Archive | January, 2008

CHINA: Oxford Princeton Programme CEO to join US women leadership delegation on business visit

(EnergyAsia, February 1, Friday) — Energy and global warming will be among the key issues discussed when a delegation of US political and business women leaders meet their counterparts in several Chinese cities on March 13 to 22. Clara Lippert Glenn, President and CEO of The Oxford Princeton Programme, the world’s leading provider of education […]

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PEOPLE: Wartsila’s Vitzthum is chairman of World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE)

(EnergyAsia, February 1, Friday) — Christoph Vitzthum, a senior executive at Finland’s Wartsila, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors of the World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE) from January 1, 2008. WADE is an international non-profit research and promotion organization representing global companies as well as industry and environmental groups. WADE’s direct […]

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CHINA: Qatar Investment Authority, Singapore’s Keppel to help build Tianjin eco-city project

(EnergyAsia, February 1, Friday) — Singapore’s Keppel Corp said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) to participate as an equity investor in a consortium to build an ecological city in China’s Tianjin city. QIA’s definitive participation is subject to further discussion.The 30 sq km eco-city site straddles […]

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ASIA: ADB and partners provide seed funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects

(EnergyAsia, February 1, Friday) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and its development partners are setting up a facility that will provide seed capital for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the Asia-Pacific region amid growing energy demands and high oil prices.ADB and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) are developing the Seed Capital Assistance […]

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CHINA: Suntech supplies solar modules for Belgian town hall roof top project

(EnergyAsia, February 1, Friday) — China’s Suntech Power said it is participating in a solar-energy system constructed for the roof of the town hall in Genk in Belgium.The project was engineered by Netherlands-based Oskomera Solar Power Solutions (OSPS) in collaboration with Belgium-based ENECO Energie. The system consists of approximately 1,260 Suntech solar modules with a […]

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TAIWAN: Mosel Vitelic signs five-year contract with LDK Solar worth $150 million

(EnergyAsia, February 1, Friday) — Taiwan’s Mosel Vitelic Inc said it has signed a five-year contract to buy multi-crystalline solar wafers from China’s LDK Solar Co Ltd. The deal is worth $150 million, with delivery starting this year.Mosel, which entered the solar cell production in 2006, said the pricing is fixed for the first three […]

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