B.Grimm and Xuan Cau to develop Southeast Asia’s largest solar project

Thailand’s B.Grimm Power has signed a cooperation agreement with Vietnam’s Xuan Cau to develop the largest solar PV project in Southeast Asia, standing at 420MW capacity in Tay Ninh, southwest Vietnam.

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Thai bank issues country’s first green bond raising US$60 million for renewables

Major Thailand-based financier TMB Bank has issued the country’s first green bond, with the World Bank’s IFC as the sole investor of the US$60 million bond, the funds of which will be used exclusively to finance climate-smart projects, particularly renewable energy.

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ADB finances Vena’s 42MW of large-scale solar projects in Indonesia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a roughly US$40 million project financing package for Vena Energy, formerly Equis Energy, to build four solar plants in eastern Indonesia, which are said to be the Southeast Asian country’s first utility-scale PV plants.

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Sunseap JV gets green light for 168MW solar project in Vietnam

A joint venture between Sunseap, InfraCo Asia and CMX Renewable Energy Canada has received the green light for a 168MW solar PV project in the Ninh Thuan province of Vietnam, which will be the largest in the country.

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TNB signs 30MW solar PPA with Majulia and Greencells

Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has signed a 21-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Halpro Engineering for a 30MW(AC) solar project in Pahang, Malaysia.

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Hoppecke providing energy storage to Sunseap solar-diesel hybrid system in Singapore

Singapore-based clean energy provider Sunseap Group has contracted German energy storage firm Hoppecke Asia Pacific to bring storage to Sunseap’s hybrid off-grid solar system at Tanglin Academy, the largest tennis academy in Singapore.

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ROUND-UP: Colombia’s ‘first’ floating plant, Iran’s Khorasan gets 10MW, Clenergy East Asia orders

EPM installs Colombia’s ‘first’ floating PV project, Iran’s South Khorasan Province gets first 10MW solar project, Clenergy bags orders form Japan, Vietnam and Thailand.

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Univergy to develop 44.4MW solar project in Vietnam

Univergy International has started a joint venture with Japanese company Europe Clean Energies Japan and the Vietnamese Thanh Nien Media Corporation, to develop a 44.4MW solar PV project in Dak Nong, Cu Jut district, Vietnam.

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Cambodian C&I solar opportunities still strong despite low voltage ban

Regulations released earlier this year halted the market for low voltage solar systems connected to the grid, but the larger consumer and the off-grid segments continue to show promise.

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Thailand’s Gulf Energy plans 48MW Vietnam solar project with TTC

Thai power firm Gulf Energy Development plans to build a 48MW solar project in Vietnam in partnership with conglomerate Thanh Thanh Cong Group (TTC Group), according to a filing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

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Filipino energy giant AboitizPower enters rooftop solar space

Major Filipino power firm AboitizPower is to enter the rooftop solar space via a new business unit.

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