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  1. Japan to acquire 66 MW wind energy project
    Japan to acquire 66 MW wind energy project 23 Jun 2017

    GE Renewables Energy – one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers in the world – has announced its development of a 66 megawatt (MW) wind energy project in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  2. Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India
    Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India 22 Jun 2017

    In addition to the development of large-scale solar projects and rooftop solar power systems on its rail stations, Indian Railways is now planning to install solar panels on top of its trains

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  3. Taiwan plans for $59 billion in finance for renewables
    Taiwan plans for $59 billion in finance for renewables 20 Jun 2017

    Prime Minister Lin Chuan’s administration hopes to attract $59 billion of private capital in order to boost the share of renewable energy in Taiwan’s power mix to 20 per cent by 2025

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables
    South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables 20 Jun 2017

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has announced his intentions to lead the nation towards a "nuclear-free era," as the country transitions from nuclear power to renewable energy

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. New project to boost renewable energy in Mongolia
    New project to boost renewable energy in Mongolia 19 Jun 2017

    The new project focuses on improving the reliability and sustainability of electricity services in Mongolia, in the face of the country’s rising energy demand

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  6. World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India
    World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India 19 Jun 2017

    The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no longer economically viable in India

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. $1 billion to be spent on solar projects in Vietnam
    $1 billion to be spent on solar projects in Vietnam 16 Jun 2017

    Vietnamese sugar, energy, real estate and tourism conglomerate, TTC Group, plans to invest up to $1 billion in one of Vietnam’s largest portfolios of solar projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s growing power demand

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  8. Beijing 2022 on track to deliver sustainable Winter Olympics
    Beijing 2022 on track to deliver sustainable Winter Olympics 15 Jun 2017

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission has praised Beijing’s sustainability and legacy plans during its second review of the city’s preparations for the Olympic Winter Games

    Asia,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  9. Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy
    Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy 13 Jun 2017

    The Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) has been built to highest energy efficiency and green building standards and will serve as the city-state’s sustainability learning and collaboration hub

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,COP 23
  10. China carbon market to launch as early as November
    China carbon market to launch as early as November 9 Jun 2017

    According to reports, China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest"

    Asia,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23

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