Month: January 2018

Nexif Energy providing power in Thailand

Nexif Energy to supply EGAT with 110MW

The energy project could reach the financial close by the first quarter this year. Nexif Energy has announced that it has signed an engineering, procurement and construction contract for its 110 megawatt (MW) cogeneration project in Rayong Province, Thailand’s. Nexif was granted the project in June 2017 and is making progress fast, towards achieving financial …

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Asian Power: Southeast Asia's solar industry thrives despite market expectations

Southeast Asia’s solar industry thrives despite market expectations

The solar explosion may be diminishing in some countries, but definitely not in Southeast Asia. When forecasters noticed slower solar PV installations worldwide in 2017, when developed markets neared saturation, it put investors under loads of stress to determine whether Southeast Asia would be the next fountain of solar growth. Analysts can speculate the potential …

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Egat's Mae Moh power plant in Lampang. Both fossil fuels and renewable energy will be deregulated. JIRAPORN KUHAKAN

EGAT says the Market Quota will now end

Energy policymakers are currently planning to end the twenty year quota regime by expanding the state-controlled power generation business to private sector competition, quoted by the Energy Minister himself Mr Siri Jirapongphun. Thailand will now be removing the special quota from state-owned Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). “Thailand needs to increase power supply and allowing …

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PV solar array in the Philippines

Philippines’ Solar usage ranked 1st in the developing world

This year, the Philippines has been ranked at number No. 1 among the developing countries in Asia in terms of the use of solar PV systems for electricity generation, according to a Dutch consultancy firm. “The Philippines is still relatively young when it comes to solar development, but was able to get seven active projects …

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