Archive | July, 2008

SINGAPORE: ‘Bunkering: Principles, Management & Operations’ from September 2 to 3

(EnergyAsia, August 1, Friday) — August Energy Pte Ltd will be holding a workshop on ‘Bunkering: Principles, Management & Operations’ at the Bestway Building, off Shenton Way on September 2 and 3. Bunker fuel is probably the largest cost component for the shipping industry today. The cost of bunker fuel recently climbed to a record […]

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CHINA: PV manufacturer Solarfun and Europe’s Schuco in 47 MW sales contract

(EnergyAsia, August 1, Friday)— Solarfun Power Holdings Co Ltd, a China-based manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) cells, modules and ingots, said a wholly owned subsidiary has signed a 47-megawatt (MW) sales contract with Schüco International KG, a leading PV system provider in Europe. Solarfun said it will supply a combined total of 47 MW of PV […]

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AUSTRALIA: Solar Sales acquired by US-based SunPower

(EnergyAsia, August 1, Friday) — US-based SunPower Corporation said it has completed the acquisition of Australian integrator and distributor, Solar Sales Pty Ltd, for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 1983, Solar Sales was one of Australia’s first photovoltaic companies and is a leading systems integration and product distribution organisation. Solar Sales offers solar panels and […]

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PEOPLE: Singapore’s Swiber appoints two CEOs to lead business units

(EnergyAsia, August 1, Friday) — Swiber Holdings Limited), a Singapore-based provider of offshore services, said it has appointed two new heads to lead the growth of its two business units, Offshore Construction Services (OCS) and Offshore Support Services (OSS). Nitish Gupta, currently Swiber’s COO, will lead OCS while Darren Yeo, an executive director and executive […]

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PHILIPPINES: Energtek signs natural gas agreement with PNOC-EC to implement project

(EnergyAsia, August 1, Friday) — Energtek Inc, a US-based company focused on developing its Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, said it has signed a purchase contract with the Philippine National Oil Company – Exploration Company (PNOC-EC) for natural gas extracted from the San Antonio stranded gas well in the Philippines’ Isabela province. The purchase contract […]

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AUSTRALIA: AGL acquires Allco’s wind farm development portfolio

(EnergyAsia, August 1, Friday) — Australia’s AGL Energy Limited (AGL) said it has acquired the Australian wind farm interests of Allco Finance Group Limited (Allco) for A$12.5 million to help meet compulsory renewable energy targets. (US$1=A$1.03). The assets include seven development projects in the states of Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. AGL managing […]

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SINGAPORE: ‘21st International Coal Supply Contracts and Transport Logistics’ from September 15 to 1

(EnergyAsia, August 1, Friday) — The ‘21st International Coal Supply Contracts and Transport Logistics’ will be held at the M Hotel in Singapore from September 15 to 19. The seminar is designed to provide delegates with an overview of the entire coal supply chain. Topics covered include coal supply and transport agreements negotiation, freight markets […]

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