According to a research conducted by Reuters in the city of Higashi Matsushima, a ‘silent’ revolution has been happening in Japan in the wake of the 2011 fatal earthquake and tsunami, with more and more municipalities setting up distributed energy systems to reduce reliance on the main grid, and secure electricity supply during natural disasters.
Asian beverage giant San Miguel Corporation announced that it will soon discontinue its bottled water business, as part of its strategy to limit plastic waste and pursue a more sustainable business model.
Sustainergy, a Tokyo-based renewable-energy start-up has partnered with Hitachi Capital and manufacturer Daiwa House Industry to deploy a new ‘solar-sharing’ business model, where Japanese farmers will be encouraged to make use of unexploited farms to produce mushrooms, while solar PVs will feed the operations and sell electricity to the grid at the same time.
In a recent gathering in Sejong, The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy outlined its new policy goals to focus on clean energy production, as part of President Moon Jae-in's nuclear phase out pledge.
German automobile manufacturer, Audi is working with China's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group towards inventing a way to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs to be embedded in a series of future Audi electric vehicles.
BMW Group production facilities utilize a variety of methods to achieve an ambitious goal: using exclusively renewable energy in the production of premium vehicles around the world. In South Africa, BMW Plant Rosslyn even uses some four-legged friends to produce energy.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) just released a joint report called Assessment of Sri Lanka’s Power Sector—100 percent Electricity Generation through Renewable Energy by 2050.
China aims to become a global leader in climate action by setting up the biggest Carbon Trading Scheme (CTS) worldwide as an attempt to meet 2030 peak emissions target.
Panda Green Energy Group is in talks with Canada, Australia, Germany and Italy to launch more panda-shaped power stations.
China continues to demonstrate its growing commitment to sustainability. On July 18th, the Asian nation announced to the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it would no longer be importing foreign garbage shipments.
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