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Asia PV News 3 August 2018

Time: 8/9/2018 5:19:00 PM                       Publisher: Staff


APVIA - Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association Newsletter 
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Aug 3, 2018

SOFARSOLAR Completes 2.6MW Agriculture Light Power Station Project In China
The Vice President of SOFARSOLAR has released a statement detailing that the subsidiary of the Sofar Group has now completed their project of transforming and developing the modern agriculture industry throughout China. In a press release, Vice President David Zhong confirming the news; “From the single planting of traditional agriculture to the multiple income generation of modern agriculture, the combination of photovoltaic power generation and agriculture is driving the new transformation and development of modern agriculture in China!"  

Asia Regional Market News 
Japan's Daiwa sets up solar fund to back large PV projects
Japan’s Daiwa Securities Group Inc (TYO:8601) has set up a fund that will focus on investment in "mega" solar projects in the Asian country.

Technology "major limiting factor" in solar market growth - Aramex
The pace of technological progress continues to limit growth of the Middle East’s solar energy market with tariffs also playing a role in reducing the number of newer entrants, according to Dubai-based logistics firm Aramex.

India imposes 25% safeguard duty on solar cell imports
a 25 percent safeguard duty on solar cell imports for a year to July 29, 2019, a government order published on Monday said, as the country tries to protect the domestic solar industry.

Iraq says Saudi to sell power at a fraction of Iran's price
Saudi Arabia has reportedly agreed to build a solar power plant and sell electricity to Iraq at a steep discount compared to what the war-torn country previously bought from Iran.

Thailand's Energy Absolute to pour $3bn into battery ' gigafactory '
Thai renewable power technology company Energy Absolute plans to invest $3 billion in an enormous battery "gigafactory," betting electric vehicles and smart grids will soon catch on in Southeast Asia.


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APVIA 5th General Meeting of the 3rd Council

Time: 9:00 am to 5:00pm, Date: 2 November 2018, Location: Tba, Singapore

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CCC Goes Off-Grid - Global Construction Company Creates World-First 100% 24-Hour Solar-Powered Portable Cabin for the Industry
The world's first 100% solar-powered 24-hour off-grid mobile cabin has been successfully piloted for the construction workforce by global leader Consolidated Contractors Company.

Trade war shuts the lights at China's solar panel makers
Business has come to a grinding halt in the city of Changzhou, which serves as the hub of China's solar panel industry, as U.S. tariffs enacted in January freeze up exports at the same time that Beijing cuts subsidies and electricity prices.

Solar Pumps: Changing The Rural Agricultural Landscape 
olar pumps are transforming the agricultural landscape throughout the developing world. The availability of energy throughout the year, as well as government interest across the globe, are benefits in the fight against climate change.

Thai and Vietnamese Firms Come Together for a 420 MW Solar PV Project
Thailand’s B.Grimm Power and Vietnam’s Xuan Cau have signed a development cooperation agreement for a 420 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project located in Tay Ninh, south-west of Vietnam. The project is expected to commence operations in June 2019.

Delhi University college goes the green way , gets 77kW solar plant
Taking a major step towards becoming an environmentally friendly campus, the college has installed solar panels which would provide 77 kilowatts of electricity. The project is expected to reduce the electricity bill by 40 to 50 percent with savings of over Rs 5 lakh per annum for next 25 years. 
Special Event 
Solar, Storage & Electrical Vehicle Production & Markets in Asia: 
Supporting the Global Response to Climate Change

Renewable Energy India, New Delhi  19th September 2018

Industry Events
PV Taiwan, Sept. 19- 21, 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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