Singapore has joined the pile of countries going to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to demand a consultation with the US over its 30% solar import tariffs, according to a WTO filing from Friday 9 February.
Sunseap signs 4MW commercial solar PPA with PSA in Singapore, Luxcara acquires 45MW solar project in southern Spain for institutional investors, Equis commissions 5MW of solar in Taiwan, Local firm completes 1.5MW PV project in iran.
Chinese clean energy firm Linyang Energy has signed an MoU with Singapore-based solar developer Sunseap to work on distributed solar, floating solar, module supply and energy efficiency projects locally in Singapore.
The case for solar remains strong in Southeast Asia since power demand is still growing rapidly in many of its markets, but traversing the unique regulations and policies of each country and knowing which PV segment is most suitable remains challenging. Here are some of PV Tech’s key takeaways from last week’s Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Southeast Asia (SORSEA) 2017 conference in Bangkok, Thailand.
Renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPA) driven by solar are set to take a significant chunk of the market in Southeast Asia over the next few years, according to panellists at the Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Southeast Asia (SORSEA) conference in Bangkok.
Singapore-based energy and water company Sembcorp Industries will develop two grid-connected rooftop solar projects with a combined capacity of 4.1MW at airframe maintenance firm ST Aerospace’s facilities in Changi and Seletar, Singapore.
Engineering and real estate firm TEE International, part of TEE Group, has formed a joint venture with PV firm Malaysian Solar Resources (MSR) to focus on Singapore solar tenders and explore investment opportunities in Southeast Asia.
Singapore’s National Water Agency part of the utilities agency PUB has announced plans to tender for 2 floating photovoltaics (FPV) power plants for a total of 56.7MW after initial tests proved a number of benefits.
SolarWorld Americas has highlighted its remedial policies to the US ITC Section 201 case that include not only a minimum import price (MIP) but a total import limit of solar cells and modules at levels around half the demand in the US in 2017.
With limited cell capacities in the handful of countries exempt from the US Section 201 case, where could the US realistically source compliant modules from and who are the real c-Si winners and losers. Mark Osborne and John Parnell report.
Southeast Asian sustainable energy provider Sunseap announced last week that it has signed off on a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with ST Kinetics, the land systems and specialty vehicles subsidiary of engineering group, ST Engineering.
Singapore ended Q1 2017 with 129.8MW of installed solar PV, four times more than the 33.1MW it had at the end of 2014, according to the annual energy report from Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA).