Week In ASEAN: LONGi Provides 19.2MWp PV Modules to Terrenus Energy at Singapore’s Changi Business Park; EDPR To Acquire 2 Solar Plants Of Xuan Thien Group In Vietnam; And More

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LONGi Provides 19.2MWp PV Modules to Terrenus Energy at Singapore’s Changi Business Park


LONGi, the world-leading solar technology company headquartered in Xi’an, China, has supplied Terrenus Energy with 19.2MWp high-efficiency solar modules. The project is designed and executed by Terrenus Energy, a leading solar IPP in Singapore. Terrenus Energy was awarded SolarLand Phase 2 (SL2) by JTC Corporation. Operating at Changi Business Park, SL2 makes use of state-of-the-art RE technology, including a first-of-its-kind containerized mobile substation which unlocks the near-instantaneous redeployment of the substation unit. The original capacity awarded was 12MWp. LONGi’s high efficient Hi-MO 5 series and Terrenus Energy’s innovative project design, anchored by an advanced portable and compact mounting system, give SL2 one of the highest solar intensity profiles in the world. Terrenus Energy raised the total capacity to 19.2MWp, representing a 60% increase in energy density.


Boviet Solar Gets 138 MW PV Module Order From Leading Global Renewable Energy Developer


Boviet Solar Technology Co. Ltd. (Boviet Solar), a leading global solar energy technology company specializing in the manufacturing of PERC PV cells, Monofacial and Bifacial PV Modules, has received a 138 MW order to supply PV Modules. The PV Modules will be supplied to a solar project in the United States.  The developer chose Boviet Solar’s high-performance, high-efficiency and quality Vega Series™ 550W PERC Monocrystalline – Bifacial Double-Glass PV Modules. “Boviet Solar continues to be a reliable source of top-quality PV modules for the American market. This ability to deliver modules despite the uncertainties affecting the U.S. solar industry is critical for our customers and their projects, and it remains a priority for Boviet Solar,” said Sienna Cen, President of Boviet Solar USA. 

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EDPR To Acquire 2 Solar Power Plants Of Xuan Thien Group In Vietnam

EDP Renovaveis, a renewable energy company signs an agreement to acquire 2 solar power plants in Vietnam of  200 MWac capacity with Xuan Thien Group, a Vietnam energy company. The total cost of the transaction is USD 284 million. The solar plants are located in the Thuan Bac district of Vietnam and these plants have been working since 2020. The power purchase agreement was signed for 20 years. With this partnership, both companies also plan to explore more such opportunities in the Asia region. Established in 2000, Xuan Thien Group has been oriented to invest in core business areas such as green, clean industry, sustainable development such as renewable energy (Hydroelectricity, Solar power), and difficulties and challenges in terms of technology, techniques and even natural conditions have been overcome.

A Subsidiary Of SCG Cement-Building Materials Company Launches EV Charging With Solar Carport

A subsidiary of SCG Cement-Building Materials Company, SCG Ceramics Plc, under the brand name Susunn brand, launches electric vehicle charging and solar carport installation service. This is a step toward shifting toward clean energy. Nampol Malichai is the managing director of Susunn Smart Solution Company. He said that the firm initially targets customers in industrial estates and other projects due to potential growth in clean energy demand. SCG Ceramics expanded into the renewable energy sector last year. Especially solar energy is now operated under the Susunn name. Susunn Smart Solution provides design and consulting services, as well as the installation and distribution of renewable power generation systems.

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Cleantech Solar Switches On 3.1 MW On-site Solar Photovoltaic System for Dynapack Asia’s K-Plastics Industries in Malaysia 

Cleantech Solar has powered up a 3.1 MW on-site rooftop solar PV system at the manufacturing facility of K-Plastics Industries in Nilai, Malaysia. The project was delivered under a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed between Malaysia’s K-Plastics  Industries Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Southeast Asia’s top rigid plastic packaging group Dynapack Asia and Cleantech Solar, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to corporations in Southeast  Asia and India. The solar project has been fully financed, designed, and installed and will be operated and maintained by Cleantech Solar. The solar power plant’s 5,734 PV modules are expected to generate over 71 GWh of clean electricity during the lifetime of the project, which is equivalent to offsetting over 41 kilotonnes of CO2 emissions, thereby supporting Dynapack Asia in its goal of becoming Asia’s most sustainable plastic manufacturing company. 

Under Green Energy Auction Program, Philippines Awards 1.57 GW Of Renewable Energy

The Green Energy Auction Bids Evaluation and Awards Committee (GEA-BEAC) of the Department of Energy of the Philippines publishes a 19 winners list for an auction recently held for 2 GW of renewable energy. In January, the GEA-BEAC started the auction. It had pre-selected 24 bidders for its final phase. It allocated 1,966.4 MW to renewables during the procurement exercise. Around 1.490.3GW was solar, 374MW was wind power, 119.1MW of the total was hydropower, and 3.4MW was biomass. Solar Philippines Nueva Ecija Corp. won the auction and secured three solar projects with capacities of 200, 280, and 450MW in the Luzon region. It won a 300 MW capacity solar project in the Visayas and a 200-MW in Mindanao.

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Sun Cable’s Australia-Asia PowerLink Deemed Investment Ready By Infrastructure Australia

Infrastructure Australia announced that the Australia-Asia PowerLink (AAPowerLink) has met all requirements of the Infrastructure Priority List, advancing the project to Stage 3 ‘Investment-ready’ status and affirming the project’s economic benefits. The AAPowerLink is the world’s largest solar, storage and transmission system that will transmit renewable electricity from the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory to Darwin and Singapore. Sun Cable Founder & CEO David Griffin said, “The announcement by Infrastructure Australia affirms that the AAPowerLink is economically viable and will deliver significant benefits for Australia and our region. “The AAPowerLink will enable a stronger economy for the long term through contracts, wages and economic diversification. It will spur enhanced capacity and skills in the construction and technology sectors as a result of jobs and training over the lifetime of the project, and pave the way for new green industries to be established, and to thrive.”

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