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Renewable Energy Solutions Are No Longer Optional But a Necessity

An elite gathering of Asia Utility firms speak out on the need to go Green

Driven by China's determination to reduce their dependence on coal energy and to look ahead to a more sustainable future, the recent NGU APAC summit (hosted by GDS International) took place this week chaired by Colin Tam - CEO of AEI Asia Ltd  who spoke out on the emerging government policy and environmental protection requirements in countries such as China and India. 

Renewable energy solutions have attracted $37.3 billion of investment into the Asia and Pacific region in the last 12 months, surpassing even the Americas. So visionaries such as William Tianming Li, VP - Asia Power, Chang Yeol Lee, Head of Distribution- KEPCO, Myung-Key Lee, Manager General, - Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power, Ario Senoaji, VP Alternative/Renewable Energy - PLN and Ashok Sethy, VP - TaTa Power, agreed to attend this week in Sentosa to discuss unified measures to ensure renewable energy solutions for the region.

"Sharing data, Information and experience in our respective countries in developments such as wind power, solar, hydro, biomass and nuclear power is of the highest priority.  We must also look at the competiveness of emerging technologies, the drivers for such transformation and finally achieving the probability of success." Colin Tam, CEO of AEI Asia Ltd "we will be exploring the feasibility and probability of this hypothesis based on the current utility industry trend, emerging government policy, and evolving environment protection requirements"

Asia-Pacific's intentions to be world leaders in renewable energy has been Significantly strengthend by the NGU Summit.

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John Funnell has worked in online media for over ten years, after achieving his First Class BSC Hons Degree (BBC Sponsored), John won Bos 18-21 Princess Trust Entrepeneur of the year at 21, setting up Clean Living Records Ltd (including www.BeatReview.com) with great success having many acts that charted in Europe and Canada. After selling the business John looked for a new challenge and joined GDS International, having a successful career in sales and Delegate acquisition, he worked up to Event Director EMEA, forging contacts with some of the biggest technology names in the world, this lead to John having a lead role in the creation of MeettheBoss.com and MeettheBoss.tv – the worlds largest business IPTV channel. John then took over as Marketing and Communications Director and ran a multifaceted global Marketing team for GDS International in New York, Sydney, Kuala Lumper and the UK.. John joined Global in 2011 with the challenge of supporting its growth by developing a solid Marketing foundation through various Digital, PR and brand initiatives.