The 2015 Clean Technology Fund progress report hails ADB-administered projects in Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam.
Blog posts on "renewable energy"
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.
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.
Sarulla was the first greenfield, commercial investment in Indonesia geothermal in almost 20 years, and remains key to demonstrating the sector’s commercial viability in the country.
New technologies such as lithium-ion batteries, LED lights and rooftop solar power are changing the way electricity is generated and supplied. We also need less electricity; with energy-efficient lighting and appliances, our electricity needs are reducing every year.
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.
At this week’s Asian Clean Energy Forum 2015, many speculated about how current low oil prices may affect investments in renewable energy across the region. In the Pacific, the impact may less than expected.
Ahead of the 2015 Asian Clean Energy Forum, the region’s energy leaders are now looking to re-evaluate traditional norms to respond to volatile prices, extreme weather and large-scale accidents and disruptions.
As the sun blazes down on the Thar Desert, pushing solar radiation levels beyond 400 W/m2, a new renewable energy plant is now harnessing the immense power of sunlight to power Rajasthan, India’s largest state.
What if shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy could result in citizens paying not more, but less for electrical power? That’s precisely the goal of an ADB-supported project in the Maldives.