Vietnam-based infrastructure investment firm Bamboo Capital (BCG) has signed a cooperation agreement with China-based firm Unisun Energy Group and German company Coara Solar to work on a 40MW solar project in Thanh Hoa district, Long An Province, Vietnam.
Japanese electronics firm Kyocera announced Tuesday that it is expanding its solar energy business in Thailand — with the company planning on increasing sales in the country by 2.5 times during the year ending 31 March 2018 when compared with the previous year.
Sharp Corporation, through its Thailand subsidiary company Sharp Solar Solution Asia, has signed off on an agreement to develop rooftop PV projects for Big C, one of Thailand’s largest hypermarket retailers, through Impact Solar.
A consortium of international chambers of commerce has advised the Vietnamese government that its draft solar PPA template is “non-bankable” and cannot attract financing for PV in Vietnam, particularly for medium and utility-scale projects, according to documents seen by PV Tech.
China and India have surpassed the United States as the most attractive countries for investment in renewable energy projects following a marked shift in policy by President Trump, according to global consultancy EY.