Region

The Energy Mix Review in Japan – A Glimpse of the Future

The energy mix review in Japan will show the world how determined the country is to fulfil its 2050 net-zero goal and ensure a green future.

Renewable Energy in the Philippines – Current State and Future Roadmap

The Philippine's is quickly becoming a renewable energy leader in Asia, with its ambitious targets and plans to contribute and reach net-zero.

Solar and Wind Power Potential in Bangladesh 2022

Global Climate Scope ranks Bangladesh in the 41st position from all observed markets in terms...

The Growth of Renewable Energy in Indonesia 2022 – Current State, Opportunities and Challenges

The growth of renewables in Indonesia is soaring. It is no wonder that it is one of Southeast Asia's leading nations in terms of clean energy.

Renewable Energy in Bangladesh 2022 – Current Trends and Future Opportunities

Renewable energy in Bangladesh is an energy sector with room to vastly expand. This goes...

Japan’s EV Sales Boom: The Hunger for Electric Cars

Historically one of the world's leading auto manufacturers, Japan is lagging behind China and the West with EV's. The country must expand its work in the EV market, even if it comes at the expense of its hydrogen projects.

Hyundai Motor Group Affiliates Join RE100

Four of Hyundai Motor Group's major affiliates announced they are joining RE100, a global initiative of corporations pledging to reach net-zero in their operations. This is an important shift for South Korea's second-largest company and will hopefully put pressure on other industry leaders to follow suit. Now it falls on the South Korean government to promote the development of renewable energy infrastructure to support these targets.

Accelerating Japan’s Energy Transition: A Possible and Much-Needed Mission

Nothing is stopping Japan from becoming a climate leader except for its own actions. If it abandons fossil fuels and embraces renewables, it could build a resilient, sustainable and self-sufficient energy system.

The Philippines’ Presidential Candidates 2022 Should Pursue Renewables and Halt LNG

Halting LNG expansion plans may be against the dominant trend in Southeast Asia, but the Philippines' presidential candidates must make the tough decisions if the country wants to mitigate its finance, energy dependence, stranded asset and climate risks.

Japan’s Coal Obsession

Japan is one of the largest fossil fuel advocates. Its unwillingness to abandon fossil fuels is costly for all of Asia and the globe.

China’s Coal Imports Drop and the Imminent Effect on Coal Exporters

China's latest decision to reduce coal imports has shocked countries like Australia. Yet, aside from the challenges there are opportunities.

The Japan Net-Zero Commitments: Ambitious and Honest or Unrealistic and Hypocritical

Japan should be at the forefront of the clean energy transition. While the country has made multiple pledges, its actions and meaningful results are still lacking.

Debunking Net-Zero in Asia: Is It Even Possible?

Net-zero by 2050 in Asia is the desirable scenario, but, judging by the current progress,...

Plastic Pollution: Big Brands’ Greenwashing of Plastic Waste

A Reuters study suggests that less than 10% of all the plastic ever made has been recycled due to how costly it is to collect and sort it. However, plastic production will double within 20 years. While the problem comes from a single source, the consequences affect everyone.

Most Popular

2022: Southeast Asia Looks Beyond Coal
5 Key Impacts the IPCC Report Will Have on Organisations’ ESG Policies
Renewable Energy in the Philippines – Current State and Future Roadmap
Natural Gas in Bangladesh – Record High Prices and Imminent Climate Impacts
5 Shifts That Define The Increased Investment Interest in Renewable Energy 2021

Categories

Tags

Energy Tracker Asia Newsletter

Become a subscriber of our newsletter and get the latest news on investments in coal, gas, and renewable energy in the region.
  • By clicking Sign Up, you consent to receive emails from Energy Tracker Asia. We won’t distribute your email address to any third party at any time. If you are under 16 years of age, please get consent from your parents or guardian first. You can unsubscribe any time. View our Privacy Policy.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.