Vietnam

Sterling and Wilson to develop 300 MW of solar in Vietnam

The Indian-headquartered EPC has set a June 2019 deadline for its plans to install 300 MW of new solar PV capacity in Vietnam, a market that is poised to boom over the next few years.

Japan’s JGC to construct 49 MW PV project in Vietnam

Japanese engineering company, JGC has been awarded a contract for the construction of a 49 MW (AC) power plant in Southern Vietnam. The contract has been signed with Gia Lai Electricity Joint Stock Company, a subsidiary of the TTC Group.

Vietnam files complaint with WTO over US solar tariffs

The Vietnamese authorities have submitted a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to request formal consultations with Washington over its recently announced 30% tariff on crystalline silicon PV imports.

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Roth: US steel, aluminum tariffs to add at least 1-3c per watt to solar projects

While President Trump has a range of options, all likely scenarios seem likely to result in a modest increase in the cost of solar installations.

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Sharp to construct 48 MW PV project in Vietnam

Japanese electronics giant Sharp has signed an agreement for the construction of a 48 MW (DC) PV plant, to be located in Thua Thien Hue province in Northern Vietnam.

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Renewables to drive economic growth in SE Asia — IRENA

The 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are on track to make solar and other renewables account for 23% of the region’s total primary energy supply (TPES) by 2025, but governments will need to create better policy and investment frameworks to make it happen, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Ecoprogetti awarded 250 MW PV production line in Vietnam

Italian solar equipment manufacturer, Ecoprogetti has finalized an order for a 250 MW PV production line in Vietnam. The glass-backsheet line will be installed by June 2018, according to to the company.

Sunseap to partner with InfraCo Asia to develop 168 MW solar plant in Vietnam

The Singapore-headquartered renewable energy developer signs agreement to jointly develop large-scale solar farm in Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan province with InfraCo Asia Development Pte.

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Conergy enters Vietnam market with 30 MW solar project

The German-headquartered EPC has been selected by project owners, BIM Group and AC Energy to begin construction of the solar plant in April in the Ninh Thuan province of the country.

Tremendous demand: An interview with First Solar CEO Mark Widmar

In this interview Mark Widmar talks about the market for PV modules and his company’s supply situation, First Solar’s position in the Section 201 case, and the role he sees for solar in the future of energy.

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