Vietnam introduces utility-scale solar FiT and rooftop net metering

Posted on April 20, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Tom Kenning Source: pv-tech.org Vietnam has confirmed a long-awaited feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme for utility-scale solar projects along with a net metering scheme for rooftop PV systems. The FiT would be valid from 1 June 2017 to 30 June 2019, although the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is also conducting a study on… Read more »

Gunungkidul selected to pilot climate change mitigation efforts

Posted on April 19, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Bambang Muryanto Source: thejakartapost.com Tens of thousands of tree seedlings of various species have been planted in karst and critical areas, which cover 3,293 hectares of land, in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, as part of climate change mitigation efforts. “We have planted 66,800 tree seedlings. In the 10th year of this program, it is expected that… Read more »

Phinma Energy revives bid to develop hydropower

Posted on April 18, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Danessa Rivera Source: philstar.com Phinma Energy Corp. is eyeing hydropower and waste-to-energy projects as part of efforts to further expand its renewable energy portfolio, The company is undertaking studies in developing the Ilog hydropower service contract (HSC) in Negros Occidental, Phinma Energy SVP Raymundo Reyes Jr. told The STAR. “The Ilog HSC is in… Read more »

Korea East-West Power, SK Gas to Build Asia’s largest renewable energy multi-complex

Posted on April 18, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Lee Song-hoon Source: businesskorea.co.kr SK and state-owned Korea East-West Power Co. will create Asia’s largest new renewable energy multi-complex in Dangjin, South Chungcheong Province. Korea East-West Power Co. and SK Gas Co. signed a memorandum of understanding with Dangjin Eco Power Corp. and SK D&D Co. in Dangjin, South Chungcheong Province, on April 13… Read more »

N. Sumatra governor calls for cooperation with France in renewable energy

Posted on April 13, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Nurni Sulaiman Source: thejakartapost.com The North Sumatra administration is looking to cooperate with the French government in renewable energy-based electricity projects in the province. North Sumatra Governor Tengku Erry Nuradi expressed his administration’s interest during a meeting with French Ambassador to Indonesia Jean-Charles Berthonnet in Medan on Monday evening. “North Sumatra is in dire… Read more »

SHS Holdings signs MOU to develop solar farm in Vietnam

Posted on April 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: english.vov.vn SHS Holdings Ltd. has announced that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinenergy Holdings Pte Ltd, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ninh Thuan People’s Committee to develop a 300MW solar farm. The proposed farm would be constructed by Singaporean based SHS Holdings on agricultural land in Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam. This proposed… Read more »

VN wants investment from Hungary

Posted on April 12, 2017. Asian News.

Source: vietnamnews.vn Việt Nam would like to see increased investment from Hungary into the country in several fields the European nation is strong in, Việt Nam’s top legislator told her counterpart during talks in Budapest yesterday. Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Việt Nam Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân suggested to Speaker of the National Assembly… Read more »

Government to invest W760B in energy R&D

Posted on April 12, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Kim Young-Nam, Choi Hyung-Jo Source: koreajoongangdaily.joins.com The Korean government will spend 760 billion won ($660 million) this year on research and development in growing energy sectors including renewable energy and smart grids, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Tuesday. The budget represents a 36 percent increase from last year. “The government will… Read more »

AboitizPower named Best Managed Power Company in Asia

Posted on April 11, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: thinkgeoenergy.com Aboitiz Power, one of the leading geothermal operators in the Philippines has been named the Best Managed Power Company in Asia in the recent Finance Asia’s Annual Best companies Asia Poll. AboitizPower has been recently named the Best Managed Power Company in Asia in Finance Asia’s 17th Annual Best Companies… Read more »