Biomass power to be priced higher next year

Published on The Saigon Times Daily, October 8th, 2013 The prices of biomass power will increase by nearly twice when the Government issues a decision on a mechanism supporting power projects running on solid wastes late this year, said the Center for Renewable Energy under the Institute of Energy. Nguyen Duc Cuong, director of the … Continue reading

EIA: Renewable Energy, Nuclear Power World’s Fastest-Growing Energy Sources

By PennEnergy, July 26th, 2013 The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) recently released International Energy Outlook 2013 (IEO2013)projects that world energy consumption will grow by 56 percent between 2010 and 2040, from 524 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) to 820 quadrillion Btu. Most of this growth will come from non-OECD (non-Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries, where … Continue reading

Developing Wind Power In Vietnam

By VOV, July 15th, 2013 Vietnam possesses considerable potential for the development of wind power, an energy sector which has generated strong interest from domestic and foreign investors. However, to fully exploit this endless source of energy, besides support policies, investors will feel more at ease if there are complete pricing and trading mechanisms. According … Continue reading

Thailand Plans To Boost Renewable Energy Output To 25% Of Total

By Bloomberg, July 17th, 2013 Thailand plans to increase production of electricity from renewable sources to 25 % of total output over the next 10 years to reduce imports and boost energy security, the Ministry of Energy said. Power generation from renewables will jump by 51 % to 13,927 megawatts by 2021, from a current … Continue reading

Solar Incentives Energised

By Ngoc Linh Incentives for solar and biomass energy will be issued this year to champion renewable energy. Tran Tuan Anh, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, told the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) recently that the ministry was studying a policy to encourage private investors to invest in solar and biomass energy projects. “We can … Continue reading

Private equity: Winds of change By Daniel Schäfer Some of the world’s largest private equity groups such as Blackstone and KKR, who are always on the lookout for higher returns and to increase the number of assets they manage, have discovered a new prey to hunt. Renewable energy projects have become a hotspot for private equity investments in the … Continue reading