Luis Gonzalez, chief digital officer for Asia Pacific, GE Power Digital Solutions, explains how the power sector in Asia and globally can become more resource and cost-efficient through the adoption of digital technology.
The sunny island nation is harnessing the power of the sun to charge the development of its clean energy industry. In the run up to the Asia Clean Energy Summit in October 2017, Eco-Business looks back at the evolution of Singapore’s solar sector over the last decade.
Facilities managers are like orchestra conductors, helping buildings to run at optimum efficiency. As the SMART Facilities Management Solutions Exhibition approaches, Eco-Business examines their role and how sustainability can enhance a building’s assets.
Aligning its purpose to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the group plans to deliver some of the largest micro-grids and utility scale batteries ever developed in Australia to Asia Pacific, with Indonesia as a possible starting point.
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As the world's energy grids get "smarter", the average citizen will become a "prosumer" who both produces and consumes power. ADB's Francesco Tornieri explains what this could mean for us, society, and the environment.
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By 2050, solar energy will be cheaper, batteries more powerful, and appliances ultra energy-efficient that energy will practically be free for consumers. This could be bad news for power utilities, warns ADB's Sohail Hasnie.
Design decisions today can limit the effects of climate change and help promote a low-carbon future that does not rely on fossil fuels, says Lynelle Cameron from Autodesk. Here's what designers and engineers can do.
Poverty eradication is crucially linked to energy access for the poor. By finding the sweet spot between policy and incentives, governments can engage the private sector in local energy provision, says ESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
At the recent Technology + Sustainability: The Road to Smart Cities event, Singapore's public and private sector leaders gathered for a crystal-ball gazing session to answer one key question: Will technology deliver a better future for Singapore, and the world? And if so, how do we get there?
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Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University is building the region’s first model electricity grid that can tap and distribute power from multiple energy sources, including fossil fuels and renewable energy.
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The emirate says the world's largest mall will be built as a smart city following environmentally-friendly guidelines, but experts and observers voice concerns on the ambitious nature of the project.
Pure Advantage's new independent report, Green Growth: Opportunities for New Zealand, is the first robust analytical assessment of New Zealand's green growth economic opportunities within a global context.