Exciting Environmental Projects

November 22nd 2021:

The Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH), Pilbara W. Australia (PDF)

  • Australia aims to become a renewable energy export superpower
  • The project provides abundant wind and solar energy to produce green hydrogen products for Australia and the wider Pan Asian region
  • The project will position Australia as the most cost competitive green fuels provider in the near future and will diversify the Western Australian economy


November 15th 2021:

Australia-Singapore ASEAN Power Link (PDF)

  • Being the world’s second highest per capita solar resource, Australia has a unique opportunity to export large volumes of renewable energy
  • Due to its low cost, renewable electricity demand in Southeast Asia is increasing at an average of 6 per year and is forecast to grow 60 by 2040
  • The Australia ASEAN Power Link combines the world’s largest solar farm and battery storage facility in Australia, with a 4 500 km transmission system, to supply Singapore and other ASEAN markets with renewable electricity


November 8th 2021:

Kitakyushu, the Japanese ‘Eco-Town’ (PDF)

  • The city of Kitakyushu has promoted eco-friendly activities through close cooperation with its citizens, government and businesses, gaining international recognition as a model for environmental progress
  • As of March 2017, ¥77 billion (US$704 million) has been invested in the city’s environmental projects, the majority of which are driven by the private sector


November 1st 2021:

Tasmania’s ‘Super Kelp’ Forests (PDF)

  • Since the 1960s, Tasmania’s once expansive kelp forests have declined by more than 90 percent
  • Dr Layton has made it his mission to restore the 130 feet tall ocean forests that once blossomed along the coast of Tasmania
  • The global seaweed (macroalgae) cultivation market was valued at US$16.7 billion in 2020 and is projected to reach US$30.2 billion by 2025, recording a CAGR of 12.6% during the forecast period