Opinion on Sustainability in Asia-Pacific

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The EU ETS will require emissions to rise

As the cornerstone of EU emissions policy, the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) will require emissions to rise to increase the price of carbon in order for the scheme to have the desired effect.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Apr 2013
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CommentWire

Fracking may leak away emissions benefits

Fracking for natural gas has been regarded as a relatively low emission source of energy due to lower emissions levels from the burning of the gas compared to coal. However, leakage of methane from some natural gas fields, largely caused by fracking practices, has recently been measured at levels that eradicate these emissions benefits.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Jan 2013
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What does Doha mean for European utilities?

As nations tiptoe toward a meaningful agreement, unwilling to make sacrifices before others commit, we can look at the Doha climate talks and assess what, if anything, has been achieved. A new Datamonitor report lays out a clear and thorough analysis of climate policies from Kyoto to the recent talks in Doha, and considers what the likely impacts will be for European utilities.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Dec 2012
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New methods to capture and store carbon dioxide needed on a mass scale to meet emissions targets

Carbon capture and storage needs to account for nearly one third of all carbon emissions reductions if climate change targets are to be met, but the technology is still uneconomical and is years away from commercial deployment.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Sep 2012
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Will Europe follow the US's lead on Chinese solar panel imports?

The US Department of Commerce has found the Chinese government to have been "unfairly" subsidizing its solar panel manufacturing industry, and is imposing punitive tariffs on imports of this technology from the country. It is yet to be seen whether Europe will follow suit.

Published By Datamonitor
22 May 2012
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Solar subsidies spell the beginnings of a solar boom in China

China's recent announcement of a national feed-in tariff for solar power installations is a vote of limited confidence in European solar markets, as well as a strong indication that the long-awaited boom in solar uptake in China is on its way. The world's largest supplier of solar power equipment is also set to become its largest consumer.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Sep 2011
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The Japanese and global nuclear industries will survive the Fukushima incident

Toshiba, Hitachi, and Mitsubishi will have to revise their worldwide short and medium-term nuclear sales forecasts downwards due to the Fukushima incident. However, in the longer term Japan's nuclear majors stand to profit from the decommissioning of the country's damaged reactors, as well as the continued growth of an industry which the world, including Japan, cannot conceivably do without.

Published By Datamonitor
16 May 2011
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CommentWire

China: taking the wind out of America's sails

After three years of growth, new wind power installations in the US fell steeply last year from 2009 levels, leading China to overtake it and become the world leader in installed wind power capacity. The American Wind Energy Association claims that the global recession and weak electricity prices weighed on the industry, but can increased efficiency help the sector recover?

Published By Datamonitor
14 Apr 2011
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The contribution of developing nations to the growth of the renewable market is set to increase

The global renewable energy sector has recovered from the global recession due to rising investments, particularly in the wind and solar markets. While this growth has been fueled by both developed and developing economies so far, Datamonitor believes that the latter will become increasingly important over the coming years.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Apr 2011
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CommentWire

South Korea: investing in smart grid technology to support renewable power generation

State-owned Korea Electric Power Corporation has announced plans to invest $1.8bn in smart grid technology as part of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions. In addition, the corporation has recently joined IBM's Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition, signaling an intention to be among the world leaders in the development and deployment of smart grid technology.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Mar 2011

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