Aboitiz Power to build $28 million battery storage

Posted on December 17, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.philstar.com SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), the joint venture of SN Power of Norway and Aboitiz Power Corp., plans to construct a $28-million battery energy storage system (BESS) at its Magat hydro electric power plant (HEPP). The facility will be used to boost the company’s ancillary services and standby power supply that can be tapped… Read more »

PCC clears Kepco’s 38% equity stake in Solar Philippines

Posted on December 13, 2018. Asian News.

Source: The Philippine Star The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has cleared the acquisition of Kepco Philippines Holdings Inc. of shares in Solar Philippines Calatagan Corp. In a Dec. 4 decision the Mergers and Acquisitions Office of the PCC said the transaction would not lead to reduced competition in the power generation market. “While both are… Read more »

Alsons to shore up hydro generation portfolio by add’l 70MW capacity

Posted on December 13, 2018. Asian News.

Source: Manila Bulletin The power investment unit of Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. will be shoring up the group’s hydropower development portfolio next year by additional 70 megawatts. According to Joseph C. Nocos, vice president for project development of Alsons Power, the Alcantara firm will start work on their planned 40-megawatt hydropower project in Bago River… Read more »

Posco Daewoo to construct free solar plant in Myanmar

Posted on December 10, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://www.koreaherald.com/ Posco Daewoo, the trading unit of Posco, held a groundbreaking ceremony for a solar plant that it will build for free of charge on an island in Myanmar in hopes of boosting ties with the country, the company said Sunday The latest project, put together at the request of Myanmar’s Ministry of Electricity and… Read more »

Japan pushes eco-friendly reconstruction

Posted on December 10, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.postguam.com/ SAPPORO, Japan – Three months have passed since a strong earthquake hit Hokkaido in early September. In disaster-affected areas, an increasing number of people are using large numbers of trees felled by landslides. The central government, Hokkaido government, local forestry cooperatives and paper-manufacturing companies plan to cooperate with each other to use fallen trees,… Read more »

Canadian power company signs agreement for offshore wind in South Korea

Posted on December 06, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.owjonline.com A well-known Canadian power company with interests in offshore wind has signed a memorandum of understanding with a leading power and engineering company in South Korea. Northland Power confirmed reports in the South Korean press that it had signed a memorandum with Kepco E&C and said it looked forward to working with the Korean… Read more »

Unisun Energy Group plans entry into SE Asia’s PV and energy storage market

Posted on December 06, 2018. Asian News.

Source: http://www.asiaone.com/ The 3rd Annual ASEAN Solar+ Energy Storage Congress & Expo 2018 was held in Manila, Philippinesfrom November 14-15. With one of the main topics being an update on Thailand’s solar and energy storage market after the launch of the New National Electricity Development Plan, the event attracted the participation of around 900 industry stakeholders around the world, including regulators,… Read more »

Pöyry awarded owner’s engineer services assignment for 257MW solar PV power plant in Vietnam

Posted on December 03, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company has awarded Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for the 257 MWdc Hoa Hoi solar PV power plant project in Phu Yen province, Vietnam. Phu Yen TTP is a project company established by B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited from Thailand and Truong Thanh Vietnam Group (TTVN) from Vietnam. The… Read more »

Chinese adding 257MW shine in Vietnam

Posted on December 03, 2018. Asian News.

Source:  https://renews.biz/ JA Solar Holdings is to supply solar modules to Shanxi Electric Power Engineering totalling 257MW for a photovoltaic project in Phu Yen, Vietnam. Shanxi Electric Power Engineering president Jiping Chen said: “JA Solar takes a leading position in the R&D and production of high-performance PV products. “We are confident that JA’s high-efficiency modules and… Read more »

Yokohama inks solar power project with Japanese firm

Posted on November 30, 2018. Asian News.

Source: https://www.sunstar.com.ph/ Yokohama Tire Philippines, Incorporated (YTPI) recently signed an agreement with Thailand-based Japanese company Sharp Solar Solution Asia Co. Ltd. For Central Luzon’s largest solar roof power installation. Under the agreement signed between YTPI president and CEO Hitoshi Kobayashi and Sharp CEO Hideyuki Inada, the tire manufacturer will install some 15,000 solar panels on… Read more »