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Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionNew coal power plants are planned in Asia The chief of the United Nations has warned Asia to quit its “addiction” to coal in a bid to tackle climate change. UN Secretary General António Guterres said countries in the region were among the most vulnerable to global warming and should be on the […]
Malaysia’s solar photovoltaics (PV) industry is on the rise thanks to strengthening government support, growing investor confidence and reducing costs. Already ASEAN’s biggest solar PV employers, Malaysia’s solar sector is well poised for more growth given the favourable conditions that are developing. Besides having relatively high irradiation levels, Malaysia already has an established solar manufacturing […]
CIMB Group Holdings Bhd today became one of the Founding Signatories of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative UNEP-FI Principles for Responsible Banking. According to one of the largest banking group in Asean, the initiative demonstrated CIMB’s strong commitment to strategically align its business with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement […]
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): The government is looking to review its carbon emissions commitments under the 2016 Paris Agreement. Speaking at CIMB Group Holdings Bhd’s The Cooler Earth Sustainability Summit, Minister for Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin said the government would be reviewing its national determined commitment under the Paris […]
SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Thursday announced a record-high boost to its green electricity purchases, saying the deals will spur construction of millions of solar panels and hundreds of wind turbines. The US-based internet giant increased its wind and solar energy portfolio by more than 40 percent with deals for 1,600 megawatts of electricity. “Once all […]
Dive Brief: Nike announced the opening of a new distribution center that will run on entirely renewable energy and recycle 95% of the waste generated on site, according to a company blog post. The 1.5-million-square-foot center is located in Ham, Belgium, expanding the company’s existing European Logistics Campus in the country. The facility’s location close to a network of […]
Apple Inc. is developing rooftop solar arrays with Taiwan’s Wan Ja Shan Brewery Co., best known for its popular soy sauce, as the Cupertino company boosts its use of renewable energy. The 50,000-square-meter soy sauce facility that will carry solar panels on its roof is located in the southern Taiwanese county of Pingtung, Wan Ja Shan Brewery […]
Researchers from the University of Arizona have claimed growing crops in the shade of solar panels can lead to two or three times more vegetable and fruit production than conventional agriculture. In a study published in Nature, the group presented the results of a multi-year research project investigating how chiltepin pepper, jalapeno and cherry tomato […]
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3 — The government is seeking to increase the country’s target of renewable energy generation to 20 per cent in the next six years, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin. She said this will be accomplished via the Malaysia Energy Supply Industry 2.0 (MESI 2.0) plan […]
Solar power systems and wind turbines in Germany fed 39.3 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity into the public grid from June to August, a 10 percent increase compared to the same period last year, news agency dpa writes in an article carried by Focus Online, citing a report by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE. […]
马来西亚乃赤道边上的国家,长年高温多雨,四季如夏。无论你喜不喜欢,太阳都是我们大马人如影随形的“好朋友”。 事实上,大马的地理位置和气候特征,也成了发展太阳能的最大优势,并让太阳能成为国内后劲看俏的新能源。正如之前我所说的,更清洁绿色的太阳能势不可挡。 你知道吗?在我国可再生能源领域里,太阳能发电就占了当中的68%,远比其他的新能源如生物能(17%)、水利能(5%)、固体废料(4%)及沼气(2%)等更受欢迎!
上周我在“能源革命,刻不容缓!”里提到,低碳排放的可再生能源将带来新一波的能源革命,并引用再生能源著名拥护者洛文斯(Amory Lovins)在1976年的预言。 正如洛文斯所说的,“再生能源将很快席捲全世界。”尤其是在这个“地球正受到严重且无法逆转的伤害”之时代,可再生能源所带来的能源革命正是时候,让我们在减少地球伤害的同时,也一起来逐步修復我们所造成的伤害。