The USITC in Washington, DC. By Toytoy at English Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0 license).

USITC Votes to Continue Investigations on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells in Southeast Asia

USITC Votes to Continue Investigations on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled into Modules from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam United States International Trade Commission (USITC) [last week] determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of Crystalline … [continued]

Mini SUV VF 3, courtesy of VinFast.

VinFast Receives 27,649 Pre-Orders for VF 3 in Vietnam — 66 Hours After Accepting Deposits

Hanoi, Vietnam — VinFast Auto (Nasdaq: VFS) today announced that it received a record-breaking number of 27,649 non-refundable and non-transferable pre-orders for the mini-SUV VF 3 within 66 hours, setting a Vietnamese automotive record, demonstrating the impressive appeal of the VF 3 and its potential to become a “national car” … [continued]

EDP Renewables APAC 254.8MWp Solar Farm in Thuan Bac, Vietnam

The Fight Against Coal In Southeast Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which accounts for almost a dozen countries, includes several of the fastest growing economies in the world. Unfortunately, much of the energy that is fueling this economic development is coming from oil, natural gas, and most concerningly, coal. Approximately 40% of the power … [continued]

VinFuture Grand Prize Laureates (from left to right) Professors Martin Green, Stanley Whittingham, Rachid Yazami and Akira Yoshino, who collaborated and created the lithium-ion battery. Photo by Ludi E. Tribdino.

Meeting the Creators of Renewable Energy & Battery Storage Technologies Recognized at the 2023 VinFuture…

Electrifying is most appropriate to describe the emotion of being among the creators of renewable and energy storage systems that we all know and depend upon now. At the VinFuture Prize Awards held at the Hanoi Opera House on December 20, the brilliant minds of professors Martin Green, Stanley Whittingham, … [continued]

Image courtesy of APEC

China’s Growing EV Influence Around Asia Highlighted At San Francisco’s APEC Summit

The 2023 APEC Summit held in San Francisco last week marked a pivotal moment in the region’s commitment to transitioning towards a sustainable transportation future. In various conferences, ASEAN leaders pledged to accelerate their adoption and foster a conducive environment for EV growth. In a joint declaration issued at the … [continued]