TGI Solar Power Group Inc., a turnkey supplier of vertically integrated solar systems for a variety of applications ranging from Solar Parks to commercial markets, announces the appointment of Sarmir Ahshrup as a Special Advisor for South-East Asia, including Malaysia, Indonesia and India. A native of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Mr. Ahshrup has worked in the engineering departments of Siemens Electronics, Computer Sciences Corporation and Hewlett Packard.... Read more..
Keeping tropical rain forests intact is a better way to combat climate change than replacing them with biofuel plantations, a study in the journal Conservation Biology finds. The study reveals that it would take at least 75 years for the carbon emissions saved through the use of biofuels to compensate for the carbon lost through forest conversion. And if the original habitat was carbon-rich peatland, the carbon balance would take more than 600 years.... Read more..
Chiyoda Corporation, Japan’s leading engineering and construction firm, has been awarded a contract by Tokuyama Corporation for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) of a polycrystalline silicon plant in Malaysia. The FEED work is scheduled to be completed in the first half of 2009. 1. Client: Tokuyama Corporation 2. Contract Details: FEED work for a polycrystalline silicon plant (annual production scale of 3,000 tons) 3. Planned Construction... Read more..
Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Power Systems practice in Asia Pacific will host an analyst briefing via webinar on Energy Management in Oil Refineries on November 18th 2008 at 11:00 hrs (GMT +08:00hrs) Singapore time. 2008 has been the most dramatic and dynamic year for global energy prices. The volatility of oil prices has demanded agonizing re-appraisal by oil refineries forcing them to visit and re-visit their energy management strategies... Read more..
Sunrise Consulting Group Inc. has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 60% of Sunrise Solartech Co., Ltd. www.srsolartech.com. Sunrise Solartech was founded in March 2006 in Jiansu Province, China as a privately owned enterprise that specializes in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing solar energy products. Sunrise Solartech is one of China’s largest manufacturers of solar PV (Photovoltaic) products, including solar energy appliances,... Read more..
ShengdaTech Inc., a leading manufacturer of nano precipitated calcium carbonate and a major manufacturer of coal-based chemical products in Shandong Province, PRC, today announced that it has engaged KPMG as its new independent registered public accounting firm, effective November 11, 2008. KPMG replaces Hansen, Barnett & Maxwell, P.C., which was dismissed on November 11, 2008. The decision to change the independent registered public accounting... Read more..
The Netherlands and Malaysia have joined forces to dispel the confusion that has arisen surrounding greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm cultivation in tropical peatland areas. Dutch Minister Cramer (Housing, Regional Development and Environment) and Malaysian Minister Chin (Plantation Industries and Commodities) set up the Joint Committee on Carbon Emissions, which is charged to shed light on this subject in the coming years. The cultivation of... Read more..
China Energy Recovery, Inc., a leader in the waste-heat recovery sector of the alternative energy industry, today announced that Mr. James Zhao is joining China Energy Recovery to serve as CTO of Shanghai Hai Lu Kun Lun Hi-tech Engineering Co., Ltd., an operating affiliate of CER. The announcement was made by China Energy Recovery’s Chairman and CEO, Mr. Qinghuan Wu. “We’re very proud to have James Zhao join our management team at such a critical... Read more..
Detroit Electric is making a come back in a big way with plans to progressively roll out affordable electric vehicles worldwide by the end of 2009. The historic electric car brand held a regional media conference today to introduce electric car technology and unveil its business and manufacturing plans moving forward. As part of the Malaysian Government’s initiative to tackle rising fuel prices and the search for green alternative transportation,... Read more..