Renewable Energy

Brunei’s shift towards renewables

Brunei is blessed with an abundance of fossil fuel deposits that has propelled its economy to prosperity. This high-income nation is now looking to diversify its economy to reduce over-dependence on oil and gas exports for national income.

6 May 2018

5 energy companies to look out for in ASEAN

ASEAN represents one of the most dynamic parts of the global energy system with its energy demand growing by 60% over the past 15 years. Robust economic and demographic growth pushes this strong demand.

25 April 2018

Thai energy companies are expanding throughout ASEAN

Thai energy companies are growing beyond their own borders, with projects slated for the rest of the region. These planned projects are a testament to Thailand’s energy policies and the savviness of its energy companies.

23 April 2018

Will we see nuclear energy in Southeast Asia?

In the past decade Asia has emerged as a booming market for nuclear energy. According to the World Nuclear Association, over half of the world’s nuclear plants under construction are in Asia.

16 March 2018

Financing hydropower in Southeast Asia

Hydropower in Southeast Asia holds much promise. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), hydropower capacity in the region grew almost threefold from 16 GW to 44 GW between 2000 and 2016.

15 March 2018

Going green is no easy task

The path towards meeting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) goal of securing 23 percent of its primary energy from renewable resources by 2025 is no simple feat.

14 March 2018