Energy

Thailand paves the way for renewables

Similar to many other growing Southeast Asian countries, Thailand is facing an increase in energy demand. According to the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), energy demand in Southeast Asia in 2040 is expected to increase between 110- to 130 percent.

30 October 2018
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Wind energy potential in Indonesia

Southeast Asia is home to a wind energy “goldmine” just waiting to be tapped. Leading the way forward is the Philippines with an estimated technical potential of around 70 gigawatts (GW).

20 October 2018
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Philippines revs up green energy engine

Deep below the ancient volcanoes scattered around the Philippines sits a simmering stockpile of intense heat that officials hope will help revive the nation's sputtering green energy machine.

14 October 2018
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Transitioning ASEAN to renewables

Recently, the United Nation’s (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report which warns that the world could face an imminent climate change crisis if there are no efforts made to reverse it.

13 October 2018
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Hydropower: Giving more than a dam

At the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi last month, Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of Lao PDR acknowledged the recent devastation caused by a hydroelectric dam failure in his country and added that his government would proceed with caution wi

10 October 2018
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The cost of cooling down

Southeast Asia’s electricity consumption has been rising at an annual rate of 7.5 percent from 155.3 terawatt hours (TWh) in 1990 to 821.1 TWh in 2013, according to a white paper by the ASEAN Centre for Energy in the Spring 2016 issue of Cornerstone Jou

23 September 2018
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Thailand sets sights on bioenergy

Members states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are turning to renewable energy as the most sustainable way to ensure energy security. The shift to renewables can be expensive and arduous.

9 September 2018
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Pig waste powers Vietnam

Pork is an important source of protein in Vietnam. It represents more than 72.6 percent of meat produced in the country and provides livelihoods on small farms for more than four million people.

6 September 2018
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