#renewable energy News

A view of the forest in Central Kalimantan
The demand for carbon offsets, which firms use to neutralise the pollution they cause, is rising sharply and could increase 50-fold by 2050, according to BloombergNEF. If regulation doesn't improve, the offset boom could fizzle out.
Vietnam transmission lines
Sponsored Despite a flurry of net-zero pledges and pressure from stakeholders to decarbonise, many power firms have yet to put in place plans to cut emissions. This poses a significant financial risk for the electricity industry.
coal barge in kalimantan
Coal miners in Indonesia have been shirking their obligation to allocate 25 per cent of their output for the domestic market, leading to a critical shortage of the fossil fuel for power generation.
electric grid china
Sponsored In the midst of growing populations and electricity demand and political, investor and customer pressure to decarbonise, Asia’s electricity providers continue to grapple with implementing an affordable and reliable energy transition.
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#renewable energy Opinion

solar sharing farmers
Renewable energy is expanding at a record pace, but still not fast enough. Here are the key areas to watch for progress in bringing more wind and solar into the power grid in 2022.
siargao devastation typhoon rai
As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can hit ambitious decarbonisation goals.
A protester holds a placard outside the COP26 climate talks, Glasgow, Nov. 2021

Carbon & Climate

Net zero is not zero

Recent carbon-neutrality pledges may seem ambitious, but merely serve to promote a new set of false climate solutions under a different guise. Such pledges may persuade many people, but the climate isn’t buying it.
Coldplay in concert

Carbon & Climate

Woodstock going green

Concerts and the music industry as a whole won’t turn “net-zero” overnight, but the will for change and collaboration is evidently there.
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#renewable energy Videos

Air-conditioning units on a building in Singapore
Improving energy efficiency could meet a quarter of Southeast Asia’s emissions reduction targets. Here is how efficiency could drive Southeast Asia's energy transition.
Vietnam, wind power story
Vietnam's wind market is thriving, but more work lies ahead if the country wants to power its booming economy without imperilling its people and the planet.
renewables race video
Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
An e-jeepney in the Philippines. A growing movement is underway to electrify Southeast Asia's transport. Image: Eco-Business
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
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#renewable energy Podcasts

A solar farm in Australia
A US$22 billion project involving 12,000 hectares of solar panels and 3,800km of cabling running from Darwin to Singapore might be the most ambitious renewable energy project ever. How will it work? Eco-Business talked to Fraser Thompson of project developer Sun Cable.
Eco-Business Podcast with Assaad Razzouk
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
Coal power plant Laos 2021
Laos has announced the construction of two new coal plants for this year, despite growing evidence that coal power comes with significant financial risk. What is holding back the country from tapping its rich clean energy resources instead?
Malampaya natural gas2
The Philippines has ended new coal development as it pursues a low-carbon future. Don Paulino of non-profit Philippine Energy Independence Council and boss of Shell's exploration arm, argues why natural gas should remain in the energy mix.
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