Will Singapore warm up to nuclear energy to combat climate change?
Eight years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster triggered a global rethink on energy policy, signs have emerged that Singapore may be warming back up to the power source. Pro-nuclear chatter in the city state was spurred last month when Ho Ching – the chief executive of Singapore state investment fund Temasek Holdings, who is married to […]
Wind energiy boom in Tra Vinh, Vietnam
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is witnessing a series of wind power projects settling in the province thanks to its favourable position, with total investment exceeding VND42 trillion ($1.8 billion). Among them is the 48 MW windpower plant project invested by Truong Thanh Vietnam Group JSC in co-operationwith Sermsang Power Corporation. The project […]
Wind energy in Cambodia: deal for first wind farm with 10 wind turbines
The government and French-owned The Blue Circle (Cambodia) Co Ltd will soon sign an agreement to build a wind farm in Kampot province – the first of its kind in the Kingdom. The agreement comes as the government has made efforts to diversify its power sources to achieve its target of covering 100 per cent […]
Wind energy in the Philippines, Vestas wins 54 MW multibrand service agreements
Vestas has secured an agreement with Vena Energy to service its 54 MW Gamesa wind turbines at Pililla Wind Farm in Philippines. The agreement is Vestas’ first full scope multi-brand service deal in the country, leveraging our extensive experience from servicing 3.6 GW Gamesa wind turbines globally, including Taiwan in the Asia Pacific region.
Wind energy in Vietnam, Vestas’ wind turbines for 48 MW wind farm
Vestas has secured a 48 MW order with Vietnamese developer, Phong Lieu Wind Power JSC for a wind project located in the Quang Tri Province of Vietnam. This win marks Vestas’ eighth wind project in the province, bringing its footprint in this area to over 300 MW and to a total of almost 700 MW […]
Wind energy in Vietnam, wind turbines in Bac Lieu
The construction of two wind farms with a combined capacity of 100 MW began in Hoa Binh district of the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on July 26. The wind power plants are built with a total investment worth over 5.22 trillion VND (about 226.66 million USD). They are expected to generate about 400 million […]
Wind energy in Vietnam: targeting 6 GW of installed wind power capacity by 2030
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Policy Pulse report on Vietnam, which provides qualitative analysis of the political and macroeconomic headwinds steering the wind power sector and the measures needed to unlock greater wind power potential. Vietnam has one of the fastest-growing energy consumption rates in South East Asia, with a growing […]
Wind energy key to Vietnam’s renewable power supply
According to the Vietnam Energy Association (VEA), wind power can replace coal and gas thermal power, while being capable of generating power for 24 hours a day. Therefore, developing wind power, especially offshore wind projects, will be the key to replace fossil energy that is currently used the most. Vietnam has an estimated total wind […]
Wind farm launches earlier than scheduled in Thailand’s south
Bundit Sapianchai, BCPG President and CEO said that on April 11, the 10-MW wind farm in Pak Panang district, Nakhon Si Thammarat province, operated by Lom Ligor Co Ltd, an affiliate of BCPG Group, started selling electricity to the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) ahead of schedule. COD was previously scheduled for the second quarter of […]
Wind power developers race to complete projects for incentive price
Investors in wind power projects are racing to complete construction this month to enjoy an incentive feed-in tariff, but face procedural hurdles and those caused by Covid-19.