All posts from Saurabh Mahapatra

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JA Solar Opens 400 MW Solar Module Production Line In Malaysia

One of the largest Chinese module manufacturers, JA Solar Holdings Co Ltd., has announced that it has launched a new 400 MW solar cell production facility at Panang, Malaysia. JA Solar invested approximately MYR300 million (US$70 million) in the facility located in the Penang Bayan Lepas Industrial Park. The facility is expected to generate about […]

October 28th

220 MW Solar Power Project Planned In Myanmar

Developers working on one of the largest solar power project in Southeast Asia have reported progress on the project. Engineering and construction firm Black and Veatch has recently announced that it has been appointed by Thailand’s Green Earth Power (GEP) to provide design and consultancy services for a 220MW PV power plant to be built in Myanmar. […]

October 26th

Indian Coal Mining Company Sets 4 GW Solar Power Target

State-owned companies in India are looking to participate in the aggressive renewable energy investment drive currently being led by the private sector companies. India’s publicly-owned lignite mining and power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has announced plan to set up 4,000 MW of solar projects across various states of India. The project would entail […]

October 15th

India Adds 500 MW Solar Power Capacity In 6 Months

The rate at which solar power plants in India are coming online seems attractive enough for investors to continue to pour in money into the sector. According to the latest figures shared by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), more than 500 MW solar power capacity was added in the country between April […]

October 12th

Pakistan’s Sindh Province Plans 100 MW Solar Power Projects

Pakistan continues to look toward renewable energy sources to address the issue of power deficit and rising electricity tariffs. The latest initiative has been taken by the provincial government of Sindh. The Sindh government has announced plans to set up 5 solar photovoltaic power plants, each with 20 MW capacity. The projects would be located […]

October 12th