Asia

Fukushima Is Becoming a Renewable Energy Hub Making Use of the Area Tainted by Radiation
Japan is deploying a 300b ($2.75b) yen venture to turn disaster-stricken Fukushima to a green-energy farm, with the project’s first solar plant scheduled to be launched in January 2020.
Nov 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, Japan, Asia, Fukushima
JinkoSolar is adding 5 gigawatts more of mono wafer capacity at the Leshan facility
The solar supplier keeps speeding up production capacity expansion and expects 10 gigawatts of mono wafers production within the framework of Sichuan project annually starting with Q2 of the next year.
Nov 9, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, JinkoSolar, Asia, mono wafer
IT waste recycling firm launches Singapore- and France-based facilities
TES has published the press statement on the new recycling factories, which are promised to become top in e-waste recycling. As well the recycler is planning to give second life to spent EVB for commercial and residential use.
Nov 8, 2019 // Storage, France, Europe, Asia, recycling, Singapore, TES
Tuvalu receives a $6 million grant for renewable energy goals
Asian Development Bank allocates a grant for the country in South Pacific to help it reach its goal to become fully renewable in 2025.
Nov 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Rooftop PV, Australia, Asia, rooftop PV, Oceania, Tuvalu
Uzbekistan invites Thailand-based Helios to implement a 110 megawatt solar solution
A new huge solar project is under development in Uzbekistan. The country has invited the foreign supplier to install the system in the southwestern part of Tashkent.
Nov 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Thailand, Asia, Uzbekistan, Helios Energy
Pyrazine polymer PHATNs up cathode in sodium-ion batteries
Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed an organic polymer electrode which they claim demonstrates stable function for a sodium-ion battery over 50,000 cycles and also offers encouraging performance in magnesium-ion and aluminum-ion storage devices.
Nov 7, 2019 // Technology, Storage, China, Asia, lithium, University of Maryland, sodium-ion battery, polymer electrode
Chhattisgarh Floats Tenders for 5,000 Solar Pumps and 700 Solar Trees
The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued two tenders for the supply and installation of 5,000 small solar irrigation pumps and 700 solar trees in the state.
Nov 7, 2019 // BIPV, Technology, Markets & Finance News, India, Asia, tenders, CREDA, pumps, solar trees
Ginlong Solis informs of an 82% revenue growth in the third quarter of 2019
The major string solar inverter supplier is going to focus on large-scale solar projects development along with engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning in China
Nov 6, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Inverters, China, Asia, Ginlong Solis
LONGi boosting M6 solar-grade mono-Si wafers
The largest China-based solar-grade mono-Si wafer maker LONGi Green Energy Technology has been pushing for usage of M6 solar-grade mono-Si wafers (in a square shape eith side width of 166mm) through adopting such wafers for its in-house production of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) mono-Si solar cells, according to industry sources.
Nov 6, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, solar cells, Asia, wafers, LONGi, mono-Si
Tata and Rockefeller launch India-focused clean energy microgrid unit
Two giants in financing and Indian power are collaborating on a clean energy microgrid operation they claim will deliver power to five million Indian households with 10,000 grids over the next decade.
Nov 5, 2019 // Plants, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, India, Asia, maharashtra, Ashish Khanna, Microgrids, rockefeller foundation, tprel, tata power, Praveer Sinha, Rajiv J. Shah
Over a million tons of Li-ion batteries are expected to reach end of life by 2030
The recycling industry volume is expected to increase ten times by 2030, driven by vast battery usage in electric vehicles and portable electronic devices. Reusing of valuable materials is becoming a vital necessity. Scores of companies around the world are ready to give second life to the used lithium batteries.
Nov 5, 2019 // Storage, USA, storage, China, Asia, recycling, lithium, North America, Circular Energy Storage, Hans Eric Melin
The major floating PV plant in Saemangeum (South Korea) stands up for its rights
The Ministry of National Defense of South Korea assures that a major floating PV generator that is planned to be located in the Saemangeum tidal flat will give no impact on military flight and landing operations of United States military forces based nearby.
Nov 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Choi Hyun-soo
SunAlpha Energy Offers Financing Scheme for Rooftop Solar Plants
During the initial launch of the facility, SunAlpha Energy wants to target around one thousand homes and businesses with rooftop solar plants.
Nov 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, Rajasthan, SunAlpha Energy, Raghav Mittal
Abdul Latif Jameel unit launches solar plants in Jordan
The four solar plants will supply more than 600 GWh per year in Jordan
Nov 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Jordan, Asia, Abdul Latif Jameel, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, Omar Al Razzaz, Tristn Higuero, Raad Al Saady
Singyes shareholders approve China bail-out
The margin of support for the proposed $198 million takeover by a Beijing entity came as no surprise and the deal now hinges on the holders of $430 million of defaulted debts supporting a delayed settlement of their claims. First up, though, is a date with a winding-up petition on Monday.
Nov 2, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, Singyes, Zhuo Jianming, Xiong Shi