Category Archives: Solar

More Than 200 Apple Suppliers Commit to Switch to Clean Energy

published: 2022-04-29 9:30 | editor | category: News
Apple announced earlier that its suppliers had more than doubled their clean energy use last year. At present, out of the nearly 16 million watts of clean energy that has been committed, more than 10 million watts have been put into use. In 2021, these renewable energy programs reduced 13.9 million metric tons of carbon emissions. Over the next year, the current push will support greenhouse gas reductions equivalent to taking 3 million cars off the road. ...  more

Paramount Textile to Invest in a 100MW PV Project in Bangladesh

published: 2022-04-28 9:30 | editor | category: News
Various renewable news websites reported in the middle of this April that Paramount Textile Ltd. (PTL) had acquired a 49% stake in Dynamic Sun Energy Private Ltd. and now plans to form a joint venture with Dynamic Sun Energy to develop a 100MW PV project in Bangladesh. As its name indicates, PTL is a Bangladeshi textile manufacturer, but it also operates power plants and is branching into other businesses. The majority stakeholder of Dynamic Sun Energy is India’s Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Co. (SPInfra). ...  more

CLEEN Energy Is Raising EUR 7 Million in Fresh Capital for Development of PV Projects

published: 2022-04-28 9:30 | editor | category: News
Renewable energy news websites have reported that Austrian company CLEEN Energy AG is working to obtain around EUR 7 million in fresh capital for financing the development of PV projects. CLEEN provides a wide range of equipment and technological solutions including LED lighting, energy storage, and electric mobility. The company is based in the Austrian town of Haag and listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. ...  more

Taishin Holdings Offices Net Zero by 2030! Wu Tong-Liang: No One is Outside Climate Change

published: 2022-04-27 9:30 | editor | category: News
Taishin Holdings partnered with the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy to hold the "Taishin 30 Sustainable Net Zero Summit Forum" today. Chairman Wu Tong-Liang stated that Taishin aims to achieve 100% net zero emissions from "office locations" by 2030 and emphasized that, when facing the issue of climate change, no one is an outsider. As long as they are willing to do their part for the earth, he believes that everyone can become a hero to resolve the climate crisis. ...  more

Vietnam’s Eighth National Power Plan Promotes Renewables but Also Retains Gas-Fired Generation

published: 2022-04-27 9:30 | editor | category: News
In Vietnam, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has submitted the revised draft of “National Power Plan for 2021-2030 and Achieving 2045 Targets (PDP8)” to the Office of the Prime Minister. The content of the revised draft is expected to help the Vietnamese government expedite its efforts to fulfill the pledge made at COP26 to phase out coal-fired generation by 2040 and achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This story was first reported by news outlets in Vietnam and around Southeast Asia on April 15. ...  more

Hitachi Energy Captures EPC Contract from SNAP Group for Battery Energy Storage Project in Philippines

published: 2022-04-26 9:30 | editor | category: News
Renewable energy news websites have reported that SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP Group), which is a joint venture between Scatec from Norway and Aboitiz Power (AP) from the Philippines, have awarded an EPC contract to Japan’s Hitachi Energy for the installation of a 20MW/20MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) at the Magat hydroelectric dam. ...  more