Week In ASEAN: Coro Energy PLC Partners With Mobile World Investment Corporation For Extensive Rooftop Solar Initiative In Vietnam; Thailand’s Centara Hotels Embrace Solar Energy With SCG Cleanergy Partnership; And More

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Coro Energy PLC Partners with Mobile World Investment Corporation for Extensive Rooftop Solar Initiative in Vietnam


Coro Energy PLC, a prominent Southeast Asian energy company specializing in natural gas and clean energy solutions, has announced a significant partnership milestone. The company has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mobile World Investment Corporation, a leading retailer of white goods and consumer electronics in Vietnam. Under this agreement, Coro Energy will facilitate the installation of rooftop solar systems across Mobile World Investment Corporation’s vast portfolio in Vietnam. Mobile World Investment Corporation, with an extensive presence boasting 3,600 locations throughout Vietnam, holds the potential to incorporate 360MW of rooftop solar across its establishments. The MoU, granting Coro exclusivity on the initial 900 company sites (equivalent to an estimated 50MW of rooftop solar capacity), strategically focuses on the central and southern regions of Vietnam, where solar irradiation levels are the highest in the country.


Thailand’s Centara Hotels Embrace Solar Energy With SCG Cleanergy Partnership


SCG Cleanergy, a leading provider of integrated solar energy solutions, and Centara, a prominent Thai hotel chain, have joined forces to introduce Smart Energy technology in Centara hotels and resorts. The collaboration aims to transform Centara properties into Smart Hotels, utilizing renewable energy sources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Under this partnership, SCG Cleanergy and Centara will collaborate on the integration of solar energy into Centara’s facilities. Smart Grid technology managed through the SCG Cleanergy Platform will be deployed within Centara hotels and resorts. The initiative aligns with sustainability goals to increase the use of renewable energy, ultimately reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2029.

Solarvest Drives MGTC’s Transition to Malaysia’s Premier Net-Zero Energy Office

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Solarvest Holdings Berhad, a prominent clean energy expert, is spearheading the installation of a cutting-edge 60kWp solar rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system for the Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC), an agency under Malaysia’s Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment, and Climate Change (NRECC). Located at MGTC’s headquarters in Bangi, Selangor. This initiative, carried out in collaboration with Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and LONGi Malaysia Sdn Bhd, is a significant corporate social responsibility (CSR) effort. Together, they are transforming MGTC’s existing Green Energy Office (GEO) into Malaysia’s pioneering Net-Zero Energy Office (ZEO) facility. This transformation will enable the office to generate as much energy as it consumes, establishing a self-sustaining energy system.

LBS Bina Group And MGTC Join Forces To Revolutionize Solar Farming In Malaysia

LBS Bina Group Berhad, a well-known people’s developer, and its subsidiary, MGB Berhad, a construction and property development solutions provider, are set to embark on a transformative journey in the realm of renewable energy. They have announced a strategic collaboration with the Malaysia Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC), an agency under the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment, and Climate Change, dedicated to advancing Green Growth, Climate Change Mitigation, and Green Lifestyle initiatives in Malaysia. This pioneering collaboration will give rise to a consortium that includes LBS, MGB, Midwest Green Sdn Bhd (MWG), and MGTC. The primary objective of this consortium is to revolutionize the solar energy landscape by incorporating cutting-edge green technologies into the next evolution of solar farming.

EGAT Joins Forces With Japanese Giants To Advance Clean Hydrogen And Ammonia Production

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has embarked on a groundbreaking endeavor in collaboration with three prominent Japanese companies. Funded by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) of Japan, this initiative, known as the “Study and Development Project on Clean Hydrogen and Ammonia Production from Renewable Energy,” is set to revolutionize knowledge and technology in the field while also bolstering Thailand’s energy security and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The project’s scope is comprehensive, encompassing feasibility studies on hydrogen and ammonia production. It delves into various dimensions, including engineering, the production of eco-friendly fuels from renewable energy sources, and assessments of social, environmental, and economic impacts.

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China Power Engineering Group Sees Enormous Renewable Energy Potential In The Philippines

A representative from China Power Engineering Consulting Group Co., Ltd. (CPECC) highlighted the Philippines’ significant potential in renewable energy (RE) during the Philippine Renewable Energy Forum 2023. CPECC General Manager Chen Jiping emphasized that the Philippines possesses substantial untapped wind and solar energy resources. The forum centered on advancements in cutting-edge technologies in the RE sector, including floating photovoltaic (FPV), energy storage, and smart microgrids. It also addressed key challenges facing RE in the Philippines, such as applying FPV in marine environments, offshore microgrid technology, and insurance solutions for extreme weather events.

Philko 18 Group And PNOC Partner For Solar Project In The Philippines With BPSU

Philko 18 Group of Companies Inc., in conjunction with Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) and the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC), has embarked on an ambitious solar energy initiative. The project’s objective is to optimize BPSU’s energy consumption by harnessing the region’s abundant solar resources. The endeavor was officially initiated with a ceremonial groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting event at the Bataan Peninsula State University campus on October 3, 2023. The construction timeline for the solar power project estimates six months for the solar panels and one year for the solar farm. The solar rooftop is projected to generate around 675 kilowatts of power, while the solar farm anticipates an impressive 27 megawatts.

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Masdar and Malaysia Collaborate to Create Renewable Energy Projects with a Capacity of Up to 10GW

In a historic move shaping the future of Malaysia’s energy landscape, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC, widely known as Masdar, has inked a monumental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA). Under this transformative agreement, Masdar, the UAE’s leading clean energy entity, commits a staggering US$8 billion investment towards developing up to 10 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy projects. This strategic alliance is poised to significantly bolster Malaysia’s sustainable energy revolution. The collaboration celebrated as a pivotal milestone in Malaysia’s quest for a greener tomorrow, will see MIDA playing a key role in facilitating Masdar’s initiatives. The ambitious project, slated to be realized by 2035, encompasses a diverse array of renewable energy endeavors, including ground-mounted, rooftop, and floating solar power installations, onshore wind farms, and cutting-edge battery energy storage systems.

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