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In a new milestone that experts say will become increasingly normal, Australia’s main electricity grid was briefly powered by 50 per cent renewable energy this week.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/62805/for-first-time-australias-renewables-meet-50-of-electricity-demand/

Vietnam’s government has boasted of a number of grid upgrades have been completed by monopoly utility EVN ahead of schedule, but the transmission network still has a long way to go to catch up with renewable energy additions.

Read more: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/vietnam-grid-upgrades-early-but-no-match-for-solar-and-wind-additions

Energy demand is booming, but government policies signal continued reliance on oil, gas and coal. Much stronger action is needed to improve renewables deployment and energy efficiency, said IEA in a new report.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/southeast-asia-on-energy-path-for-650000-premature-deaths-from-air-pollution-by-2040-iea/

Joint projects worth $27.6 billion are heavily skewed toward fossil fuels and extractives.

Read more: https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11613-Half-China-s-investment-in-Kazakhstan-is-in-oil-and-gas

The news this month that the world’s largest banks still heavily finance fossil fuels, failed to respond to climate risks, and have yet to make substantial commitments to sustainable development hit hard. If they’re not going to finance the transition to a sustainable world, it’s not clear who would.

Read more: http://news.trust.org/item/20191017091329-5ltxy

Research laboratories can consume up to 100 times as much energy as office space of the same size. Is smart technology the solution to boosting energy efficiency without compromising safety?

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/can-laboratories-get-smarter-when-it-comes-to-sustainability/