Blog posts tagged to "renewables"

  • Hot topic: Lithium batteries are one way to store energy generated from renewable sources, but overheating and other concerns limit their potential. Photo: ADB

    Wanted: An inexpensive, efficient, and reliable energy storage device

    Published on Tuesday, 07 May 2019

    Renewables need reliable storage devices in order to grow as sources of energy, and the breakthrough solution might be smaller than you think.

  • Will the Green Climate Fund pledges create a momentum for ongoing climate negotiations?

    Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014

    The recent formal pledging session for the Green Climate Fund (GCF)—more than $9 billion in just 5 months—is by far the most successful resource mobilization ever seen for a multilateral climate fund. The US has pledged $3 billion, followed by Japan ($1.5 billion), UK ($1.13 billion), and Germany and France (with $1 billion each). Four developing countries—Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, and Panama—have made pledges, breaking the traditional donor boundaries.