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Asia PV News 23 November 2017

Time: 11/23/2017 12:10:21 PM                       Publisher: Staff
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SOFARSOLAR will show its solar inverters at INTERSOLAR INDIA

SOFARSOLAR Co., Ltd., as an expert of manufacturing PV grid-tied inverters for residential and commercial use, now announces it will attend INTERSOLAR INDIA 2017 on December 5-7, 2017. Their booth is located in Hall No.1720. On this stand, SOFARSOLAR will show the hot – selling inverters to the visitors.
Asia Regional Market News 
Solar ‘ponds’ energy could rival fossil fuels in UAE
The lagoons and salt flats around the UAE’s coastline could be used to generate a new source of clean energy for the country, according to new research carried out by the United Arab Emirates University. 

A sunshine sector
Renewable energy sector has become one of the fundamental premises for making a sustainable global society, and in India it’s one of the fastest growing industries. India has moved to the second position from third in this year’s renewable energy country attractiveness index, thanks to strong government support and increasingly attractive economics.

UAE's DEWA receives high-level delegation from France’s Engie Group
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has received a high-level delegation, headed by Isabelle Kocher, CEO of Engie Group. The visit is in line with DEWA's objectives to leverage cooperation with major global companies, as well as the exchange of knowledge and sharing of best practices in the energy sector.

Solar powered health posts for Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is harnessing solar energy to power its remote health posts in Cox's Bazar's giant Kutupalong and Balukali makeshift settlements, which are now home to an estimated 440,000 Rohingyas from Myanmar, an IOM press release said.?

Saying little, Trump has changed solar a lot
The U.S. solar industry faces a very different landscape than it did a year ago. Prices are up, uncertainty is rife and some big-ticket projects have been paralyzed because of the prospect of tariffs, which could reshape power markets and affect thousands of jobs.
Indonesia's Adaro Energy embraces 'self-disruption'
Major Indonesian coal miner Adaro Energy, which in recent years has entered the domestic power plant business, is now looking to build power plants in neighboring countries in Southeast Asia.

Energo Labs Announces 2018 Strategic Plans, Accelerating Asia's Energy Revolution
Energo Labs was invited as an exhibitor at the ASEAN Solar + Energy Storage Congress & Expo 2017, held in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, on November 14-15 by Leader Associates.  The summit gathered many government agencies, well-known clean energy companies, senior industry leaders, as well as many scientific and technological innovation representatives from around the world to discuss future trends and innovations in clean energy.

Desert solar to fuel centuries of air travel
Scientists with the SOLAR-JET Project have demonstrated the first-ever entire process to make kerosene, the jet fuel used by commercial airlines, using a high-temperature thermal solar reactor to create syngas. Shell Global Solutions in Amsterdam refined the solar syngas into jet fuel, using the Fischer-Tropsch method.

All Concentrated Solar Power price of MENA is now 7 cents or less
According to CEO Paddy Padmanathan,  it is not surprising that ACWA Power’s latest record-low contract signed with DEWA is at just over 7 cents per kWh. CSP is a thermal form of solar that typically includes thermal storage in a power block so that it can generate power at any time, not just when the sun shines.

Al Gore faults Japan for subsidizing coal
Al Gore says China is taking center stage not only in economic terms but also in the climate debate as the U.S. and Japan fail to exercise strong leadership.
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Power & Electricity World Africa, MARCH 27, 2018 - MARCH 28, 2018

Solarex Istanbul APRIL 5, 2018 - APRIL 7, 2018

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