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Monday, September 7th, 2015

Australia’s NationalMap Showcased at GovHack 2015

Sept. 7, 2015—Outstanding uses of the Australian Government’s NationalMap were on show at the GovHack 2015 awards. The map is a powerful browser-based visualisation tool that provides easy access to a wealth of government geospatial data. This...

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Pakistan Undertakes a National Biomass Atlas

The Centre for Advance Studies in Energy (CASEN), National University of Science and Technology, conducted a one-day training workshop to start ground survey of agricultural fields in Pakistan for the estimation of crop residue leading towards development...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Cities Across Asia Among Intelligent City Infrastructure Finalists

The City Climate Leadership Awards, sponsored by C40 and Siemens, provide recognition and promotion of some of the innovative things that cities around the world are doing to improve quality of life while also addressing climate and...

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

India Needs Outside Investment in Infrastructure

Burgeoning trade is putting pressure on India's inefficient ports, and rapid urbanization is straining the country's unreliable electricity and water networks.  India's infrastructure sector has battled decades of dysfunction. Post-independence, the government led a state-centric approach to...

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Asia’s Development Tied to Water, Energy Policies

ASIA Pacific countries must improve national water and energy policies for sustainable development, the head of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) said on Friday. Some 4.3 billion or about 60%...

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

TERI Launches GIS Tool to Tap Rooftop Solar Power

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) unveiled the first-ever cloud based open-source Web-GIS Tool for estimating Rooftop Solar Power potential for Indian Solar Cities. The main objective of this initiative is to develop a high performing and...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Southeast Asia Cities to Adopt Sustainable Energy Plans

Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) are growing twice as fast as the rest of the world and by 2030, it is expected that 70 percent of SEA population will live in cities. Meeting the growing energy demands...

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Melbourne Heat Wave and Energy Demand: SimCLIM for ArcGIS/Climate Applied

Recently, CLIMsystems Ltd. analyzed future climate impacts on the Hazelwood brown-coal fired power station located 150 km east of Melbourne in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria, Australia. These impacts included changes in ambient temperatures. The power station produces...

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Expert Urges Rethink on Brushfire Prevention for Utilities

Cutting-edge mapping technology can help combat a key cause of the dangerous bushfires and blackouts that plague the nation each year, according to a leading Geographic Information System (GIS) expert.

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Mapping Wind Resource Potential in Asia

Most of the world's wind resources are in the ocean, and much of that lies on the continental shelves close to our population centers. Asia is a prime target for near-shore wind development, given both its large...

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