Gannawarra battery-integrated solar farm – Australia’s largest – officially opened

Posted on June 28, 2019. Asian News.

Source: The Gannawarra solar and energy storage project near Kerang in western Victoria has had its official launch on Friday, to mark the largest pairing of a solar farm and a grid-scale battery system in Australia. State energy minister Lily D’Ambrosio officially anointed the landmark project, which has combined 60MW of PV panels and a… Read more »

Sunseap in tie-up on solar projects in Taiwan

Posted on June 28, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Singapore solar energy company Sunseap Group will develop projects in Taiwan under a joint venture with Pacific Green Energy. The venture plans to develop around 100 megawatt peak of solar projects over three years. Some of Sunseap’s previous Taiwan projects include installing a solar system on the rooftops of a major cable manufacturer’s new… Read more »

SMA is the supplier of system tech to EVN’s 1st enormous scale solar system in Vietnam

Posted on June 28, 2019. Asian News.

Source: SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has supplied system technology to a 54MW PV power plant located in Dak Nong Province in Vietnam. In collaboration with its Chinese EPC customer SUMEC Complete Equipment & Engineering, Co., Ltd (SUMEC-CEEC), SMA delivered 9 Medium Voltage Power Station 6000SC (MVPS-6000-20), a turnkey solution equipped with two Sunny Central… Read more »

Magwe aims to meet country’s power needs through solar energy

Posted on May 28, 2019. Asian News.

Source: A worker walks past solar photovoltaic cells at a solar power plant in western Ukraine.The biggest solar power plant in the country will start producing an estimated 20 megawatts of electricity next week, a senior official of the Magwe regional government said. The solar plant, on 800 acres of land between Zee Ain and Lay… Read more »

Japan switches on first new geothermal power plant in 23 years

Posted on May 28, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Japan’s 46MW Wasabizawa Geothermal Power Plant began commercial operation on Monday, marking the country’s first new large-scale geothermal power station in 23 years. Located in Yuzawa city in the Japanese Akita prefecture, the Wasabizawa Geothermal Power Plant is a joint project between Electric Power Development (more commonly known as J-Power), Mitsubishi Materials Corporation,… Read more »

Formosa Taffeta goes green by awarding solar rooftop contract to a Vietnamese renewable developer

Posted on May 21, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Based on Formosa Taffeta sustainable development policy and the success of solar rooftop projects being developed by Indefol, Formosa Taffeta Vietnam Company started to explore further on solar rooftop energy. After 3 months of work, both sides sought agreement on technical and commercial terms. This project uses the world class technologies which is calculated… Read more »

CIP raises $700m in first close of new renewables fund

Posted on May 21, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund, CIP New Markets Fund I K/S, will invest in renewable energy infrastructure, including solar, in countries throughout Latin America and Asia. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has reached a first close of $700 million with its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure New Markets Fund I K/S (CI NMF I), with investments… Read more »

Scatec Solar plugs in 65-MW plant in Malaysia

Posted on May 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Oslo-based Scatec Solar ASA (OSL:SSO) said today it has hooked to the grid the 65-MW DC Jasin solar power plant in Malaysia. This facility brings Scatec Solar’s total operational capacity in the country up to 130 MW across two sites and the company has a third 65-MW solar park under completion. Each of the… Read more »

P2B biomass power plant inaugurated in Negros

Posted on May 15, 2019. Asian News.

Source: BACOLOD CITY—The Victorias Milling Company (VMC) inaugurated a 40-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant worth P2 billion in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, on Tuesday, as part of its celebration of 100 years in sugar production. The inauguration was led by VMC president Minnie Chua, VMC Chairman Wilson Young, Senators Cynthia Villar and Juan Miguel Zubiri,… Read more »

Univergy nabs EPCM deal for 50-MW PV project in Vietnam

Posted on May 06, 2019. Asian News.

Source: Spanish-Japanese company Univergy International on Friday said it has won an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for a 50-MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Vietnam. Local developer Hoanh Son Group awarded the Owner Engineering contract to the European firm. Under its terms, Univergy’s Japanese arm (Univergy KK) will send its EPCM team… Read more »