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November 4, 2019 | by Paving Way to ASEAN Energy Sovereignty | found in: Blog

Energy demand in ASEAN member states (AMS) has increased twice as fast as in other countries since the 2000s. AMS together are currently the sixth-largest energy consumer and will be the fourth-largest by 2030, with more than 54 percent of the energy need expected to be covered by oil imports by 2035. Fossil fuel subsidies […]

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September 23, 2019 | by Can Indonesia relocate its capital without derailing its Paris Agreement targets? | found in: Blog

Jakarta is exhausted. Amid severe traffic congestion, worsening air pollution, rapid land subsidence and other serious issues, Indonesia’s capital city, the heart of its economy and government, seems no longer able to sustain the lives of more than 10 million people. President Joko Widodo recently echoed again the idea of relocating Indonesia’s capital, an endeavour […]

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July 30, 2019 | by Brunei has potential to go big with renewable energy | found in: Blog

AS OIL rich countries, Brunei Darussalam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) utilise oil and gas as a primary source in their energy mix and strongly rely their economy on it. However, the global energy transition towards more sustainable energy production has also influenced Brunei and the UAE in designing their energy roadmap. Brunei aims […]

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Multiple game plan for ASEAN in tackling climate change | found in: Energy Insight

By analysing the collected news from the first half of the year, it is undefinable that climate change is a crucial issue and has become more pressing than ever in the region of Southeast Asia. Some of the member states of ASEAN are prone to climate impacts such as sea-level rise and extreme weather events […]

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July 12, 2019 | by Energy Cooperatives, Option for Pushing Indonesia’s Energy Transition | found in: Blog

The 12th of July this year marks the 72 years journey of cooperatives in Indonesia. After the first Cooperatives Congress in 1947, Indonesia celebrates 12th July as a National Cooperatives Day. On this day Indonesia commemorates how cooperatives have started and have evolved as a significant element in turning the wheel of the country’s economy. […]

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Have policies issued in Q1 2019 effected clean energy transition in ASEAN? | found in: Energy Insight

Analysing the collected news in first quarter of 2019, we learned that energy policies development in ASEAN has been focused on boosting renewable energy (RE) deployment and energy efficiency and conservation (EE&C) measures.  ASEAN governments updated their financing regulations, among others in the transportation sector to deploy electric vehicles utilisation. The ASEAN Member States (AMS) […]

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ASEAN Started the New Year with Ambitious RE Initiatives | found in: Energy Insight

In our first energy insight earlier this year, we analysed how ASEAN progressed with renewable energy (RE) in 2018.  We learned that so far ASEAN has put serious efforts to implement RE in the region and will continue to do so by among others, setting more ambitious RE targets, driving more investment through new financing […]

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How Does Renewable Power Generation Capacity Contribute to ASEAN’s Grid Interconnection During the First Quarter of 2019? | found in: Energy Insight

The economic growth between 2011 and 2017 drives the consumption of electricity in ASEAN by 6%. Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar show double-digit growths in the same period by 14%, 14% and 21%, respectively. As part of its industrial growth, Vietnam is expanding its power system more rapidly compared to its ASEAN neighbours.  With the […]

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