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Venture philanthropy is relatively rare in Asia, where charitable donations are the norm for tackling social and environmental problems. But more strategic funding can help Southeast Asia rapidly transition to clean energy, says one of the world’s most powerful venture philanthropists, Eileen Rockefeller Growald.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/can-venture-philanthropy-turn-on-southeast-asia-to-clean-energy/

According to new figures just released Australia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to their highest levels in two years.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/61567/electricity-sector-drives-australias-carbon-emissions-to-highest-on-record/

The PV industry is undergoing rapid technology changes that have been driven by the well documented, swift adoption of monocrystalline wafers. Less well understood is that, within this wafer technology transition comes a shift to larger wafer sizes and this includes p-type and n-type mono-Si wafers. 

Read more: https://www.pv-tech.org/editors-blog/why-are-monocrystalline-wafers-increasing-in-size

India’s newly appointed finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has unveiled the country’s full-year budget that discussed support for lithium battery and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing, as well as a focus on solar charging infrastructure for EVs.

Read more: https://www.energy-storage.news/news/energy-storage-evs-boosted-by-india-budget

Instead of placing all their bets on electric vehicles, governments and urban planners must promote mass public transport and enable different modes of mobility to tackle traffic congestion.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/why-electric-vehicles-alone-cannot-solve-tomorrows-mobility-issues/

The current move in many countries of South and South East Asia to expand coal-fired power generation will lead to a serious issue of stranded assets.

Read more: https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/2019/07/03/renewables-the-only-way-to-go/