A Zero Waste Hierarchy for Developing Countries in Asia

Developing countries in Asia are struggling with the increasing amounts of waste generated and disposed. Those countries without the proper waste infrastructure and collection services often resort to open dumping or burning, thus causing environmental pollution and health problems. What is Zero Waste? Zero Waste is a concept that could…

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SEAS Starts Singapore’s First Cleantech Incubator and Accelerator

To help cleantech startups and entrepreneurs in Singapore with business and technology advisory and access to capital, the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) is starting and managing Singapore’s first Cleantech Incubator and Accelerator, together with six partners from the engineering, research, and investment fields. SEAS represents the interests of…

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Lessons From Nova Scotia On Developing Renewable Energy

By Cheng Zhi Wei Speaking at the Opening Plenary of the Asia Future Energy Forum yesterday as part of the Singapore International Energy Week 2013, Mr Bruce Cameron, Executive Director, Sustainable and Renewable Energy, Nova Scotia Department of Energy in Canada, shared his experience of developing Nova Scotia‚Äôs ocean energy…

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Singapore Shares Initiatives for the Energy Market at the Singapore International Energy Week 2013

Mr S Iswran, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade and Industry, shares Singapore’s initiatives for the energy market at the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2013. SIEW is an annual gathering of global energy leaders from the government, industry and international organisations…

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Yokohama Smart City Project Demonstrates Energy Management and Demand Response in Smart Cities

As cities in Asia grow economically, they would also need to be smarter in their energy usage and management. What would smart cities with energy management of households, buildings and local communities look like? To find out more, Asia is Green looks at a smart city project in Japan. The…

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