ROUND-UP: Sharp’s 48MW in Vietnam, Final term for ARENA CEO, ABB supplies Dubai villas

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Reddit
Email
Credit: ABB

Sharp to build 48MW Vietnamese solar project

26 February: Sharp Corporation has signed an agreement with the Gia Lai Electricity Joint Stock Company (GEC), an affiliate of conglomerate TTC Group, to build a 48MW solar PV plant in Vietnam.

This article requires Premium SubscriptionBasic (FREE) Subscription

Unlock unlimited access for 12 whole months of distinctive global analysis

Photovoltaics International is now included.

  • Regular insight and analysis of the industry’s biggest developments
  • In-depth interviews with the industry’s leading figures
  • Unlimited digital access to the PV Tech Power journal catalogue
  • Unlimited digital access to the Photovoltaics International journal catalogue
  • Access to more than 1,000 technical papers
  • Discounts on Solar Media’s portfolio of events, in-person and virtual

Or continue reading this article for free

The plant will be constructed in Thua Thien Hue Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It will have a power generation capacity estimated at 61,570MWh per annum, to power the equivalent of 32,628 Vietnamese households. The project is expected to be complete in September this year.

TTC Group last year announced plans to develop 1GW of solar parks in Vietnam.

Ivor Frischknecht not seeking third term as ARENA CEO

27 February: After overseeing 320 projects which have led to more than AU$3.5 billion dollars of investment over the last six years, Ivor Frischknecht has advised the Government he will not be seeking a third term as the chief executive of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

A release from minister for environment and energy Josh Frydenberg stated: “Mr Frischknecht has helped to make ARENA a success by utilising his expertise in energy, innovation and early stage investment. Under his guidance, ARENA has developed a clear set of priority investment areas consistent with the Turnbull Government’s emphasis on affordable and reliable energy.”

ARENA has invested in the construction of 12 new large-scale solar farms, a variety of battery projects during Frischknecht’s tenure.

ABB to deliver inverters to Dubai villa owners

21 February: ABB is to provide 600 UNO-DM-PLUS grid-connected single phase solar inverters together with its Aurora web monitoring platform to power new-build villas in Hatta, Dubai.

The installation is being sponsored by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) which is offering free solar panel installation across the 600 villas to all UAE nationals in Hatta. T

The project management, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning, along with subsequent O&M is being undertaken by Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) and Al Mostajed Technologies Co LLC (AMT). 

Read Next

May 15, 2024
The Australian government’s 2024-2025 budget includes an investment in clean energy manufacturing and an energy bill rebate for households.
May 14, 2024
The Australian government has approved a 800MW solar-plus-storage project in Southern Queensland, developed by SkyLab.
May 9, 2024
Major Chinese solar manufacturer Trina Solar has expanded operations at its Vietnam solar wafer manufacturing facility.
April 26, 2024
The Ningbo Boway Alloy Materials Company has announced plans to expand its TOPCon cell manufacturing capacity in the US by 2GW.
April 23, 2024
Tokyo-headquartered solar manufacturer VSUN has commenced commercial production of its 4GW silicon wafer plant in Vietnam.
April 22, 2024
The Australian government will launch a 6GW renewable energy tender next month under its expanded Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS).

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinars
May 29, 2024
11am (EDT) / 5pm (CEST)
Solar Media Events
June 4, 2024
London, UK
Upcoming Webinars
June 11, 2024
3:00 PM (BST) / 4:00 PM (CEST)
Solar Media Events
July 2, 2024
Athens, Greece