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Suntech and Gunkul Engineering collaborate on 63 MW of photovoltaic solar energy projects in Thailand

Suntech has announced today that it will supply approximately 63 megawatts (MW) of solar panels to 8 separate Gunkul Engineering projects being constructed across Thailand. The projects are expected to be grid connected and operational by the end of 2015. “Suntech has shipped more than 260MW of panels to various projects throughout Thailand. Working side-by-side, … Continue reading Suntech and Gunkul Engineering collaborate on 63 MW of photovoltaic solar energy projects in Thailand

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Thailand aims to boost wind energy capacity by 700 percent

More than $80 million in combined funding will help advance the wind energy potential in Thailand, the Asian Development Bank said Monday. “Wind energy provides a clean and sustainable source of electricity which will help diversify the country’s energy mix, strengthen energy security and reduce Thailand’s reliance on fossil fuels,” Christopher Thieme, a private sector … Continue reading Thailand aims to boost wind energy capacity by 700 percent

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Major Asian Markets Set To Lead Solar Power Photovoltaic Growth

With legacy European markets continuing to decline, global solar PV demand is now being driven by Asian markets. Three of the Major Asia-Pacific countries are set to see annual demand double in 2014. The outliers in this trend are the UK and Australia. The UK has seen significant growth over the past two years as … Continue reading Major Asian Markets Set To Lead Solar Power Photovoltaic Growth

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Photovoltaic Solar energy demand to be driven by India, China, Japan

The total solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the five leading Asia Pacific (APAC) markets—China, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand—is forecast to reach 17.2 GW during 2H’14, almost 60% of global solar PV demand, according to findings in the latest NPD Solarbuzz Asia Pacific Major PV Markets Quarterly report. While solar power has been growing across the … Continue reading Photovoltaic Solar energy demand to be driven by India, China, Japan

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The Blue Circle, Annex Power to develop wind energy in Thailand

The Blue Circle is a developer of wind power and solar energy projects in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, while Annex Power is a renewable energy group focused on Southeast Asia. The Blue Circle and Bangkok-based renewable energy group Annex Power will form a partnership to tap into Thailand’s wind energy investments. The partnership was expected … Continue reading The Blue Circle, Annex Power to develop wind energy in Thailand

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Thailand pursues solar energy

Thailand, known for its plentiful sunshine, has spent years developing its solar energy industry.  Aside from the obvious environmental benefits, the motivation for using solar energy helps preserve the nation’s economy and reducing energy imports from its South East Asia neighbours. The sector has become so successful that countries across Asia are now looking to … Continue reading Thailand pursues solar energy

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Sharp to Construct 52 MW Large-Scale Solar Power Generation Plant in Thailand

Sharp Corporation has signed an agreement with SSP(2) of Thailand to construct a 52 MW-dc(3) large-scale solar power generation plant in that country. Construction will begin in January, with operations scheduled to start by the end of 2014. The plant will be operated by power producer SSP, which earlier placed a construction order for the … Continue reading Sharp to Construct 52 MW Large-Scale Solar Power Generation Plant in Thailand

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Low wind technology key to success in Thailand

With Global Wind Day 2013 taking place this weekend, we’re continuing the ‘wind energy stories’ series as Robert van Waarden travels to Thailand to explore low-wind solutions. A worker climbs the mast of a 10KW wind turbine on the King’s Wind Farm in Thailand. The farm is owned and operated by Prapai Technologies. A worker … Continue reading Low wind technology key to success in Thailand

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Construction Complete on 84 MW Large-Scale Solar Power Generation Plant in Thailand

Sharp Is the EPC*1 Contractor for One of the Largest*2 Solar Power Plants in Thailand, Will Also Provide Maintenance Service In May 2013, construction was completed on one of the largest*2 solar power generation plants in Thailand, one that Sharp Corporation had been contracted to construct*3 by NED*4, an IPP*5 in that country. The newly … Continue reading Construction Complete on 84 MW Large-Scale Solar Power Generation Plant in Thailand

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Wind turbines represent modernity in Thailand

Today, photographer and wind power enthusiast Robert van Waarden reports on wind energy in Thailand, as part of the Global Wind Day “wind energy stories” series. “A wind turbine represents modernity. So, they want this in their community. Hey we are modern, they say. This is latest technology and we are independent, from Burmese gas … Continue reading Wind turbines represent modernity in Thailand

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Thailand unveiled largest wind farm in Korat

Thailand has unveiled the largest wind farm in ASEAN. The project is intended to help the country become the regional leader in alternative energy. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, on Tuesday, chaired the official opening of the West Huay Bong 2 – West Huay Bong 3 project in Nakhon Ratchasima Province. The project, which features Thailand’s … Continue reading Thailand unveiled largest wind farm in Korat

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Conergy Wins Contract for Two Solar Power Plants in Thailand

Conergy’s success in Thailand continues and in the process underscores its outstanding market position in Southeast Asia’s growth markets. The solution and service provider has secured a major contract for two solar power plants in Thailand through a tendering procedure, representing a total capacity of 21 megawatts. The awarding authority is Thai Solar Energy Company … Continue reading Conergy Wins Contract for Two Solar Power Plants in Thailand

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Wind energy in Thailand: wind farm with 45 wind turbines

The wind farm is part of ambitious plans by Wind Energy Holding Co (WEH) for wind farms generating a combined 1,000 MW by 2020, said Nopporn Suppipat, the company’s founder and director. Southeast Asia’s largest wind farm, with generating capacity of 103.5 megawatts and costing 6.5 billion baht, will start operating in Nakhon Ratchasima next … Continue reading Wind energy in Thailand: wind farm with 45 wind turbines

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Goldwind wins first wind power order in Thailand

The Theppana wind farm project, to be completed by third quarter of 2013, is Goldwind’s first wind energy in Thailand and Southeast Asia. Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (“Goldwind”) announces the signing of a wind turbine supply contract with Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (“EGCO Group”),Thailand´s first independent power producer, to provide three … Continue reading Goldwind wins first wind power order in Thailand

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Dow commences photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

Dow Chemical has kicked off the prodution of its polyolefin encapsulant films at Map Ta Phut since August 1, to cash in on growing demand for solar power. “We’re thrilled to have this capacity come on stream,” said Jerry Pritchett, Global Business Director for the Performance Plastics’ Photovoltaic business. “Market demand for these innovative encapsulant … Continue reading Dow commences photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

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Dow starts photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

Dow Chemical has kicked off the prodution of its polyolefin encapsulant films at Map Ta Phut since August 1, to cash in on growing demand for solar power. “We’re thrilled to have this capacity come on stream,” said Jerry Pritchett, Global Business Director for the Performance Plastics’ Photovoltaic business. “Market demand for these innovative encapsulant … Continue reading Dow starts photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

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