Many are unaware of this, but Southeast Asia is home to 25 percent of the world’s geothermal generation capacity.
What is the appropriate response to the threat of climate change? To some climate activists, it means we must give up on economic growth, capitalism or even industrial society itself.
Estimates by the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA) and the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) indicate that US$290 billion of total investment in renewable energy capacity will be necessary to attain the regional aspirational target of 23 pe
Over the past decade, renewable energy investments in Southeast Asia have been fluctuating substantially, mainly influenced by the completion of large-scale projects and changes in the overall policy landscape.
Southeast Asia’s roads are home to over 20 million cars. This number is expected to rise to 62 million by 2040 according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
With a rapidly growing economy, Vietnam is facing an increase in energy demand. According to Vietnamese power company, Electricity of Vietnam, energy demand in the country is forecasted to grow 10% annually.
The oil and gas industry has seen turbulent times over the last 10 years, with the 2008 financial crisis as a turning point for the industry as a whole.
Job creation has always been an important priority for governments in the region, and with an estimated 68 million new workers entering ASEAN’s labour force by 2025, it will remain a priority in the coming years.
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.