Solar panels span the site of energy projects developer Saurya Urja at the Bhadla Solar Park in Bhadla, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, on October 6. Coal powers 70 per cent of India’s electricity generation, but it has ambitious plans to produce 450 gigawatts through solar and other renewables by 2030. Photo: AFP
Solar panels span the site of energy projects developer Saurya Urja at the Bhadla Solar Park in Bhadla, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, on October 6. Coal powers 70 per cent of India’s electricity generation, but it has ambitious plans to produce 450 gigawatts through solar and other renewables by 2030. Photo: AFP
Valentin de Miguel
Opinion

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The View by Valentin de Miguel

How Asia can surpass the West in its transition to green energy

  • As Asia expands its energy system to meet growing demand, it can leapfrog other regions by adopting best practices from Europe and the US
  • Finding a new approach to decision-making and tapping innovation in finance can also pave the way

Solar panels span the site of energy projects developer Saurya Urja at the Bhadla Solar Park in Bhadla, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, on October 6. Coal powers 70 per cent of India’s electricity generation, but it has ambitious plans to produce 450 gigawatts through solar and other renewables by 2030. Photo: AFP
Solar panels span the site of energy projects developer Saurya Urja at the Bhadla Solar Park in Bhadla, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, on October 6. Coal powers 70 per cent of India’s electricity generation, but it has ambitious plans to produce 450 gigawatts through solar and other renewables by 2030. Photo: AFP
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