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We should worry more about Indonesia’s burning peatlands than its new coal-fired power plants, which are now being built “green”, an official from the country’s infrastructure investment arm said at an event in Singapore last week.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/deforestation-is-a-bigger-climate-threat-than-green-coal-says-indonesian-official/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=5%20September%20newsletter&utm_content=5%20September%20newsletter+Version+A+CID_610761e417ed48ecc88dd60db77234a0&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=Deforestation%20is%20a%20bigger%20climate%20threat%20than%20green%20coal%20says%20Indonesian%20official

How green is an electric vehicle that runs on fossil fuel-based electricity? Will the car run out of charge? Anxiety and misinformation are among the key barriers to greater adoption of electric vehicles.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/can-evs-be-green-if-they-run-on-fossil-fuels/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Digest%2003092018&utm_content=Daily%20Digest%2003092018+CID_596de4a40c5a54ad858a6227757cfd2c&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=Can%20EVs%20be%20green%20if%20they%20run%20on%20fossil%20fuels

Australia’s first commercial installation of printed solar cells, made using specialised semiconducting inks and printed using a conventional reel-to-reel printer, has been installed on a factory roof in Newcastle.

Read more: https://theconversation.com/new-solar-cells-offer-you-the-chance-to-print-out-solar-panels-and-stick-them-on-your-roof-102335

The first wave of public listed China-based, China centric PV manufacturers reporting first half year financial results offers insight into the impact on companies after the Chinese Government capped utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) PV power plant projects at the end of May, 2018.

Read more: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/round-up-chinese-solar-companies-start-posting-profit-warnings-and-revenue

JAKARTA — A far-reaching corruption scandal centered on a proposed power plant in Indonesia has cast a shadow over the country’s risky reliance on coal as a supposedly cheap source of energy.

Read more: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/08/graft-and-government-policy-align-to-keep-indonesia-burning-coal/