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ASEAN Needs Pragmatic Approach to Reach Net Zero

Manage consumption alongside production for long term emissions reduction. The path to net zero should be an integrated initiative involving governments, industry and consumers, with policymakers taking the lead to create an ecosystem where all economic players can effectively participate. Speaking at Maybank Kim Eng’s “Decarbonising ASEAN” webinar yesterday, Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, […]

Curtain raiser for fourth International Solar Alliance General Assembly

Solar’s Growing Role in Decarbonising Off-Grid Mines

A reduction in deployment costs combined with technology gains mean solar-plus-storage is an increasingly attractive option for off-grid mining operations looking to cut emissions. Accounting for 6% of the world’s energy demand, the mining sector is under mounting pressure to decarbonise – from investors, customers in the technology and auto industries as well as consumers […]

Scientists urge speedy switch to renewables in Middle East

Place to Plug Activates the Latest Technology in EV Charging Services: Ad-Hoc Charging

VALENCIA, Spain : Place to Plug, the Spanish start-up that has revolutionised electric mobility with the most advanced electric vehicle charging stations management system on the market, reaches a new milestone as the first platform that guarantees access to ad-hoc charging for all EV drivers. Josep Cester, COO of the company, highlights the relevance of […]

PGCIL board okays Rs 14.23-cr EV charging station, creation of telecom, digital arm

Australia and Korea Can Become Renewable Energy Superpowers Together

Australia and South Korea have a long history of friendship and co-operation. My country is Australia’s fourth-largest trading partner, and this year we will mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations. But big changes are under way, raising the question of how we can evolve our relationship in a decarbonising world. South Korea’s economy is […]

Curtain raiser for fourth International Solar Alliance General Assembly

Decarbonising Japan: Challenges and Opportunities for Large-Scale Solar PV

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in November 2020 that the “science is clear”: failure to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 by half and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 worldwide will be catastrophic. The COVID-19 crisis will “pale in comparison to what the climate crisis holds in store,” Guterres said. Speaking five years […]

ADB Raises 2019–2030 Climate Finance Ambition to $100 Billion

India committed to decarbonising its economy as responsible global citizen: Dharmendra Pradhan

WASHINGTON: India is committed to decarbonising its economy as a responsible global citizen, though the country’s priorities are different from the developed world, Union petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said. Observing that India’s energy demand is all set to increase in the coming years, he told a US think-tank that the future […]

India most cost-effective globally in rooftop solar power: Report