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Nepal Communities Turn to Solar-Energy Storage Microgrids for Sustainable Local Development

Declining costs and growing familiarity are fueling growth or renewable energy storage-based microgrids in remote communities around the world. Three villages in Nepal’s Himalayan mountains flipped the switch on three PV solar microgrids this week.

Drying Up: How Should China Deal with Growing Threat of Water Scarcity and Drought?

Now facing a water crisis, China cannot rely on large-scale infrastructure projects to solve the problem, according to a new ADB report, which proposes a three-pronged solution based on reducing demand through water conservation, improving the efficiency of water distribution and use, and better disaster preparedness.