#solar News

Solar precinct Sun Cable
A project to send solar power from Australia to Singapore has also been deemed investment-ready. These are important milestones for multilateral energy trade in Asia-Pacific, said experts, but the incremental gains reveal huge challenges.
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Following 2021’s electricity shortages, plans show a tension between ensuring supplies and guiding reform during crucial few years for the energy transition.
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Mining regions that lean on coal for revenue will be severely hit if work on a post-coal economy starts now, says new research, calling for more spending on renewable energy.
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A recent joint study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water and International Institute of Sustainable Development claims that subsidies for India’s renewable energy sector have decreased by 59 per cent since 2017.
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#solar Opinion

Dam Nai wind power project
Vietnam is betting big on wind power, but there are also signs of caution following hiccups to its solar power push in past years. Transparency and collaboration will be key traits for success.
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Women often get the short end of the stick in rural areas where energy access is poor. In the drive to improve energy access, directing finance to increase the participation of women in the energy sector is necessary.
Bangui Wind Farm in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
With the urgency of the climate crisis becoming clearer by the day, governments and multilateral lenders must end public financing for fossil fuels and increase their support for renewables as soon as possible. This year's United Nations climate-change conference offers the perfect opportunity to lock in such commitments.
Solar farm, Thailand, op-ed
As Southeast Asian nations embark on their energy transition journey, there is huge potential for digital technologies to improve energy efficiency, prepare grids for higher shares of renewables, and cut power costs.
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#solar Videos

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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
SNAP-Magat Power floating solar
A country that is hit by 20 typhoons a year is looking to its lakes, reservoirs and dams to trial the latest solar technology.
fossil fuel warning on greenwash ads
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
Bertrand Piccard
The first person ever to fly around the world powered only by solar energy has taken on a bigger challenge: find solutions to protect the planet while making a profit.
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#solar 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.
Indigenous community, Amazon
The clean energy sector’s poor human rights performance places its legitimacy at risk. Jessie Cato of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre sheds light on how the industry can avoid labour abuse, land grabs and other violations.
Filipino commuters during Covid. Image: Commuters of Metro Manila
Exclusive As the country plunges into a recession borne out of the pandemic, how can it get back on its feet? On this podcast, Eco-Business spoke to top Filipino environmentalist Loren Legarda on how conservation should not take a backseat to economic development.
Red ship on the ocean
EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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