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According to a new analysis the renewable energy construction boom in the southern state of Victoria is on track to create more than 6000 annual jobs.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/58834/report-thousands-of-jobs-created-by-victorias-renewable-energy-boom/

It can be hard to get your head around just how much energy the world uses. Expressed in terms of oil, it was equivalent to almost 14 billion metric tons of the stuff in 2017. That’s like burning through all of Russia’s proved reserves in the space of 12 months, which is, in technical terms, a lot.

Read more: https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2018/09/how-renewables-lead-to-a-world-of-peak-energy.html?cmpid=enl_rew_solar_energy_news_2018-10-03&pwhid=ebc9e9bffe02e928e32e6140425c2a5611c4f3b7c214b2e0db1ff39b75a5445470010376017b886fbf5905497849e6e4545d341b9f655f91cd437b9fc13efbdb&eid=410075336&bid=2258370

Air-conditioning, once hailed by the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as the greatest invention of the 20th century, threatens to compromise the wealthy city-state’s comfortable way of life. Are there better ways to cool the tropical metropolis?

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/air-con-addicted-singapore-seeks-new-ways-to-escape-urban-heat-trap/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Digest%2001102018&utm_content=Daily%20Digest%2001102018+CID_7269341458d4c7eb289a232112968aae&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=Air-con%20addicted%20Singapore%20seeks%20new%20ways%20to%20escape%20urban%20heat%20trap
Plan aims to ease reliance on fossil fuels and fight pollution but there are concerns coal-fired power stations are still being built.

Read more: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2165831/china-steps-green-energy-push-revised-renewable-target-35-2030

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$40 million loan to support a 41MW hybrid distributed renewable energy system combining wind, solar, battery storage and a thermal heat pump in Mongolia.

Read more: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/adb-finances-solar-wind-storage-and-thermal-pump-hybrid-project-in-mongolia

For all intents and purposes, 2018 may be remembered as the year that Taiwanese solar manufacturing moved from its former cell-making glory days of the past (Taiwan solar 1.0) to adjust to the new reality as defined by China’s bulldozing annihilation of cash-struck overseas manufacturing regions in recent times.

Read more: https://www.pv-tech.org/editors-blog/taiwan-solar-2.0-a-rare-case-of-government-truly-aligned-with-the-domestic