PEA granted 30% of EEC power provision via quota

Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), the state power distribution arm, has announced it was given a quota to produce 30% of total power capacity in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) until 2037 under the PEA’s renewable power generation development plan.

US to help Vietnam develop clean energy

The U.S.’s official aid agency has signed an agreement with national utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) for rooftop solar power generation.

Sharp Energy Solutions completes 50MW solar project in Vietnam

Sharp Energy Solutions has finalised its latest PV project in Vietnam, taking its total installed solar capacity in the country to 340MWdc. Located in Binh Dinh province, the 50MWdc installation will have a power generation capacity of 82,506MWh/year.

Export questions to persist under Biden

Although the Biden administration is expected to reestablish the US’s multilateral trade framework, underlying challenges for Thai exports still remain as carbon emissions, labour rights and trade pact conditions are critical issues affecting growth prospects, says a think tank.

SEC approves AC Energy’s stock rights offering

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has confirmed AC Energy’s stock rights offering (SRO) slated for next year.

Hanwha Energy starts commercial production at Malaysian solar plant

SEOUL, Dec 14 — Hanwha Energy Corp., South Korea’s renewable energy company, said today it has completed a 48-megawatt solar power plant in Malaysia and started commercial production, Yonhap news agency reported.

China Huadian releases its first Cambodia Sustainable Development Report

BEIJING, Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China Huadian Corporation (CHD) recently released Light up Cambodia: CHD Cambodia Sustainable Development Report, the first Cambodia Sustainable Development Report and the first country report issued by China Huadian Corporation Ltd.

Myanmar Vows to Slash Carbon Emissions by Hundreds of Millions of Tonnes

YANGON—Myanmar’s State Counselor promised to submit a national climate action plan by the end of the year that includes commitments to reduce the country’s carbon emissions by hundreds of millions of tonnes, in her comments to the international Climate Ambition Summit.

Vietnam Gas Supply Crunch Hinges on Geopolitical Interference

General Electric (GE) recently inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vietnamese electric utility Genco3, a subsidiary of EVN, Vietnam’s largest power company, to help develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant near Ho Chi Minh City.

Blueprint for zero-carbon goal underway

Energy authorities and the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) are drafting a Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint (TIEB) to set up a zero-carbon emission goal in response to the growing trends of renewable energy and electric vehicles (EVs).