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An ambitious plan is in train to electrify the Philippines’ iconic jeepneys to curb pollution. But do Filipino drivers, operators and commuters really want to replace a national cultural symbol with a more modern mode of transport? 

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/do-filipinos-dream-of-electric-jeepneys/

From the way we shop to the way we socialize, the internet affects nearly everything we do these days. This dramatic change in our way of life has been fueled by a handful of large tech companies, companies that are increasingly going all in on solar.

Read more: https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2019/08/how-the-tech-giants-are-fueling-a-solar-revolution.html

Around 30% of Nepal’s population is still without access to electricity. So why is the share of renewable energy in Nepal’s electricity mix only 3%? It is a much debated question in the country’s hydro-dominant electricity sector, but there is little action.

Read more: https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/2019/08/05/subsidies-killing-renewable-energy-investments-in-nepal/

Which countries among the 10 Asean member states can claim bragging rights for being the most progressive on renewable energy, and what are they doing right?

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/power-play-whos-winning-southeast-asias-renewables-race/

China’s electric vehicle industry is entering a new phase of accelerating development, President Xi Jinping wrote in a congratulatory message to participants of a new energy vehicle conference in early July. In 2018, China sold almost as many electric vehicles as the rest of the world combined.

Read more: https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11405-Can-China-electrify-all-new-passenger-cars-by-2-3-

July 19, 2019 (IEEFA India)  ̶  India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including hydro) by 2029-30, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). This would significantly exceed the country’s Paris agreement target of a 40% share of installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.

Read more: http://ieefa.org/report-projects-india-will-overachieve-its-paris-agreement-targets-by-60/