Blog posts tagged to "fossil fuels"

  • New and second-hand electric cars are increasingly available on the market in Costa Rica.

    Think big on technology for a clean energy future

    Published on Friday, 25 August 2017

    What can Asia learn from Costa Rica’s successful experience with clean energy and its goal to achieve full electric mobility?

  • In 2050, solar power will end the divide between energy-rich and energy-poor countries.

    Energy in 2050: Clean, free, and for all

    Published on Friday, 11 August 2017

    33 years from now, energy will be affordable, renewable, and equitable as demand declines and technology becomes available to everyone.

  • Solar power was initially installed on rooftops, then on public light fittings, later on land. Now it can be installed on water.

    Floating solar on the move in Asia

    Published on Wednesday, 07 June 2017

    Solar power was initially installed on rooftops, then on public light fittings, later on land. Now it can be installed on water.

  • Workers clean panels at a solar plant in Thailand.

    5 predictions for clean energy in 2017

    Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017

    2016 was a successful year for clean energy. How will 2017 shape up?

  • MRT train in Singapore.

    17 SDG reasons we must focus on transport

    Published on Monday, 12 September 2016

    Building sustainable transport is no mean feat. Without it, the world will look less hopeful in 2030.

  • Solar-powered streetlights in Dali, PRC.

    Asia can go 100% renewable

    Published on Monday, 15 February 2016

    Conventional energy seems indispensable, but going 100% renewable isn’t just hypothetical – it is doable, and the best path to a sustainable future.

  • Citizens looking at a poster of the future Ho Chi Minh City metro link.

    CTF report card shows progress on promoting clean energy in Asia

    Published on Friday, 11 December 2015

    The 2015 Clean Technology Fund progress report hails ADB-administered projects in Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam.

  • Smog covering the modern CCTV building in Beijing, PRC, as seen from the ADB Country Office.

    To meet emissions goal, PRC must scale up on carbon capture

    Published on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

    Now is the time for the PRC to make carbon capture storage the cornerstone of its policy to deliver on the government’s UNFCCC pledge of peaking emissions by 2030.

  • Engineers working on a turbine at an ADB-supported wind power project in Thailand.

    Why 100% renewable generation won’t bring energy security

    Published on Monday, 07 September 2015

    Clean energy advocates believe that 100% generation from renewable energy sources is the only way to meet the power demand and address global warming. It's technically feasible, but we will still need some fossil fuels to create a sustainable energy source that all countries can afford.

  • A wind power project in Turpan, PRC.

    Green bonds: Financing renewable energy in Asia

    Published on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

    Asia’s share of world energy consumption is rapidly growing, and meeting this demand in a sustainable way requires a shift in investment away from fossil fuels toward renewable energy sources.