ADB Ventures

ADB unveils +$1 billion ADB Ventures division

ADB has established a new venture capital division to support and invest in startups in Asia and the Pacific.
proof of concept

Asia’s first smart city proof of concept set for launch

One of Asia’s first smart city Proof of Concept is set to be launched in the Cyberjaya area in Malaysia this February.
DOE solar

JinkoSolar retains position as largest PV solar exporter

After recording 14GW of solar panel shipments in 2019, JinkoSolar has retained its position as the leading solar manufacturer on industry analyst agency PV InfoLink’s Top 10 Global Module Shipment Ranking for 2019.
solar energy

A new solar energy marketplace launches in Japan

elDesign, Forest Energy and LO3 Energy are launching one of Japan’s first marketplaces for local solar energy.
vietnam

ADB signs deal for long-term solar financing in Vietnam

ADB has provided TTC Energy Development Investment with a $37.8 million loan deal to accelerate the deployment of solar energy in Vietnam.
field workers

Ready for the digital tipping point

Pete Davies of Uniper Technologies tells Kelvin Ross how digital solutions are impacting the conventional power sector.
Liberia

ADB pledges to accelerate private sector funding on climate change

The ADB has pledged to increase the focus of its private sector operations on developing and ‘sometimes risker’ markets over the next five years.
renewable energy capacity

US remains on China’s heels in the race to sustainability

Overall renewable energy capacity investment figures for 2019 saw wind (onshore and offshore) beat solar on with $138.2 billion globally
China renewables

Renewables will be cheaper than coal by 2026 in China –...

Cost declines insufficient to reach 2020 grid parity targets in most regions.
solar cells

China expands footprint in solar for space applications industry

The Shanghai Institute of Space Power-Sources has signed a deal with solar module developer JinkoSolar to develop high-efficiency solar cells.

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