Neo Solar Power completes 200MWp high-efficiency PV module factory

Posted on June 28, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Nuying Huang, Taipei; Adam Hwang Source: Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power on June 26 held an inauguration ceremony for a high-efficiency PV module factory with annual production capacity of 200MWp in Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan, according to the company. The factory has started trial production in small volumes and… Read more »

Phinma Energy plans on geothermal deal this year with more to follow in 2018

Posted on June 27, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: Earlier this year, we reported of the renaming of Trans-Asia Petroleum into Phinma Energy, the company now announces that it is hopeful in closing a geothermal project deal within this year. As reported by PhilStar, Phinma has been looking at geothermal projects as it shifts its focus from the capital intensive petroleum… Read more »

Sharp to build 16 MW of rooftop PV in Thailand

Posted on June 26, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Brian Publicover Source: SSSA will build rooftop solar systems at 16 of Big C’s outlets in Thailand, beginning with the chain’s stores near the national capital, in Nakhon Pathom province and Samut Prakan province. The two sides did not disclose the terms of the deal. The Sharp subsidiary will install the arrays in cooperation… Read more »

JinkoSolar serves rising sun

Posted on June 23, 2017. Asian News.

Source: JinkoSolar is to supply solar modules to the 38.4MW Tomakomai photovoltaic project being developed by Fuji Electric in Japan. The project, which will be located on the southern Japanese island of Hokkaido, also includes a 10 megawatt-hour energy storage system to help adjust to variable loads. JinkoSolar will deliver the modules between July to… Read more »

Look to the sky for SE Asia’s energy future, says Thai solar pioneer

Posted on June 22, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Thin Lei Win Source: When Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern was looking for loans to build a solar farm in 2009, bank after bank rejected her. They cited her lack of experience in running commercial solar projects, even though she had spent years installing off-grid systems across Thailand. Her new project was a first for… Read more »

EU & Vietnam sign joint declaration on sustainable energy cooperation

Posted on June 22, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Luong Nhi Source: As a side event at the launch of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group, a joint declaration on reinforced cooperation in the field of sustainable energy was signed between Vietnam and the European Union, together with Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Spain, and the UK, on June… Read more »

More renewable energy projects licensed

Posted on June 21, 2017. Asian News.

Source: The Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee has accepted commitments from 20 investors to invest in the renewable energy sector in the province. This is a part of the province’s plan to become a large energy center of the country in the next few years. These include a commitment to build three wind and… Read more »