Business in Asia: Energy News

Neste to build plant similar to Singapore in Rotterdam

Finnish biofuel producer and oil refiner Neste announced on 15 March 2020 an intention to increase its renewable products production capacity in Europe according to the company strategy. According to Reuters’ report, a new plant in Rotterdam in the Netherlands will be around the same size as the 1.5 billion euro ($1.79 billion) refinery expansion…

Sweden representatives participated in Wind Energy Asia 2021 Opening Ceremony

On 10 March 2021 the Swedish Representatives Mr. Bengt G Carlsson and Acting Market Manager Mr. Jaani Heinonen participated Wind Energy Asia 2021 Opening Ceremony and visited Swedish Pavilion at Booth B32. Wind Energy Asia is the largest wind event in Taiwan which brings together offshore wind supplier together to accelerate the development of wind…

Chinese and US firms take Danish Vestas’s place as the world’s biggest wind turbine maker

Danish Vestas Wind Systems A/S is for the first time in five years no longer the world’s biggest turbine maker but has been usurped by China’s Xinjiang Goldwind and US turbine firm GE which were the top suppliers of turbines globally last year reports The Guardian. A new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows…

Meet Danish companies at Wind Energy Asia 2021

The Danish Wind Export Association and The Trade Council of Denmark, Taipei 丹麥商務辦事處 have found this Wind Energy Asia a very important event to join. The Wind Energy Asia conference is the place to be, to network, get know how, to find inspiration, they ssay in an invitation to visit the joint booth “Pavilion of…

Wärtsilä will deliver first energy storage solution in S.E.A. on a barge

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä’s unique experience in delivering both power barges for electricity production and state-of-the-art energy storage solutions has resulted in a combined contract award. Therma Marine Inc. (TMI), a subsidiary of Aboitiz Power Corporation, one of the Philippines’ leading companies involved in power generation, distribution, and retail electricity services, has ordered a barge-mounted…

Thailand granted Smart Visa that allows 4 years stay

Thailand has started implementing a new “Smart Visa” a type of visa specially designed to attract highly skilled manpower, investors, executives and startups entrepreneurs wishing to work or invest in the following targeted industries in the Kingdom of Thailand. Who are eligible for Thailand’s ‘Smart Visa’ Program? Professionals in the following thirteen industries are eligible:…

Finnish Olion to supply heat pumps for China’s largest battery energy storage project

Olion, the Finnish energy, and environmental technology company will provide heat pumps for a battery energy storage farm in Dalian, North-eastern China. Dalian Henliu Energy Storage Power Station Company Ltd’s battery farm is a demonstration project approved by the Chinese government to test the functionality of vanadium batteries connected to the power grid. Olion’s heat…

FinnCham Sustainability Week’s next post is officially started 

In the spirit of the sustainability week, FinnCham chose randomly couple of members from Invest Hong Kong, Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macao to visit and surprise them with sustainable products from METTÄ Nordic METTÄ is born out of our desire to share the pure, pristine and exciting flavours of Nordic forests…

New technology can halve agriculture’s climate impact and introduce greener air travel

Danish researchers have found that agriculture can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent using the new SkyClean technology. At the same time, we can introduce “climate neutral aviation fuel”. Now, a new report shows that SkyClean is likely to be cheaper for society – also cheaper than other technologies with a comparable…