Vivant Energy Corp. enters solar energy business

Posted on May 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: The vivant energy corp. (vec) has signed a shareholders’ agreement with a chinese company for a solar rooftop business. Vivant Corp.’s power unit has signed an agreement with the ET Energy Pilipinas Holding Corp. (ETPHC) for the creation of a joint venture company that will develop solar installations on commercial and industrial sites… Read more »

AboitizPower eyes building more hydro plants in Mindanao, Philippines

Posted on May 05, 2017. Asian News.

Source: How will they tackle the current oversupply in the area? Philippines-based IPP AboitizPower said it plans putting up more hydropower facilities in Mindanao, but it is still biding its time given the electricity oversupply in the area. AboitizPower has just recently completed its 68MW Hedcor Manolo Fortich Hydro power project in Bukidnon. According… Read more »

PH goes ‘tech neutral’ in new energy projects

Posted on May 04, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Villamor Visaya Jr. Source: Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said his agency was pursuing a “technology neutral” program for developing more power facilities, to increase supply without raising the cost of electricity. “Technology neutral” means that the Department of Energy has no preferred technology when it approves new power plant projects. But Cusi said… Read more »

Strukton International Awarded Palmerah Tidal Bridge Project in Indonesia

Posted on May 04, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Tidal Bridge BV, a joint venture of Strukton International and DEC, has been awarded the contract to construct the Palmerah Tidal Bridge in Indonesia. The Dutch company will build a floating bridge in the Larantuka Strait, located in East Flores in the eastern part of Indonesia. This floating bridge will be linked to… Read more »

Vietnamese utility to add 350 MW of solar – report

Posted on May 03, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Ivan Shumkov Source: A member of the Viet Nam Electricity Group (EVN) has proposed to build two solar power plants in Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan province with a combined capacity of 350 MW, Viet Nam News’ Biz Hub reports. Power Generation Corporation 3, or Genco 3, plans to build the photovoltaic (PV) parks on… Read more »

Pure Energy to kick off hydro power plant construction in Quezon

Posted on May 03, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Pure energy holdings corp and its partners will begin the construction of the two mini-hydropower plants that will provide three megawatts (mw) of clean power supply in real, quezon. Subsidiaries Blue Energy Holdings and Management Corp. and Repower Energy Development Corp (REDC) formed a consortium with the Giga United Power and Willy N…. Read more »

Indonesia: new policy scheme and PV projects

Posted on May 01, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Ilias Tsagas Source: Indonesia recently brought in a new renewable energy law that changes the remuneration tariffs for renewable energy projects, including solar PV systems. Furthermore, the country’s state-owned utility recently signed agreements for new photovoltaic capacity. A few weeks ago, Indonesia’s government approved the Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Decree (MD) No…. Read more »

Vietnam wants to copy SMC venture

Posted on May 01, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Louella Desiderio Source: The Vietnamese government has shown interest in copying the tidal power project of San Miguel Corp. SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon Ang told reporters during his recent meeting with the trade minister of Vietnam that mentioned SMC’s plan to develop a 20,000-megawatt (MW) ocean tidal power project in… Read more »

Green Growth Strategy stirs up local power mix

Posted on April 28, 2017. Asian News.

Source: State-run Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has just adopted a resolution on developing solar photovoltaic (PV) power with the aim of generating more power for the country’s fast-approaching need. If this bold move manifests into action, EVN will be the first state-owned firm in Vietnam to develop renewable energy. From the past till now,… Read more »