Renewable Energy

The Impacts Of the Electricity Price Increase On Asian Countries

While the electricity price hikes across developing and developed Asian nations started in 2022, they are expected to extend into 2023. This risks impeding economic growth, fueling inflation and affecting the poorest the most. On the bright side, it is the perfect moment for a long-needed energy system overhaul.

The Future of Renewable Energy Looks Brighter than Ever

IEA's Renewables 2022 report revealed that the world is planning for massive clean energy capacity expansion. The findings are even more ambitious than the agency's last year report.

The Economic Benefits of Renewable Energy For Asian Countries

At a time of soaring inflation, exorbitant fossil fuel prices, unreliable power supplies and a never-ending energy crisis, Asian countries should start considering the economic benefits of renewable energy.

Gas Deals at COP27 Egypt: All You Need To Know

There is a feeling that COP27 did more for fossil fuels than clean energy. However, convinced of the benefits of the latter, some Asian countries are actively progressing towards a more sustainable, cost-efficient and resilient energy system.

Renewable Energy Progress of Microsoft, Google and Apple

The tech sector should be at the forefront of the battle against climate change. Yet, only a handful of companies are doing enough. Currently, all except Apple are neglecting their supply chain emissions.

G20 Nations Are Committing Billions More to Fossil Fuels – Price of Oil Report

The deadline for the end of global public fossil fuel financing is quickly approaching. Yet, many G20 countries and leading MDBs and DFIs continue pouring billions into coal, oil and gas, widely ignoring renewables. The COP27 and G20 meetings will give financiers a stage to explain why.

Climate Change in Japan: The Role of Japanese Companies

Japanese companies can be a real driving force in the country’s decarbonisation journey. The government, on the other hand, has to set more ambitious targets. Only by working together can the state and the private sector accelerate Japan's net-zero transition.

San Miguel Corporation’s LNG Projects and their Implications for the Company and the Philippines

Natural gas has successively been shown to oppose the goals of solving the energy crisis. It causes environmental issues and won't help the Philippines decarbonise. Gas is now an impractical choice for the San Miguel Corporation, the regions biggest LNG developer.

High LNG Prices in Asia: Risk Causing Permanent Demand Drop

The demand for LNG in Asia is plummeting. Developing nations can't bear with the high gas prices and are actively looking toward renewables. Even fossil fuel stewards are starting to have second thoughts. And if the high gas prices continue, which seems likely, the demand drop might be irreversible.

Labour Climate Change Policy 2022 in Australia – Ambitious, but Facing Lots of Challenges

Australia is on the receiving end of the harshest impacts of climate change. The IPCC says Australia is racing towards a future of similar or even worse disasters. Labours new climate policy offers hope.

The Philippines’ Climate Policies and the Priorities for the New President

The new president and his administration will have to lead the Philippines through one of the most critical moments in the battle against climate change. Considering how much is at stake for the island country, the new leadership should pursue ambitious climate policies that abandon fossil fuels and prioritise renewables.

Elections in Asia 2022 and Their Effect on the Region

The recent elections in South Korea, Australia and the Philippines have helped paint a picture of the region's net-zero journey. While the new leaders of the three countries have announced some ambitious goals, the overall sense is that more could be done, considering the vast renewable energy potential of the region.

Promising Renewable Energy Statistics 2022 – Revealed By New Global Status Report

Despite the tremendous growth in new renewable energy additions, the energy system transformation is sluggish and fossil fuels continue to be the backbone of the global energy system. Without more engagement on the political front, global decarbonisation will remain a pipe dream.

Will Oil-Producing Countries Remain Stable in a Decarbonising World

Fossil fuel-dependent countries should be actively looking to balance the trade-off between transitioning to a renewable energy-dominated power system and maintaining a stable economy without putting pressure on society. While the goal is challenging, it is possible.

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