Geothermal Power Plant is a First for Korea

Posted on February 16, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Joseph Shin Source: koreabizwire.com 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: philstar.com 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: koreajoongangdaily.joins.com 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: pv-tech.org 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: latinamericanpost.com 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: vietnambreakingnews.com 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: eco-business.com 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 »

Vietnamese island gears up for first solar bus

Posted on February 13, 2017. Asian News.

Source: english.vov.vn Vietnam’s first solar-powered bus started picking up passengers in the northern city of Haiphong on February 10. The bus service, which is free for now, runs four times a day on the tourist island of Cat Ba. The city said that the bus doesn’t produce greenhouse gas emissions and can be charged when… Read more »

San Miguel Corp. To Invest In Renewable Energy

Posted on February 10, 2017. Asian News.

Author: Jennifer Ong Source: ibtimes.ph It seems the next step for San Miguel Corp (SMC) is to further expand its presence in the energy industry by making an investment in renewable energy. It was revealed recently that the multinational conglomerate is now in talks with two Asian firms for a possible renewable energy partnership. “We have… Read more »

Etrion Connects First Half of 9.5 MW Aomori Solar Project in Japan

Posted on February 10, 2017. Asian News.

Source: myanmarsun.com Etrion Corporation (“Etrion” or the “Company”) (TSX: ETX) (OMX: ETX), a solar independent power producer, announces that the first two sites of the Aomori solar project totaling 5.3 megawatts (“MW”) have been connected to the grid and will start recognizing revenues following testing by the end of February 2017. These first two sites,… Read more »