India’s solar energy output could match coal-fired power within 20 years, but the country’s clean energy sector may need US$1.4 trillion in additional funding to ensure a “sustainable growth path”.
The risk of damage to turbines from cyclones has cut India’s electricity output, despite a longer windy season.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan won plaudits at international climate summit by announcing he would scrap two coal-fired power plants that have been scrapped already.
West Bengal government’s dream to develop the world’s second-largest coal mine becomes a nightmare as elections loom.
After an uncertain start, more solar-powered boats will be rolled out in Kerala state, to help reduce air pollution and climate-heating emissions
As manufacturing industries gain ground in its primarily agriculture-based economy, Bangladesh is expected to double its imports of fossil fuels in the coming decade and will miss its 2020 clean energy target.
Read more: https://www.irena.org/publications/2018/Apr/Renewables-Readiness-Assessment-Pakistan
Read more: http://www.unescap.org/resources/integrating-south-asia%E2%80%99s-power-grid-sustainable-and-low-carbon-future