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January 30, 2018 | by The Role of Natural Gas in ASEAN Energy Security | found in: Blog

As energy security takes precedence in ASEAN energy agenda, ASEAN governments are seriously looking to explore energy sources that are reliable and sustainable as the main principles of energy cooperation in the region. These principles have been conceptualised under the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2016-2025.  In line with this concept, as […]

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January 15, 2018 | by The Need for New Energy Technologies in ASEAN’s Islanded Communities | found in: Blog

ASEAN Member States (AMS) fully understand the urgency of meeting energy demand in the region to improve the quality of life. This is reflected in their efforts to raise the region’s electrification ratio. At present, the ASEAN region has an aggregated electrification ratio of 78 per cent with some member states already having 100 per […]

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December 29, 2017 | by Liability in Nuclear Power Implementation | found in: Blog

According to World Nuclear Association, the nuclear power contributes more than 9 GWe of additional capacity to the power grid in 2016, indicating the largest annual increase in contribution by nuclear for over 25 years. By the end of 2016, there were 448 nuclear reactors around the world supplying about 2476 TWh worldwide. In ASEAN, […]

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October 31, 2017 | by Status and Challenges Towards Regional Energy Connectivity | found in: Blog

As part of the efforts to enhance the energy connectivity in the region, ASEAN has shown a strong commitment through the establishment of ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2016-2025 which addresses seven programme areas, including ASEAN Power Grid (APG) and Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAGP). In accordance with the APAEC, ASEAN has set […]

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October 24, 2016 | by Examining Changes in Energy Consumption in ASEAN (1990-2013) | found in: Blog

ASEAN is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing regions in the world, with a remarkable economic growth of 5.1% per year from 1990 to 2013. During the same period, its total final energy demand had increased about 2.5 times from 176 to 437 Mtoe, or an average growth of 4.0% per year¾more than […]

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