Renewable Energy

Embrace Solar Power and Beat Heatwaves

Amid scientists’ warnings that heatwaves will become more common and severe, solar power is proving a saving grace by helping reduce emissions and ensuring reliable and affordable energy when power systems crumble under the increased demand.

Is Tripling Renewable Capacity Possible? – Podcast

Energy Insights speaks with Liming Qiao, the Asia Director at the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) about tripling renewable energy capacity.

How To Buy Carbon Credits On Compliance And Voluntary Markets

Buying carbon credits involves assessing emissions, selecting environmental projects and purchasing from verified providers to support corporate sustainability goals. The voluntary market also provides the opportunity to use credits as an investment vehicle.

ASEAN Energy Transition: The Role of LNG

While the oil and gas industry insists that LNG demand will continue growing in upcoming decades mainly due to the economic growth of China and Southeast Asian countries, market experts and analysts claim the opposite, stressing the fuel's energy security and environmental, economic and geopolitical risks.

Tripling Renewable Energy Capacity Is Possible, But 2023 Didn’t Help

Despite the record clean energy capacity additions in 2023, leading agencies and market analysts warn that the world is falling short of the trajectory required for a 1.5°C-aligned scenario. Can the G7 and G20 take action to help us change course?

How Much Are Carbon Credits Worth?

Carbon credits are vital in combatting climate change, yet their price varies due to market dynamics and project specifics. As regulations tighten and markets mature, stabilising prices will significantly aid global decarbonisation efforts.

Asia’s Net-zero Transition Outlook 2050: Opportunities and Challenges

Accelerating the net-zero transition across Asia would ensure improved energy security and various economic gains, including cheaper energy, reduced fossil fuel subsidies, green jobs, reduced climate change costs and more. 

What Are Carbon Credits and How Do They Work?

Carbon credits are an essential tool for decarbonisation. They allow governments to cap sector-wide emissions and incentivise private investment in green technologies. Careful management of credits is crucial for their long-term positive impact.

India’s 2024 Election and the Role of Renewable Energy – Podcast

We speak with Sunil Dahiya, at the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) about renewable energy and the Indian election 2024.

Carbon Capture vs Renewable Energy

The economic and decarbonisation deficiencies, combined with the health and environmental risks, cement CCUS's role as a complementary technology, mainly in hard-to-abate sectors, not a wildcard to perpetuate fossil fuel use.

Energy Economics Show Renewable Energy Generation Is Less Capex Intensive Than Fossil Fuels

Renewable energy for the power sector keeps getting cheaper to build and operate. However, much of the Asia-Pacific region is still building out natural gas infrastructure. The region needs to pivot if it wants to reach its net-zero goals.

Wind Energy in South Korea – Opportunities and Challenges

The wind energy sector can become the difference that gives South Korea's renewable energy progress that much-needed boost. The country's vast potential for offshore wind is already starting to attract some of the leading developers in the industry. Judging by the first signs, South Korea's future promises to be "windy."

Top Energy Companies In Singapore 2024

Singapore's energy mix heavily favours fossil fuels, but the country is aiming to change this. As a result, several of the leading energy companies in the country are developing renewable energy projects. This will likely be spurred on by government subsidies and favourable policies in the coming decade.

Women and the Just Energy Transition – Podcast

Energy Insights speaks with Farwa Aamer about women and the just energy transition. Farwa is the director of South Asia Initiatives at the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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