As renewables success stories keep emerging from Southeast Asia, countries in the world's most climate-vulnerable region have little excuse for not having a working clean energy market design in place. There are plenty of neighbours to learn from.
Corporate appetite for green power in Taiwan is growing. But the government's increasingly ambitious clean energy agenda notwithstanding, switching to renewables is still no easy task. Experts say current challenges facing firms will disappear with time.
Sara Jane Ahmed –
The Philippines’ Congress and conglomerates confirm backing a shift to Renewable Energy. The country has a rare opportunity to come together in support of clean energy options that will benefit everyone.
Dave Jones –
As lower levels of coal and gas are burned due to lower electricity demand in Europe, wind and solar reached a record-high share of demand in the past 30 days, offering valuable insights on the road to zero-carbon electricity systems.
Olivier Duguet –
As oil markets fluctuate wildly, how can the world economy still be running on a commodity that not only wreaks havoc on the planet when extracted and burned, but is unpredictable and volatile?
The Covid-19 pandemic underlines the fact that we are all in this together: no country is immune from major global threats. And the same solidarity between countries and peoples is needed to address the even greater risk of climate change.
At the upcoming United Nations climate summit in New York, leaders from government, finance, business, and civil society must show far greater ambition in combating global warming than they have done so far. And a faster transition to sustainable energy will be key to accelerated efforts.
Medilyn Manibo –
Finnish research firm VTT reveals one of its latest inventions - an energy-harvesting tree with leaves made of organic solar panels which can be "infinitely replicated" to become a forest of electricity source. Watch the video here.
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation …
Renewable Energy is central to sustainable economic development; it moderates growth of energy demand contributes towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and significantly lowers dependency on oil. Renewable Energy …