Malaysia’s Green Islamic Sukuk funds green tech projects

Posted on October 26, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Ayisy Yusof Source: nst.com.my Malaysia has the potential for green financing 130 potential projects comprising 111 renewable energy (RE) projects and 19 energy efficiency (EE) projects that worth about RM1.9 billion and RM248 million, respectively. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili said the country is moving towards the right… Read more »

US, Asia investment giants buy out Australia’s biggest solar project

Posted on October 26, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Sophie Vorrath Source: reneweconomy.com.au The Asia-Pacific region’s largest renewables developer, and the company behind one of Australia’s biggest planned solar projects, has sold its $5 billion portfolio of projects to a consortium of high powered global investors in a deal that is being described as the largest ever purchase of renewable energy generation assets. Singapore-based… Read more »

NTU Singapore, Engie install long-span wind turbine at Semakau Landfill

Posted on October 25, 2017. Asian News.

Source: wind.energy-business-review.com Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Engie have developed and installed a new long-span wind turbine at Semakau Landfill. Said to be nation’s first of its kind, the turbine features three 10.5m long-span rotor blades designed to produce 100 kilowatts of electricity. The wind turbine, which is developed as part of Singapore’s… Read more »

Ca Mau calls for investment in renewable energy

Posted on October 25, 2017. Asian News.

Source: en.nhandan.org.vn The southern province of Ca Mau will put into place a number of appropriate policies and mechanisms to encourage enterprises to invest in the renewable energy sector. Vice Chairman of Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee, Lam Van Bi made the commitment at a conference on renewable energy development, held in Cau Mau, on… Read more »

SolarBK first local firm licensed to build solar farm

Posted on October 24, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Phuong Thu Source: vir.com.vn The leading renewable energy solutions provider in Vietnam, SolarBK, has just received a licence to develop a 4.4-megawatt peak solar farm in Danang, acting not only as the project owner, but also the first Vietnamese engineering, procurement, and construction firm for a solar project. Located on a 6.7-hectare plot in… Read more »

Modern Energy Management wins contract for Vietnam wind farm

Posted on October 24, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tildy Bayar Source: powerengineeringint.com One of Vietnam’s first commercial-scale wind farms is underway with the announcement that its initial phase is to be overseen by Thai project management firm Modern Energy Management (MEM). The 144 MW intertidal Tra Vinh project is being developed by South Korea’s Woojin Construction, special-purpose company Tra Vinh Wind Power and Netherlands-based development… Read more »

Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Teams Up With Goldman on Japan Clean Energy

Posted on October 23, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Chisake Watanabe Source: bloomberg.com Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund is teaming up with a company created by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to make its first-ever investments in renewable-energy projects in Japan. The fund, GIC Pte, will become a corporate partner in GS Renewable Holdings GK, the parent of Japan Renewable Energy Corp., the companies said in a statement Friday. Terms of… Read more »

Government/ World Bank $275m geothermal fund to push development in Indonesia

Posted on October 23, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: thinkgeoenergy.com Indonesia launching $275 million Geothermal Fund to be managed by PT SMI to push geothermal development in the country. Representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Ministry of Finance and PT SMI from Indonesia will be presenting at the upcoming IGC Invest Geothermal event. Indonesia pushes ahead… Read more »

US grant for 100MW site off Vietnam

Posted on October 20, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Craig Richard Source: windpoweroffshore.com The United States’ Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to a Vietnamese power engineering company to support development of a 100MW offshore project. Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 2 (PECC2) is developing the two-phase Tan Thuan nearshore project off the coast of Vietnam’s southernmost province Ca… Read more »

Fukushima renewables-integrating battery system to be built by IHI Energy Storage

Posted on October 20, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Andy Colthorpe Source: energy-storage.news US systems integrator IHI Energy Storage will build a 500kW / 2.5MWh energy storage system in Japan’s Fukushima region, for completion by April 2018. IHI Energy Storage, a Chicago-based subsidiary of Japan’s IHI Corporation, which supplies industrial equipment and builds infrastructure projects and energy assets, said yesterday that the project… Read more »