German firm Siemens has won a US$17.5 million contract to supply inverter systems and other equipment to investment and construction corporation Trungnam Group’s 258MW solar farm in the southern Vietnamese province of Ninh Tuan.
Trungnam Group will use single-axis trackers for a 258MW solar project located in Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam, which is claimed to be the first tracker-based PV project in the country and the largest with trackers in Southeast Asia.
A joint venture between Thai energy firm B.Grimm Power and Vietnamese conglomerate Xuan Cau Group has awarded Beijing-based PowerChina International Group a contract to build the largest solar PV project in Southeast Asia.
Australia’s energy and environment minister has hailed the country’s accelerating residential energy storage sales as a report has emerged from Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel which says the “financial equation is straightforward” for adding batteries to home PV systems.
juwi Shizen bags EPC order for 42MW Japan solar plant, Financiers plan renewables for 9,300 Solomon Islanders, World Bank to provide US$250 million loan for electricity distribution sector reforms in Rajasthan, India.
Thai agro-industrial and food conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has signed an agreement with local clean energy firm Gunkul Engineering to install a 40MW rooftop solar project at CPF’s manufacturing plants for self-consumption.
Sharp Energy Solutions Corporation (SESJ), a subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation, has completed a 1.6MW solar project inside Jakabaring Sports City, a sports complex in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia.
Thailand has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) requesting consultations with the US over its 30% solar import tariffs and discussions over trade compensation, according to a WTO filing dated 21 June.