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Why Fluorescent Lamps Must Go

Lighting is one of the most important devices in homes, buildings and learning facilities. The provision of lighting allows us to extend our social and economic activities. It offers protection and security to individuals and families. However lighting devices are not created equal.

March 30, 2022|

Asian Development Bank should close its doors to all dirty energy

Climate groups and communities advocating against coal projects in the Asia-Pacific region have welcomed the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) recent draft energy policy that aims to stop financing coal power and mining, and extraction activities for oil and natural gas. However, if not monitored closely, ADB could also be jeopardizing its own efforts by creating loopholes in its new policy that might still allow financing for fossil gas and other dirty energy facilities.

May 26, 2021|

Bi-directional meters enable net metering … not!

Uni-directional electric meters are like electrified barbed wires that confine villagers inside a hamlet. Utility customers are locked in, unable to take advantage of the cheap solar electricity that one gets from a simple grid-tied configuration. Anyone who tries climbing over the wires gets electrocuted. Instead of enjoying solar savings, they are punished severely and charged for trying to share their surplus with neighbors.

October 19, 2019|

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CREST assists cities and communities adopt clean, renewable energy by enabling access to climate technologies and green finance. We give high priority in supporting marginalized families and frontline communities fighting for environmental and climate justice.
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We join the call of citizens around the world in limiting global temperature increase to 1.5OC, and in pushing nations to raise their climate ambition and commitments in reducing domestic greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).
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News and Updates

Why Fluorescent Lamps Must Go

Lighting is one of the most important devices in homes, buildings and learning facilities. The provision of lighting allows us to extend our social and economic activities. It offers protection and security to individuals and families. However lighting devices are not created equal.

March 30, 2022|

Asian Development Bank should close its doors to all dirty energy

Climate groups and communities advocating against coal projects in the Asia-Pacific region have welcomed the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) recent draft energy policy that aims to stop financing coal power and mining, and extraction activities for oil and natural gas. However, if not monitored closely, ADB could also be jeopardizing its own efforts by creating loopholes in its new policy that might still allow financing for fossil gas and other dirty energy facilities.

May 26, 2021|

Bi-directional meters enable net metering … not!

Uni-directional electric meters are like electrified barbed wires that confine villagers inside a hamlet. Utility customers are locked in, unable to take advantage of the cheap solar electricity that one gets from a simple grid-tied configuration. Anyone who tries climbing over the wires gets electrocuted. Instead of enjoying solar savings, they are punished severely and charged for trying to share their surplus with neighbors.

October 19, 2019|
Our Programs
GREEN ENERGY
CREST assists cities and communities adopt clean, renewable energy by enabling access to climate technologies and green finance. We give high priority in supporting marginalized families and frontline communities fighting for environmental and climate justice.
READ MORE
CLIMATE ACTION
We join the call of citizens around the world in limiting global temperature increase to 1.5OC, and in pushing nations to raise their climate ambition and commitments in reducing domestic greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).
READ MORE
PARTNERSHIPS

We work with various partners from the public and private sector to achieve common goals and promote sustainable energy and climate action.

READ MORE

We work with various partners from the public and private sector to achieve common goals and promote sustainable energy and climate action.

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