Asia's response to growing concerns about emissions and pressure from external stakeholders, despite relying heavily on coal.
South African mining firm Exxaro Resources Limited is set to power its operations at the Grootegeluk Complex, a coal mine in Limpopo, with solar energy.
The large-scale rollout of carbon capture and storage tech has gained industry support in Houston with 11 firms supporting the initiative.
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced during the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that his country would no longer fund new coal-fired power projects abroad.
Pockets of funders continue to finance additional coal-fired generation capacity in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.