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Asia PV News 30 August 2018

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Aug 30, 2018

Trina Solar started construction of 29 MW solar project in Japan

Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a global leading solar energy total solution provider, announced it has established a partnership with Thailand’s Banpu Power Public Company Limited to construct a 29 MW utility-scale solar project in Japan. Trina Solar Japan Energy Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trina Solar, is in charge of the development, engineering, procurement and management of this project.

The project which is located in Kurokawa District of northeastern Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture will be entirely using Trina Solar modules. It is expected to be put into operation in the summer of 2019. The clean electricity generated by the project will be sold to regional utility Tohoku Electric Power Co. and can serve the needs of about 10,000 Japanese households.

Solar, Storage, Electrical Vehicle Production& Markets in India
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Solar and Storage Production & Markets in North America
Wed, September 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
Asia Regional Market News 
Swedish solar giant Midsummer wins repeat Asia order
Midsummer, one of the world's leading developers and suppliers of advanced solar solutions, has received a repeat order from Asia for thin film solar cells worth about 30 million SEK ($3.27 million).

Solar mini grid project illuminates 75 households in Morang
Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun on Wednesday marked the beginning of the 30-kilowatt capacity solar mini-grid project installed in Miklajung Rural Municipality-1 in Morang district.

US-China trade war hits $100 billion in goods
The United States of America is charging 25-per cent import duties on an additional $16 billion in Chinese products, bringing the total to over 1,000 items valued at about $50 billion in trade a year.

JA Solar supplies mono PERC modules for roof top solar project in MENA
JA Solar Holdings Co Ltd, one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, announced that it has supplied 3.2MW of mono PERC modules for Aramex's solar plant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This plant represents the largest single-rooftop solar project in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to date.

Green is the new black: Asia’s decarbonization drive
The influence of the so-called Three Ds of decarbonization, decentralization and digitalization is affecting energy markets globally. In Europe all three have fundamentally changed the electricity landscape, but how is each playing out in Asia, a region where markets vary from high-tech smart cities to vast regions with poor electrification?
Power Ledger launches P2P solar trading trial in Bangkok
Solar power will be traded across the meter among four participating entities at Bangkok’s T77 precinct – a shopping centre, international school, serviced apartments and a dental hospital.

Middle East & Africa To Install More Than 83 Gigawatts Of Solar By 2023
New regional research by GTM Research focusing on the Middle East and Africa (MEA) has forecast solar installations to skyrocket by 170% this year and continue accelerating to install more than 83 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity between 2018 and 2023.

India's small renewables firms fighting consolidation wave
Small to mid-sized renewable energy companies in India are starting to look like attractive takeover targets as lenders and investors withhold funds, worried by the stiff competition, weak bond markets, low tariffs and high debt besetting the sector.

Banks Still Cool on Green Financing 
The reluctance of most banks to fund green energy projects is a “major barrier” to the expansion of the alternative power source in the region, the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) said.

EBRD to Provide €31 Million Loan for 30 MW Solar Project in Kazakhstan
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide a €31 million ($35 million) loan to Nomad Solar LLP for the construction and operation of a 30 MW solar PV power project in Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan.
Industry Events
PV Taiwan, Sept. 19- 21, 2018

The Renewable Energy India Expo 2018, 18-20 September,2018

The Third International Iran Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition 2018,OCTOBER 9, 2018–OCTOBER 10, 2018

Singapore International Energy Week 2018, Oct. 19, - Nov. 2, 2018

Asia Clean Energy Summit 2018, Oct. 31 -Nov. 2, 2018

ASEAN Solar+ Energy Storage Congress & Expo 2018,Nov 14 - 15,2018

SNEC PV POWER EXPO, JUNE 4, 2018 - JUNE 06, 2019

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