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June 21, 2018
Chasing renewable project incentives: How are they working their charm in Asia?

When ASEAN countries ask which single renewable energy, or RE, incentive will prove most beneficial to their development plans, the question itself could be flawed as the region has seen the most effective results not from a single bullet solution but from a basket of measures. Countries with a combination of incentives have experienced the greatest growth in renewable power.

June 21, 2018
Solar Has Overtaken Gas and Wind as Biggest Source of New U.S. Power

Despite tariffs that President Trump imposed on imported panels, the U.S. installed more solar energy than any other source of electricity in the first quarter. Developers installed 2.5 gigawatts of solar in the first quarter, up 13 percent from a year earlier, according to a report.

June 13, 2018
Blockchain-based Democratization of Energy Making Gains on Three Continents

Pioneering blockchain company LO3 Energy is gearing up for international projects set to lay foundations for future of its distributed ledger system, Exergy. The three projects involve novel local energy trading market places based around the Exergy platform in Texas, the UK and Australia.

June 13, 2018
Thai bank issues country’s first green bond raising US$60 million for renewables

Major Thailand-based financier TMB Bank has issued the country’s first green bond, the funds of which will be used to finance renewable energy projects. The overall aim of the bond is to expand financing for private sector investments that help address climate change, by providing an alternative source of long-term green finance in the country.

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