Asia’s burgeoning population has increased daily commute times, putting pressure on metro networks. Investing in urban rail infrastructure is proven to be the most efficient solution for reducing traffic congestion, aiding population and economic growth – as well as reducing emissions-related pollution. It should come as no surprise then, that PWC estimates that investments in subway systems across Asia may exceed USD230 billion within the next 15 years.
This International Women’s Day, we take our hats off to India’s former Chair and Managing Director of HPCL Nishi Vasudeva. We celebrate Vasudeva’s rejection of preferential treatment or positive differentiation which saw her become the first female Chair in the history of the resources sector in India.
Internet of Things may be the next big thing for the renewable industry globally. With one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers, Envision Energy, offering an ecosystem in which renewable power plants, utilities and their customers operate all on a single digital platform in the future, the digitisation of the transmission and distribution of energy may be one of the most sought-after applications in the near future.