Debating solar-plus-storage viability in Southeast Asia - SORSEA

For the most part, it will take some years for solar-plus-storage in the ASEAN region to become economically viable on a large scale, but panellists at the opening day of Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Southeast Asia event in Bangkok, have warned that investors who come on board quickest are going to gain a huge advantage.

ET Energy to build 61MW solar project for UiTM in Malaysia

China-based PV solutions provider ET Energy and engineering consultancy Northwest Electric Power Design Institute (NWEPDI) have signed an EPC agreement with Malaysian PV developer UiTM Solar Power for a 61MW solar project in Malaysia.

Philippines consults on off-grid renewables mandate

The Filipino National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) is conducting a series of public consultations in order to shape a new off-grid renewable energy policy with a particular focus on islands, mountains and far-away villages.

Thailand’s Gulf prepares for IPO

Major Thai gas-fired power and rooftop solar IPP Gulf Energy Development PLC is preparing to launch an IPO after receiving approval from the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC).

PV Talk: Thailand goes hybrid while prices hit Malaysian solar

With one month to go before the Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Southeast Asia conference in Bangkok, PV Tech caught up with Franck Constant, president of renewables and storage investment platform Constant Energy, to discuss the current state of solar in the largest Southeast Asian markets.