New Solar Deal: UMC Metals and New Energy Capital Signed 1.6MWp Solar PPA Agreement to Drive Sustainability in Thailand
New Energy Capital Asia, a prominent provider of corporate and industrial solar energy solutions, has announced a groundbreaking agreement with UMC Metals Ltd, a global leader in the metals industry.
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) have commended JG Summit Holdings Inc.’s Merbau energy facility, located in Batangas City, for its 13.811-megawatt roof-mounted solar power project.
Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) research estimates that solar engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) jobs from Large Scale Solar 5 (LSS5) alone will hit RM7 billion, with quota winners likely to be announced in the first half of 2025.
The government will soon open up bids for Malaysia’s fifth large-scale solar (LSS) photovoltaic programme, with a quota of up to 2GW of which a developer can bid for up to 500MW.
Southeast Asia is poised to make solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity additions a central element of its energy future, with floating installations expected to play a crucial role
Within two years, in the first quarter of 2026, five million photovoltaic panels will be connected to a national electricity grid that will be completely relieved. The project is called Terra Solar and will generate about 4.5 gigawatt, about 12% of total Philippine demand.
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arifin Tasrif said that the government’s project of a 10-megawatt peak (MWp) solar power plant is ready to operate in the Nusantara capital city or IKN in East Kalimantan next month.
Singapore is more than halfway to its solar power deployment target of at least 2,000 megawatt-peak by 2030, said Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu on Wednesday (Jan 10).