How Can Asia Achieve A Clean Energy Transition? Examples From 5 Countries

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2021 03:48:51 +0000

Lessons from renewable energy growth in China, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Vietnam. Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute. By Tatsatom Gonçalves and Emily Kaldjian  Nowhere in the world is as critical for the clean energy transition as Asia, which accounts for almost half of global energy demand and is today the world’s highest emitting region, overtaking historical heavy emitters in North America and […]

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The EV Story In Southeast Asia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 02:40:16 +0000

Before the pandemic, we went for a trip to Bali and were amazed at the frantic buzz of the roads. Going up a hill on the way back from the airport, the shuttle bus was overtaken by one after another little motorbike (sounded like 90 cc) until there were seven of them lined up between […]

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Reach for the Sun — New Report from Carbon Tracker

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 15:00:49 +0000

With a myriad of very colorful charts, a new report from Carbon Tracker makes the point that the majority of new global generating power will be wind and solar. The authors predict a leapfrog effect in countries where there is no developed power grid. As power needs increase, people will simply install low-cost solar panels […]

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One Of World’s Largest Floating Solar PV Power Projects Completed In Singapore

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 02:00:34 +0000

I recall when floating solar PV power plants popped onto the scene at some point in the past decade. On the one hand, the idea was so funny and fanciful that it seemed unrealistic. On the other hand, there appeared to be a lot of benefits to the approach — cooler surfaces (which help with […]

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Twitter spotlights Asia democracy movements with #MilkTeaAlliance emoji

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 05:09:35 +0000

HONG KONG: Twitter has launched an emoji to spotlight the “#MilkTeaAlliance” online protest movement that has forged links between pro-democracy activists across Asia, the social media giant said on Thursday. The alliance — named for the shared love of sugary tea drinks across Hong Kong, Thailand and Taiwan — emerged last year in an expression […]

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Report Touts Huge Potential of Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:33:55 +0000

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Researchers who study the U.S. offshore wind industry have issued a new report that says the sector could potentially meet 90% of the nation’s electricity demand by 2050. The key is for offshore wind to be fully developed along the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts, as well as in the Great Lakes, all areas the […]

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Report Touts Huge Potential of Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:33:55 +0000

The post Report Touts Huge Potential of Offshore Wind appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Siemens-offshore-wind

Researchers who study the U.S. offshore wind industry have issued a new report that says the sector could potentially meet 90% of the nation’s electricity demand by 2050. The key is for offshore wind to be fully developed along the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts, as well as in the Great Lakes, all areas the […]

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The Upcoming Aptera (& Other Future 1,000-Mile EVs) Can Do London-Moscow-Beijing

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 04:11:38 +0000

Now that readers helped me find data on China’s DC Fast Charging (DCFC) infrastructure, I’m ready to see if a vehicle like the Aptera could drive across all of Eurasia.

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5 Finalists For 2020–2021 Prize For Cities Show How To Tackle Climate Change & Inequality Together

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 09:40:55 +0000

WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities announced five projects as finalists for the 2020-2021 WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities last month for showing how cities can address both climate change and inequality together

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Super Hot October Drags 2020 Toward 2nd-Hottest Year On Record

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 00:00:52 +0000

Earth endured exceptional heat last month, with October 2020 ranking as the 4th hottest October on record

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