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Rent-to-own Solar Panels for Home in Singapore

Singapore has lofty renewable energy and solar capacity targets. However, the country has limited available land and will need to harness residential structures to meet its goals.

Inside Asia’s Floating Solar Panels Boom

Floating solar farms provide a way for solar adoption in areas without adequate land – often in lakes and the ocean. When combined with existing hydroelectric dams, floating solar continues to become more enticing. The technology will likely play a major role in many Asian countries reaching their net-zero targets over the next several decades.

Best Renewable Resource Examples in Energy

What are the best renewable resource examples for energy sources? Wind, solar and hydropower are some of the most common and cleanest.

Renewable Energy in Singapore: Sources, Plan and Strategy

Over 95% of the energy currently consumed in Singapore is from LNG and oil. However, the country has robust renewable energy targets for the next several decades, largely driven by local solar energy production and importing clean energy from neighbouring countries.

Solar Power in Singapore: A Shining Energy Source

Singapore is working to meet 28% of its peak power demand with solar energy by 2030. The country chose solar as its main renewable energy focus due to its high levels of solar irradiance and limited land area. To meet these targets, Singapore will need to invest in innovative approaches to harness its solar power, like floating PV systems.

Renewable Energy Investments in Vietnam in 2022 – Asia’s Next Clean Energy Powerhouse

The boom of renewable energy in Vietnam has made the country a global leader in sustainability and a top clean energy investment destination.

Solar and Wind Power Potential in Bangladesh 2022

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

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...

Wind and Solar Power Hit a Record Tenth of Global Electricity in 2021

2021 saw some of the fastest growth rates ever for wind and solar. Simultaneously, coal remained a significant energy source in Asia and saw increased use in several countries. To reach the Paris Agreement's goals, renewables must continue to grow.

COP26: How Lack of Climate Finance Derails Coal Phase-out Agenda

The chaos around the last-minute change in the coal declaration by India, China and South Africa at COP26 has certainly made it harder to reach the 1.5-degree target. At the Glasgow UN climate summit, nations pledged to phase-out coal, reduce methane, end deforestation and support the energy transition, etc. With the USD 100 billion pledge of climate finance still not being fulfilled, small and developing countries called for climate justice. Many nations now plan to revisit their commitment by the end of 2022.

Why Clean Cooking Is Not Always Climate Friendly

From a climate perspective clean cooking technologies that are currently being pushed are not always climate friendly with a reliance on LPG.

Solar Lamps: Empowering Marginalised Communities in Asia

Solar Lamps also called Soler Lanterns being used in Rural Household

Learnings from Bangladesh’s Solar Home System

The world's largest off-grid solar program gave 20 million Bangladeshis access to electricity in rural areas. The program so far has gained a lot of global popularity and experts believe it can be replicated in other countries.

Kusum: India’s Agriculture Solar Pump Scheme Facing Challenges

There are over 20 million grid-connected agriculture water pumps in India consuming over 17% of electricity. The distributed solar pump market scheme solution, PM Kusum Yojana, faces several challenges.

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