Kamworks will harness sun to power residential tower

Kamworks Utility has clinched a deal to install and operate what could be the first commercial solar power system on a high-end residential tower in Cambodia, contributing to efforts to reduce elevated electricity costs through renewable energy, a company representative said on October 6. The Dutch-founded ...

Look to ASEAN for promising renewable energy markets

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN is a political and economic organization of ten Southeast Asian countries. Formed in 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, membership has since expanded to include Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Covering more than ...

PEA unit enters solar power system distribution deal

PEA ENCOM International Co on September 21 announced its collaboration with Fah Chai Engineering, a provider of solar power systems, to offer such systems via its PEA Shops nationwide, focusing on customers of its parent, the Provincial Electricity Authority. PEA Encom, a state enterprise, has been authorised ...

An elemental difference has developed among those concerned for wetland conservation

If this year’s severe drought returns next dry season, Uncle Wai Rodtayoy and other salt farmers in tambon Koek Kharm of Samut Sakhon, known as the country’s largest sea-salt-farming area, will see mounting debts. The price of salt this year bottomed at 450 baht per ...

B Grimm Power delays listing plan over change in accounting

B Grimm Power will postpone to next year its plan to list on the stock market because of a change in accounting standards, said company president Preeyanart Soontornwata. She said the new standards affected B Grimm Power’s plan for an initial public offering as it ...

Thai refiner Bangchak’s solar unit IPO to raise up to $170m

BCPG Pcl, the solar power unit of Thai oil refiner Bangchak Petroleum Pcl, could raise up to $170 million from an initial public offering this month, the company said on September 6. BCPG is planning to sell 590 million shares, or a 29.6 percent stake, ...

Myanmar told to exploit more solar, wind resources

Myanmar is moving to exploit solar and wind energy, but experts said such attempts must be stepped up to smoothen the country’s development. Soe Soe Ohn, director of the national electrification project at the Rural Development Department, said solar energy offered high potential particularly in rural ...

Myanmar green energy sector faces hurdles

 Myanmar’s goal of achieving a 100 per cent electrification rate by 2030, with 20 per cent of energy from renewable sources, is achievable but several hurdles need to be tackled first, energy experts have said. At the Myanmar Green Energy Summit 2016 last week, panellists agreed ...

Greenpeace defines plan to fund solar energy use

Filipinos can easily gain access to solar energy through financing package which spreads the initial cost over the long-term while generating savings on electricity bills, Greenpeace Philippines said. The group gathered financing companies and solar providers on August 17 to connect consumers to financing options and help ...

China's 5 year plan for energy

China’s 13th Five-Year Plan for energy might be one of the most anticipated official documents in the world and is one that will have far-reaching impacts on the carbon trajectory of the world’s number one emitter. Recently, information about the plan begins to surface in the Chinese ...

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