Category Archives: Asia

Kaohsiung 100% RE Workshop Report Published

The workshop “Developing a Local Strategy to Transition to Clean and 100% Renewable Energy” was hosted by the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) as part of the annual Clean Energy Development Strategies Workshop series, in cooperation with ICLEI Kaohsiung Capacity Center, ICLEI World Secretariat, the Global 100% RE Platform and Pingtung County. The …

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Fukushima to use 100% renewable energy by 2040

  By Sophie Yeo, published on RTCC The Japanese province of Fukushima has pledged to switch to 100% renewable energy by 2040, turning its 2011 nuclear disaster into an opportunity to tackle climate change. The mayor of the region, which has a population of about two million people, hopes that community energy schemes will …

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Can Japan Go 100% Renewable by 2050?

Following the Fukushima nuclear accident and the subsequent planned power outages affecting large parts of eastern Japan, there are some voices calling for a review of national energy policy and for a shift in focus to renewable energy. Officials in the Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, however, are keen to remind the …

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Palawan aims for a 100% renewable energy future

Palawan needs energy, and it needs it now, said Palawan Provincial Advisor for Energy Caesar Ventura to around a hundred Palaweños gathered in Mendoza Park, in the provincial capital Puerto Princesa on Tuesday, October 22 2013. It was the eve before the start of consultations for the province’s master energy plan. The goal is …

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