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  1. China breaks ground on the world’s largest floating solar plant
    China breaks ground on the world’s largest floating solar plant 14 Dec 2017

    China is set to break yet another record in solar technology by developing a world-first 150 megawatt (MW) floating solar PV plant as a new experiment aimed at cutting down the cost of solar energy.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Hyundai Electric to break the record for world’s largest battery
    Hyundai Electric to break the record for world’s largest battery 6 Dec 2017

    South Korea’s Hyundai Electric is set to build a 150 megawatt (MW) lithium ion battery, competing against Tesla’s recent achievement of building the largest battery in Australia within 100 days.

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market
    New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market 1 Dec 2017

    South Korean energy and chemicals company SK Innovation has announced an investment of $770 million in an electric vehicle battery gigafactory in Hungary to meet the future demand of zero-emission vehicles in Europe.

    Asia,Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. India to procure 10,000 electric vehicles for government institutions
    India to procure 10,000 electric vehicles for government institutions 22 Nov 2017

    India’s government department for energy efficiency has revealed that the country will issue a tender for the procurement of 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) to replace traditional diesel, petrol and gas-fuelled vehicles across government institutions.

    Asia,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. France and China to study ocean-based climate change
    France and China to study ocean-based climate change 6 Nov 2017

    The space agencies of France and China have joined forces to put a new satellite into orbit to improve the prediction of ocean storms and cyclones and create more informed climate models.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. China’s largest ride-hailing company to build its own electric vehicles charging network
    China’s largest ride-hailing company to build its own electric vehicles charging network 3 Nov 2017

    Didi Chuxing has announced the establishment of a joint venture to build its own charging network for public use and for its growing electric cars fleet.

    Asia,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Tesla to build new EV factory in Shanghai
    Tesla to build new EV factory in Shanghai 23 Oct 2017

    Electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. reached an agreement with the Government of Shanghai to build a new manufacturing facility for electric vehicles in the city’s free trade zone, becoming the first foreign automaker to start its fully owned car production line in the country.

    Asia,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. China leads the way to the global renewable energy revolution
    China leads the way to the global renewable energy revolution 20 Oct 2017

    According to a newly published report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), solar is boosting the growth of renewables in global capacity, with China leading the way as the dominant global player.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Toyota embarks on electric vehicles production through new partnership with Mazda and Denso
    Toyota embarks on electric vehicles production through new partnership with Mazda and Denso 19 Oct 2017

    Through a new partnership between Toyota, Mazda, and Denso, the three automobile companies will jointly establish a new company to develop zero-emission electric cars.

    Asia,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. The Green Climate Fund allocates $110 million to Kazakhstan for clean energy projects
    The Green Climate Fund allocates $110 million to Kazakhstan for clean energy projects 9 Oct 2017

    The Kazakh Energy Ministry reported that the Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved $110 million in funding for renewable energy projects in Kazakhstan, in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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