Next Tesla Gigafactory For Asia: Japan Or South Korea?

CleanTechnica

The article noted that Elon Musk was asked on Twitter about plans to build a new plant in Asia outside of China. Yahoo! Japan reported that other than China, Tesla may be considering gigafactory plans at sites in either Japan or South Korea. Yeah, but first we need to finish Giga Berlin and a second US Giga to serve the eastern half of North America," was Elon Musk's reply.

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Asia’s Largest Railway Station Uses Yingli’s High-Efficiency Solar Products

CleanTechnica

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Green Monday raises $70 million to ramp up alt-protein in Asia

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 23 – Hong Kong-based Green Monday is making multiple bets on Asia’s shift to a plant-based diet. Green Monday is “one of the first movers in Asia within the rapidly growing global plant-based. paywall Asia Dealflow Food Tech

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Asia's largest organic rooftop farm can grow 20 tons of food annually

Inhabitat - Innovation

Organic urban agriculture, renewable energy and beautiful landscaping come together at the Thammasat University Rooftop Farm (TURF), Asia's largest organic rooftop farm that spans 236,806 square feet. Bangkok-based landscape architecture and urban design firm LANDPROCESS designed the productive landscape in response to both the Thai capital's sprawling urbanization and rising food and water scarcity concerns amid the climate crisis

Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change

GreenBiz

Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives. Finance & Investing Risk

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Tesla Has Great Potential In Asia Beyond China

CleanTechnica

Everybody knows China is a huge opportunity since it is both the largest auto market in the world and it seems to get pretty good support from the government, which seems to be trying to address the air pollution issue in the country, but I wanted to look at the size of all the rest of Asia. In this article, I want to discuss Tesla's potential to grow in the Asian market.

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Japan – Asia’s Biggest Energy Market Opportunity in 2019?

CleanTech Group

Asia Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Geographical Insights Energy Transformation Japan's Energy LandscapeOne of the largest economies in the world and the fourth largest consumer of electricity, Japan has long been a recognized leader in energy technology development. The 2011 earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima nuclear accident triggered a major overhaul of the energy market in Japan. As a result, local and foreign innovators are now looking […].

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AgFunder launches impact fund for Asia agrifood tech startups

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, August 11 – San Francisco-based venture capital firm AgFunder launched its GROW accelerator in Singapore last year to support Asia’s agrifood tech ecosystem. The post AgFunder launches impact fund for Asia agrifood tech startups appeared first on ImpactAlpha. SDGs paywall Asia Dealflow Food Tech Impact Tech

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Energy efficiency: Southeast Asia's decarbonisation quick fix?

Eco-Business

[VIDEO] Improving energy efficiency could meet a quarter of Southeast Asia’s emissions reduction targets. Here is how efficiency could drive Southeast Asia's energy transition

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The Bajaj Chetak Is Finally Back As An All-New, All-Electric Scooter

CleanTechnica

One of the most anticipated new bikes of the last few years is back -- meet the all-new, all electric Bajaj Chetak that's set to take on Vespa in Asia! Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Motorcycles + Scooters bajaj bajaj chetak electric motorcycles Asia electric motorcycles india India scooters

Future Energy Asia Exhibition & Conference

Eco-Business

Asia's Leading Integrated Energy Transformation Event

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MOVE Asia 2020

Eco-Business

The world's most important event is coming to Asia! We are bringing together thousands of Asia's mobility stakeholders across all modes and disciplines: to dialogue, to create insight and to promote collaboration

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Electric Vehicles Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Powering the Next Wave of Electric Vehicles in Asia

Greenpeace East Asia head Jamie Choi joins energy transition non-profit Tara

Eco-Business

The Korean joins a non-profit on a mission to accelerate the shift to clean energy transition in Asia

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India can stop palm oil deforestation in Southeast Asia

Eco-Business

As the biggest consumer of palm oil, India can take a lead in demanding ethical production that can stop deforestation in Southeast Asia and reduce air pollution

Home Delivery Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Returning on 9-10 September 2020 to Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore, Home Delivery Asia is Asia's leading retail logistics event

Renewable Energy Markets Asia

Eco-Business

The inaugural Renewable Energy Markets (REM) Asia conference is a unique all-day conference that will bring together leading industry players throughout the global renewable energy markets to meet, network, learn, and plan for the future of the Asia Pacific region

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Quadria secures IFC investment for second Asia healthcare fund

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, August 28 – Five years after closing its first, $300 million healthcare fund, Singapore-based Quadria Capital is looking to raise up to $500 million for a second fund targeting growth-stage healthcare firms in Asia expanding access and filling service gaps. Quadria, an impact-focused firm, doesn’t always directly target the base of Asia’s economic pyramid. But The post Quadria secures IFC investment for second Asia healthcare fund appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Aavishkaar scores $37 million for expansion in Asia and Africa

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 26 – India-based impact investor Aavishkaar has more than $1 billion in assets under management and three open funds in India, Southeast Asia and Africa. To fuel Aavishkaar’s growth, Dutch development bank FMO stepped in as an equity investor, taking a 10% stake The post Aavishkaar scores $37 million for expansion in Asia and Africa appeared first on ImpactAlpha. paywall Africa Smarter Money Industry News Asia Dealflow India

Next Leaders’ Asia Summit 2019

Eco-Business

Next Leader's Asia Summit 2019

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Will Southeast Asia warm to climate-friendly cooling?

Eco-Business

[PODCAST] Air-conditioning is in hot demand in Southeast Asia, but the energy-guzzling technology exacerbates climate change. Eco-Business asked Professor James Trevelyan how the region can stay cool without cooking the planet

Innobuild (IB) Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Innobuild (IB) Asia is the region's unique marketplace showcasing the latest construction materials, tools and technologies that helps to improve the productivity and resource efficiency during the construction of commercial, industrial, residential, hospitality, manufacturing and healthcare facilities.

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MOVE Asia 2020

Eco-Business

The world's most important event is coming to Asia! We are bringing together thousands of Asia's mobility stakeholders across all modes and disciplines: to dialogue, to create insight and to promote collaboration

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Energy storage plant set for southeast Asia

Renewable Energy World

Finnish energy technology group Wärtsilä has signed an EPC contract for a 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage project in southeast Asia. Strategic Development News Energy Storage Asia Grid Scale

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Smart Grids & Microgrids Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Creating Intelligent Power Grids in Asia

Asia Pacific Rail 2020

Eco-Business

Bringing together rail professionals for over 21 years, Asia Pacific Rail is one of Asia's premier railway industry events. Attended by movers and shakers of Asia's rail sector, the event will feature 9 theatres, covering exciting developments in rail freight, mainlines, high-speed rail and metros

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How Gender Inclusiveness Will Change China’s Renewable Energy Future

CleanTechnica

Clean Power Interviews China gender gender equality UNISUN Energy Group WiRA women Women in Renewables Asia Yisha HeAn interview with Yisha He, Chairwoman of UNISUN Energy Group.

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‘Elon Musk Of China’ Regains Billionaire Status With 472% Stock Surge

Forbes Green Tech

Asia /asia Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Business /business Transportation /transportation Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick asia

Financial flows study reveals how Asia's banks are funding social and environmental harm

Eco-Business

A new analysis tracks the intricate credit flows crisscrossing Asia that profit sectors notorious for their impacts on the planet and people. Regional cooperation is critical to foster responsible lending practices, argue the authors

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Banks responsible for continuing deforestation in Southeast Asia

Eco-Business

Forest-risk companies in Southeast Asia tend to rely almost entirely on debt financing. In view of this leverage, banks can be deemed directly accountable for deforestation and related offences committed by their borrowers

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Carmakers To The Rescue — N95 Mask Mass Production

CleanTechnica

Wearing a mask to protect yourself from germs and air pollution is quite normal in East Asia. CleanTechnica Reports Health Manufacturing Policy & Politics Asia BYD coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic foxconn GAC GM N95 masks pandemics SAIC WulingIn China it is now even mandatory in a number of provinces when leaving the house. The coronavirus scare has made the public and the government even more conscious of the threat of infection.

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What's holding sustainable finance back in Asia?

Eco-Business

As the Eco-Business event Unlocking Capital for Sustainability approaches, we asked some key speakers about the obstacles holding sustainable finance industry back in Asia The world will needs US$11.5 trillion to achieve the SDGs.

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Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020

Eco-Business

The Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) recognises and independently endorses your organisational efforts in creating a culture of compassion, integrity and in being socially responsible corporate citizens.

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The rise of Asia's urban farmers

Eco-Business

Meet the urban farmers of Asia—a former construction engineer, a cricket farmer, and a business graduate who wants to take vertical farming to outer space

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Covid-hit Hilton Worldwide retrenches Asia Pacific sustainability head

Eco-Business

Hilton Worldwide, one of the world's biggest hotel chains, has parted ways with its Asia Pacific head of sustainability as the company responds to the brutal impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the hospitality industry

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