Asian group eyes green productivity

Posted on February 20, 2017. Asian News.

Author:  Jaime Pilapil Source: The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) is pursuing a strategic direction to address sustainability issues and broaden the concept of green productivity (GP) that had already taken root in member countries. Secretary-General Dr. Santhi Kanoktanaporn, addressing the 15th Annual Meeting of the APO Green Productivity Advisory Committee (GPAC) here last February… Read more »

DSM buys assets of Chinese PV backsheets maker

Posted on February 17, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Ivan Shumkov Source: Dutch science-based company Royal DSM (AMS:DSM) has bought the technology and other assets of Chinese solar photovoltaic (PV) backsheets maker Suzhou SunShine New Materials Technology Co Ltd. Sunshine uses a co-extrusion technology to manufacture polymer backsheets that increase PV modules’ durability and output. This technology eliminates the risk of interlayer… Read more »

Time to use solar power for farming

Posted on February 17, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Kang Nam-hoon Source: Jühnde is a farming village near Gottinggen, Germany. The small village of about 170 households has a self-sufficient energy system with renewable energy instead of using fossil fuel. The surplus energy after village’s consumption is sold to other areas for additional income. In Europe, farmers and coops voluntarily participate in… Read more »

Geothermal Power Plant is a First for Korea

Posted on February 16, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Joseph Shin Source: Electricity generated from geothermal energy will soon be distributed to South Korean households for the first time in history. The electricity will come from Pohang, a city on the southeast coast of the Korean Peninsula, which has been making use of geothermal energy some four kilometers below the surface of… Read more »

Basic Energy sells 9% stake to Thai company

Posted on February 16, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Danessa Rivera Source: Basic Energy Corp. will sell unissued shares to Thailand-based Vintage Engineering Public Co. Ltd. (VTE) in line with their joint development of renewable energy (RE) projects here and abroad. In a disclosure yesterday, Basic said it has entered into a subscription agreement with VTE, a publicly-listed company in Thailand, “for… Read more »

Kepco breaks ground on Jordanian wind farm

Posted on February 15, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Kim Young-Nam Source: The Korea Electric Power Corporation has begun construction of a wind power plant in Ma’an, Jordan, about 100 miles south of the country’s capital of Amman. The Korean power company, also known as Kepco, is the sole investor in the project. It will operate the plant for 20 years starting… Read more »

China Sunergy to begin solar module production in Sacramento, California

Posted on February 15, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Mark Osborne Source: China-headquartered solar cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy (CSUN) said in a joint statement with the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) that it was establishing a solar module assembly facility at the McClellan Business Park near Sacramento, California. An existing 140,000 square-foot building at the former McClellan Air… Read more »

South Korea, Cuba to boost cooperation in renewable energy

Posted on February 14, 2017. Asian News.

Source: South Korea will boost cooperation in renewable energy with Cuba as part of its technology exchange program with the Caribbean country, the ministry of strategic planning and finance said on Monday. Representatives from both countries will meet on Monday within the framework of a South Korea-Cuba forum where they will analyze ways to… Read more »

Bản in : Central province taps renewable energy sources

Posted on February 14, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Central Thua Thien-Hue province is utilising renewable energy sources like hydro, solar and biomass power to serve daily use, addressing environmental pollution and saving expenses. Thua Thien-Hue has put four hydropower plants into operation with a combined capacity of 314.5 megawatts (MW) and contributing over 1 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) to the national… Read more »

Blue Solar & Conergy complete new solar project in Thailand

Posted on February 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: Global solar downstream company Conergy and Blue Solar Co., Ltd, a local solar power firm, announce the completion this past December of a new 5 MWp solar power plant in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. To date, Conergy has supported the development of more than a dozen solar farms in Thailand. This new project is… Read more »