TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

TÜV Rheinland India: Establishing quality test standards to help drive development

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 6, 2018 4:22:15 PM

Government officials, energy suppliers and investors looking to provide reliable services and profit from strong infrastructure are keen to support quality projects implementing tested and certified components and materials as well as cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly resources. Authorised by the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), TÜV Rheinland India is currently conducting testing of solar pumping systems for use in irrigation and drinking water applications.

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Topics: solar plant, solar investment

Technical Risks and their Financial Implications, from Solar Sharing Session in Malaysia

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Together with Malaysian Photovoltaic Industry Association (MPIA), TÜV Rheinland organized the ‘Solar PV Project Development in Malaysia: Project Finance & Bankability’ Sharing Session in Selangor, Malaysia on 22 November 2017.

In this sharing session, a series of eight presentations from Regulator, Lender, Investor, EPCs were lined up for the participants to learn about solar PV project development, specifically in Malaysian context. The topics covered include project development, project financing, private equity or investment, construction, technical and quality aspects, and warranties or insurance.

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Topics: solar, solar investment

Looking beyond financial risk in solar projects

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jun 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

In the recent Energy Risk discussion organized by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) in Singapore, Mr. Miguel Laburu from TUV Rheinland was invited to join the panel discussion as a representative to share some insights on the technical aspects of solar projects.

Solar investments needs to be affordable and reliable, and ultimately: profitable. With those prerequisites, many investors have been looking to the Asia Pacific region in the last decade as the ideal place for solar projects. Nonetheless, given the diversity of market in the region, investors need to be risk-savvy in placing their investment, and this is where Mr. Laburu shared with the participants:

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Topics: solar, PV, solar plant, solar investment