Southeast Asia has varying wind energy resources with Philippines leading the way in terms of having the biggest potential. According to International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2017 Southeast Asia Energy Outlook report, it is stated that the Philippines has an estimated technical potential of “around 70GW”.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has set an ambitious target of securing 23% of its primary energy from renewable sources by 2025 as energy demand in the region will grow by 50%.
Prince Charles and wife visits MalaysiaThis week, Malaysia welcomed the heir to the British throne, His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, Duchess of Cornwall as the couple continued their 11-day tour of South and Southeast Asia.
Based on Bloomberg’s New Energy Finance "New Energy Outlook" report, solar and wind power generation will dominate the future of electricity where 72 percent of the 10.2 trillion dollars spent on new power generation and installation worldwide between now to 2040 will be invested in new solar photovoltaic (PV) plants and wind parks.Although there has been rapid installation of solar energy systems in the region, wind energy has been a relatively low priority renewable sector in ASEA