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The start of construction on India’s largest energy storage project is not only of strategic importance to regulators, but could also drive another wave of utility-scale projects in India, the chief of the country’s storage alliance has said.

Read more: https://www.energy-storage.news/news/indias-largest-energy-storage-project-of-strategic-importance-for-regulator

Australia will meet its 2020 Renewable Energy Target (RET) of 33,000GWh of additional generation, according to the Clean Energy Regulator (CER). CER chair David Parker said: “While announcements started slowly in 2016, the momentum we saw in the latter part of that year continued throughout 2017 and has now reached a level that we believe will be sufficient to meet the 2020 target.”

Read more: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/australia-on-track-to-hit-renewable-energy-target

Although the Philippines ranks highest among its Southeast Asian counterparts in sustainable energy resources, it still relies heavily on fossil fuels.

Read more: http://www.eco-business.com/news/the-philippines-tops-global-sustainability-ranking-for-energy/

Energy used to be a boring industry—no pun intended. For over a century, the proven formula for success was to drill, mine, generate, and consume more energy than the year before. But in 1976, a young energy analyst named Amory Lovins decided to question that paradigm in an article titled “Energy Strategy: The Road Not Taken?” This line of questioning kicked off a 35-year shift in the energy sector, giving rise to incredible innovation and a fundamental move away from legacy fuels and toward clean, cheap, low-carbon electricity and energy efficiency.

Read more: https://rmi.org/news/5-reasons-clean-energy-future-cant-stopped/

Australia’s opposition Labor Party wants the conservative Liberal-National government to get on with setting tougher emissions standards on vehicles while coalition backbenchers are reportedly threatening yet another revolt if electric cars are further subsidised.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/56564/electric-cars-set-to-become-next-shock-for-australian-govt/

2018 has already been unofficially declared as the year of the electric car. The next 12 months are likely to bring us closer to the dawn of a new era of renewable energy, when electric batteries will power many of the world’s cars, homes, and indeed entire communities.

Read more: https://blogs.adb.org/blog/clean-energy-predictions-2018-and-why-i-was-wrong-about-2017