NGO says RE plants prone to fewer outages than coal-fired facilities

NON-GOVERNMENT organization (NGO) Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) said Thursday that renewable energy (RE) facilities are more reliable than coal-run plants, citing data on outages from the wholesale electricity spot market. In a virtual briefing, ICSC Energy Transition Advisor Alberto R. Dalusung III said solar, biomass and wind plants have historically registered fewer outage days […]

Energy System Built on Bitcoin Lightning Network with Whive Protocol pilots in East Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, Oct 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – BitHub Africa, collaborating with Hivos East Africa, deployed its first blockchain-backed sustainable energy solution called the Melanin Smart Box (MSBX) at a Maasai village known as Singiraine in Kajiado, Kenya. This deployment follows five years of research and development by BitHub Africa at its […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Osaka Gas Acquire Clean Energy Solution, Brighter Future Solar Project

TOKYO, Sep 13, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group in partnership with Osaka Gas USA has purchased equity interest in the Brighter Future Solar Farm from project developer Oriden, an MHI Group company. The solar photovoltaic (PV) project will provide 11 megawatts of clean power for Blue Ridge Energy […]

Distributed Energy System Built on the Bitcoin Lightning Network (BLN) and Whive Protocol, Piloted in East Africa

TALLINN, EE, Sep 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – BitHub Africa in collaboration with Hivos East Africa deployed its first blockchain-backed sustainable energy workable solution called the Melanin Smart Box (MSBX) at a Maasai village known as Singiraine in Kajiado, Kenya. This deployment follows five years of research and development by BitHub Africa […]

Increased foreign ownership for solar, wind seen requiring legislation

THE DEPARTMENT of Energy believes new laws may be needed to relax the foreign ownership restrictions for wind and solar projects. “The National Renewable Energy Board has looked into it — under the leadership of then-chair Monalisa Dimalanta. (But) we have a problem on the interpretation of the Constitution. It states (that) all natural resources […]

Finance, Technology and Off-taker Deployment Themes of Solar & Storage Finance Asia

The 7th edition of the Solar & Storage Finance Asia, hosted by Solar Media is designed to propel energy projects, innovation and investment in South East Asia. Under the three themes “finance, technology and off-taker deployment“, Solar & Storage Finance Asia will be held from 6-8 July virtually, to help you engage with proven investors, […]

MITSUBISHI MOTORS Started Operation of a Rooftop Solar Power System at Its Laemchabang Factory in Thailand

TOKYO, Feb 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) started operation of a 5-megawatt (MW(1)) capacity rooftop solar power system at the Laemchabang Factory of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MMTh), a production and sales company in Thailand. Combined this solar power system with the 2-MW capacity system, which is scheduled to […]

PCC clears Scatec Solar’s 100% acquisition of shares in SN Power

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it recently approved the acquisition by Scatec Solar ASA, a Norwegian renewable energy company, of 100% shares in SN Power AS. In an e-mailed statement, the commission said its Mergers and Acquisitions Office found that the transaction between Scatec Solar and SN Power “does not result in substantial lessening […]