With some 2.6 billion people under energy poverty, UN nuclear energy agency chief Yukiya Amano said deploying nuclear technology to developing countries can help ensure reliable energy supplies while curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
The much awaited Finkel Review makes several recommendations to make Australia's National Electricity Market more secure, reliable, and low-carbon. But experts say it falls short of what's needed to meet national and global climate goals.
Nadeem ul Haque –
Pakistan and its donors need to recognize that its long-running energy crisis can be resolved only through institutional reform, says Nadeem ul Haque, former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan.
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This little understood technology has the potential to reinvent the energy sector, turn regular consumers into power producers and support countries in achieving their climate commitments, writes ADB's Yongping Zhai.
The ambition and size of China's Belt and Road Initiative will have far-reaching impacts for development in the region. WRI China's Shouqing Zhu outlines how China could imbue sustainability into its massive infrastructure plan.
There is a push for universal energy access by governments all over the world, however the barriers are socioeconomic, geographic and demographic. Here's what needs to happen, says Jaideep Bansal from the Global Himalayan Expedition.
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...
The Smart Villages Initiative brings together key players—entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers, villagers, NGOs, financiers, civil society and development organisations, policymakers, and regulators—from the frontline of delivering off-grid energy for development ...