China: More than US$300 billion will be invested in energy-saving and low-carbon projects under the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011–2015).
Singapore: The green building grant call was launched in 2011. It has awarded funding for nine projects that encourage research and adoption of green building technologies. The next grant call under a public-private collaboration (PPC) of The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and the Ministry of National Development (MND) is likely to open any time from July 2012.
Australia: Sydney will spend nearly US$7 million in a programme that turns landmark buildings into energy efficient ones. Similarly, the New South Wales government plans to retrofit about 150 buildings.
India: By the end of 2012, more than 1,200 buildings are expected to be certified green. In 2007, there were only 50. Currently, the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) will focus on energy efficiency, water management, and waste minimisation.
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