singapore’s electricity market opens up to greater competition, solar company Sunseap and infocomm giant StarHub partner to power households with up to 100 per cent clean and renewable energy. Consumers in Singapore who want to lower their environmental footprint and switch to cleaner energy can now do so without buying their own… Read more »

JAG completes 26 MW of PV plants in Miyagi

Posted on April 26, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Lucas Morais Source: renewablesnow.com Green infrastructure company Japan Asia Group Ltd (TYO:3751), or JAG, announced today it has completed work on a 26.3-MW solar power plant in Miyagi prefecture. Located in the town of Natori, the Natori Solar Way was developed by the firm’s energy arm JAG International Energy Co Ltd. The photovoltaic (PV) park… Read more »

Hexicon to manufacture floating wind platforms in Korea via new JV

Posted on April 26, 2018. Asian News.

Author: Ivan Shumkov Source: renewablesnow.com Swedish engineering company Hexicon AB plans to transfer its floating wind platform technology to a new joint venture in South Korea, where it will offer serial production of locally-made units. Korean integrated service provider COENS Co Ltd is the other party in the new joint venture. It has experience in… Read more »

German companies eye young solar energy market in Vietnam

Posted on April 24, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.investfeed.com Representatives of six German companies on Monday began their business trip in Vietnam to explore the potential of the local solar photovoltaic market. The Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Vietnam, which organized the trip, said the representatives participated in a conference in Ho Chi Minh City to discuss and learn about investment… Read more »

Softbank to cuts down carbon emissions with green energy blockchain pilot

Posted on April 24, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.businessamlive.com Softbank, a group of Japanese technology and energy firms, is launching a pilot project aimed to allow consumers in rural areas to trade renewable energy over a blockchain-based platform. Scheduled to start in June this year and endorsed by Japan’s ministry of the environment, the project will be supervised by energy trading startup Power… Read more »