Themed “Green Innovations for Carbon Neutrality”, Eco Expo Asia is the leading fair in Asia for promoting innovative green technologies and a global trade platform for the environmental protection industry showcasing the latest green products, equipment and state-of-the-art technology. The fair provides B2G, B2B and B2C opportunities for green industry through its strong support from Hong Kong, Mainland China as well as international government authorities and industry associations.
The second-largest continent in terms of both population and area, Africa also has the world’s lowest electric power consumption level – an average 520 kilowatt hours (kWh) per person annually in sub-Saharan Africa against 6,000kWh in Hong Kong.
Going green evokes images of shutting smokestack power stations, switching to electric motor fleets or putting solar panels on factory roofs. Bankers, insurers and fund managers do not usually spring to mind.
Mainland China's Silk Road Fund (SRF) has announced plans to acquire a 49% stake in Acwa Power Renewable Energy Holding (APRE), the renewable-energy platform developed by Riyadh-headquartered utilities business Acwa Power.