Electricity production

Renewable energy production

China poised for Thailand’s solar move

In March, Thailand announced it will draft a master plan to reach net zero carbon emissions. Though it has not set a date for net zero, that deadline will proably be announced in November at the COP26 UN climate talks. According to energy secretary Kulit Sombasiri, talking ...

Tyler Roney

Mekong Delta attractive to renewable energy investment

Eleven of 13 cities and provinces in the region hold great potential for solar energy development, with average solar radiation of 1.387-1.534 Kwh per year. Coastal areas in the region have high potential to develop wind power, with wind speeds of 6.5-7m per second. Taking advantage of its natural conditions and investment ...

VNA

Bac Lieu prioritises renewable energy

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu has chosen renewable energy as one of its top priorities, aiming to restructure the economy towards green growth and sustainable development. To capitalise on its potential and strengths, the province has taken the initiative in proposing that the Government leave the Cai ...

VNA

Super set to build hybrid power plant

SET-listed Super Energy Corporation is planning to develop Thailand’s first power plant based on hybrid renewable resources under a “firm” power purchase agreement (PPA). A firm PPA refers to a steady supply of electricity provided to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat). Usually renewable power, except ...

YUTHANA PRAIWAN

Myanmar Junta Invites Bids for New Solar Power Projects

The military regime is seeking tenders to implement 12 solar power projects to raise foreign currency, with some 40 firms including Thai and Chinese companies planning to make bids. Bids for the 12 solar power projects were invited on May 24 and tenders are to be ...

THE IRRAWADDY

Japan Shifts Toward Clean Energy in Southeast Asia as China Stokes up Coal

Japan has launched a $10 billion fund to promote clean energy in Southeast Asia, amid growing signs that the world’s third-largest economy is shifting away from the investments in coal-fired power generation still heavily promoted by its key strategic rival for regional influence – China. The Asia ...

Laos to sell Vietnam its wind power with help from Mitsubishi

The facility will have power generation capacity of 600 megawatts, making it one of the largest onshore wind farms in Southeast Asia, reported Nikkei Asia. It is expected to cost hundreds of millions of dollars. A Mitsubishi subsidiary will take a 20% stake in a joint ...

As Banks Shun Coal, Vietnam Emerges an Unlikely Solar Champion

Nguyen Tuan was watching the sun shine down on his four-hectare cantaloupe farm in southern Vietnam when he realized it could do more than help his crops grow. The 46-year-old installed 40 solar panels on greenhouses at his farm 55 miles outside of Ho Chi Minh ...

Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen, Dan Murtaugh, John Boudreau

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement

Thailand is close to completing one the world’s biggest floating hydro-solar hybrid projects on the surface of a dam, a step toward boosting renewable energy production after years of criticism for reliance on fossil fuels. About 144,417 solar panels are being installed on a reservoir in ...

Reuters

Vietnam’s largest wind power plant enters operation

HCMC-based energy firm Trungnam Group Friday has put its wind power plant in central Ninh Thuan Province into operation, considered the country’s largest to date. The plant, which spreads over an area of 900 hectares in Thuan Bac District, has 45 turbines with a total capacity ...

Nguyen Quy

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