Firm seeks to market e-trikes in Philippines

Oct 10, 2013

Firm seeks to market e-trikes in Philippines

Japanese electric vehicles maker and distributor Uzushio Electric Co. is making a bid to distribute electric tricycles in the Philippines as the country implements a plan to replace 100,000 gasoline-burning, air-polluting tricycles by 2016. Tokushi Nakashima, head of BEET Philippine Inc., a local subsidiary ...

Bhutan banking on 'white gold' hydropower

Jul 7, 2013

Bhutan banking on 'white gold' hydropower

Home to meditating monks and Himalayan nomads, the sleepy kingdom of Bhutan has set its sights on becoming an unlikely energy powerhouse thanks to its abundant winding rivers. Hydropower plants have already harnessed the country’s water flows to light up nearly every Bhutanese home, ...