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The rise of wind power in Asia

What is wind power? Wind power or wind energy is kinetic energy that is generated...

What Are Some Examples of Renewable Resources?

First, how do you know if a resource is renewable? It comes down to the...

Renewable Energy in the Philippines – Current State and Future Roadmap

Similar to many countries in the South East Asia region, the Philippines faces the challenge...

The Economic Benefits Realized from Green Energy Solutions in Asia

Green energy solutions and renewable energy sources are two terms that are often used interchangeably,...

Renewable Energy in Vietnam at the Start of 2021 and Beyond

The next “Asian miracle” or “the next China” are just some of the many ways...

The Controversy Surrounding Conventional Sources of Energy in Asia

Asia is extremely reliant on conventional sources of energy, predominantly fossil fuels such as coal,...

Renewable Energy in Bangladesh – Current Trends and Future Opportunities

Renewable energy in Bangladesh is an energy sector with room to grow. As of 2019,...

Asia’s Economic Benefits from Non-Conventional Sources of Energy

The economic benefits of non-conventional sources of energy reaped by Asian countries depend on various...

Renewable Energy in Indonesia – Current State, Opportunities and Challenges

The demand and potential for renewable energy in Indonesia are increasing simultaneously, due in large...

2020 was a Dismal Year for Coal Power

Long seen as a critical emerging market for coal power, South and Southeast Asian countries...

Malaysia’s CIMB Announces Coal Financing Phase-out by 2040

CIMB becomes the first emerging markets bank to announce a progressive coal exit policy. Malaysia’s...

How Vietnam became the Renewable Energy Powerhouse Nation

Vietnam's solar energy gets decentralised  Vietnam passed a huge milestone in renewable energy deployment at...

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South Korea to Decide on Approval for Vietnam Coal Power Plant – a Project Dropped by other Global Banks – in Early October

KEPCO – South Korea’s national utility – is slated to make a decision on the...

Four Reasons to Allocate Public Funds to Low-carbon Sector

Here are four arguments why public funds should be prioritized for low-carbon sector over carbon...

Carbon Intensive Industry amidst COVID-19 Recovery Plans

Governments across the globe are pouring trillions of dollars into COVID-19 recovery packages making this...

Green Stimulus Potential as a Response to COVID-19 Economic Impacts

The COVID-19 pandemic is delivering the world’s first comprehensive financial shock since 2008 and is...

How Europe Revived the Economy through Green Spending in 2008

The 2008 financial crisis caused the fall of several sectors in the EU, including the...

How South Korea Revived the Economy through Green Spending in 2008

The 2008 financial crisis had dramatic impacts on the South Korean economy. In the final...

How China Revived the Economy through Green Spending in 2008

The spillover effects of the 2008 financial crisis were felt in China. Although the country...

How the United States Revived the Economy through Green Spending in 2008

The US economy plunged as a result of the 2008 financial crisis, exacerbated by the...

South Korea Puts ‘Green New Deal’ at Center of COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Plan

South Korea has put Green New Deal policies at the center of the country’s recovery...

Renewable Energy at the Heart of ‘Recovering Better’ Post-Covid

Projects that stimulate economic growth while also lowering greenhouse gas emissions will deliver higher returns...

Australia could soon export solar energy to Asia through a 3,800km cable

Australia is the world’s third largest fossil fuels exporter – a fact that generates intense debate as...

China relaxes regulations on coal power expansion for third year running

China has lowered the risk ratings for coal-power overcapacity in many parts of the country...