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Asia’s population will reach about 4.6 billion by the end of 2019, which is more than half of the world’s populace. However, most Asian members are developing countries that solar energy development has received lower priority compared to developed communities like the United States and Europe. Nevertheless, Asia has been regarded as one of the fast-growing markets in the upcoming decades as there are more and more resources and capital being put into it, and Asia has abundant solar radiation and lots of flatlands. Solar energy in Asia will continue to thrive since new market forces in Southeast Asia and the ASEAN are being raised.

A Bangladeshi Farmer Working on a Farm with Solar PV Installed

Bangladesh, World Bank Team Up to Double Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity

As much as 310 megawatts (MW) of new solar power capacity is to be installed in Bangladesh beginning this year on out to January...
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: Mar. 16–Mar. 23 2019

Solar Magazine’s Curated News Highlights, March 16–23 Week

Plenty news regarding solar and renewable energy emerged March 16–23 week: Analysts see the beginning of the end for thermal coal in Japan and...
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Smart renewable cities (SRCs) are emerging around the world as governments, utilities, corporations and communities create innovative models that leverage and capitalize on the...
Thailand Solar Energy Profile Cover Image

Thailand Solar Energy Profile

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Distributed Solar-Storage is Going Great Guns in the Philippines

Investment in and deployment of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) energy-battery energy storage systems is soaring in the Philippines amid efforts to electrify the countryside,...
Africa and India Power Poverty

Africa, Indian Governments Aim to Leverage Solar PV, Mini-Grids in Joint Bid to Eradicate...

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Cultural Centre, National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore’s Building Net-Zero-Energy NZEB@SDE

The 111-year old National University of Singapore, the oldest in the country and ranked #1 in Asia, laid the foundation for its upcoming net-zero...
Christian Church by the Beach in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Says No to Thermal Power Plant, Opts for Solar Energy Instead

An island nation in South Asia, Sri Lanka is primarily dependent on its 900 MW coal-based power plant in Norocholai, located 90 miles to...
A 24-MW Solar Power Plant Completed in Shizukuishi

24-MW Shizukuishi Solar Power Plant Commissioned in Japan

The Canadian-based Etrion Corporation, in association with Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, has successfully completed the construction of a 24.7 MW power plant in the north...
Kuwait Cityscape by Khaleel Haidar

Kuwait Commissions Its First Solar Power Plant Sidrah 500

In what could be a sign of things to come, Kuwait, an oil-rich country in the Middle East that ranks among the Top 10...
Taiwan to Legalize Rooftop Solar Systems

Taiwan’s Planning to Legalize the Existing Illegal Rooftop Solar Systems

Taiwan is one of the fast-growing solar markets in Asia in recent years. Now, to speed up the pace of building Taiwan’s solar energy...
Japanese Lodges and Photovoltaic Panels

Photovoltaic Power Market Gap Between China and Japan

In Japan, the total capacity of centralized photovoltaic power plants is about 37GW, accounting for 56% of the total capacity of photovoltaic power systems....

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