Southeast Asia

Cleantech Solar Commissions 625 kWp Rooftop Solar for Yachiyo India

Cleantech Solar has announced that it has commissioned a 625 kWp rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the manufacturing facility of Yachiyo India Manufacturing Private Limited in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan. Cleantech Solar said that the project was executed in record time, taking just 59 days from PPA signing to commissioning, including obtaining all regulatory and net […]

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U.S. to consider tariffs on solar panels made in Southeast Asia

U.S. trade officials on Monday said they will launch an investigation that could result in tariffs on solar panels imported from four Southeast Asian nations, a blow to clean energy project developers that rely on cheap imports to keep costs down. The Commerce Department’s decision regarding imports from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia was a […]

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100MW Offshore Wind Plant Launched in Vietnam Amid RE Push

Vietnam ‘s leading renewables firm Trung Nam Group has launched its first offshore wind farm amid the Southeast Asian country’s drive for clean energy, the company said on Monday. The 5 trillion dong ($220.17 million as $1 = 22,710 dong) farm in the southern province of Tra Vinh has 25 turbines with installed capacity of […]

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Projects to Create Green Grid, CCS Hubs Across ASEAN, Australia

National authorities and companies across Southeast Asia and Australia are seeking ways to pool renewable energy resources and form a green power grid in the region, according to media reports. Below are some of the projects engaged in developing this green grid that have been announced: ASEAN Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]

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China’s MingYang Bags 375 MW Wind Project in Vietnam

Chinese turbine maker MingYang Smart Energy has secured a supply contract with PowerChina International Group for the 375 MW Ca Mau offshore wind project in Vietnam. The project is the largest offshore wind power project in Vietnam and the entire Southeast Asia so far. MingYang, which was listed on the New York Stock Exchange from 2010 […]

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SUSI Partners to Fund Canopy Power’s Renewable Microgrids

Swiss fund manager SUSI Partners, through its Asia Energy Transition Fund (SAETF), has joined forces with Singapore-based microgrid technology provider Canopy Power to bring clean power solutions to off-grid locations across Southeast Asia. It is SUSI’s second investment in Southeast Asia following the creation of a joint venture with Malaysian company InvestEnergy which is dedicated […]

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World’s Module Capacity to Grow in ’21; Southeast Asia 2nd Top Supplier

Up to 400 GW of nameplate solar module manufacturing capacity and nearly 325 GW of nameplate cell capacity could be online by the end of 2021, says a new report. Southeast Asia is the second top production location for cell and module suppliers, following China and Taiwan, which are at the top. Clean Energy Associates […]

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Vietnam’s Position as Leading Wind Market in Southeast Asia is Under Threat: GWEC 

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) appreciates the recent decision by the Vietnamese government to approve an extension of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme for wind power in the country. However, the proposed reduction to the FIT risks damaging the growth of Vietnam’s promising wind power sector by slowing down investment, the creation of new […]

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EESL Invests in SWAG EV to Catalyse Energy Transformation in SE Asia

EESL will invest in SWAG EV, an emerging e-mobility player in an attempt to catalyse an energy transformation in Southeast (SE) Asia. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), as per its claims the world’s largest energy service company, has announced it will invest in SWAG EV, an emerging e-mobility player to drive the use of electric […]

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