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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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How does ASEAN coal sector look in the first quarter of 2019? | found in: Energy Insight

  Coal plays an important role in fuelling ASEAN energy demand, not only in the Member States that still have a lot of coal reserves like Indonesia and Vietnam, but also in their neighbouring countries, which for energy security reasons, diversify their supply largely with coal, like Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Considering coal’s significant […]

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2018 through Our Lens: ASEAN is moving forward with RE | found in: Energy Insight

The world leaders’ meeting in The United Nations Climate Change Conferences’ 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, ended 2018 with significance in the area of clean energy.  COP24 came up with concrete plans to implement the Paris Agreement. The meeting ended on a high note, resulting in a “rulebook” of how countries […]

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August 29, 2018 | by Going Beyond LCOE: The Real Costs of Variable Renewable Energy | found in: Blog

The Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) is defined as the lifetime costs of energy generating technologies divided by the amount of energy produced. The LCOE calculation considers all plant-level costs, such as initial investments, operation costs and fuel costs during the power plant’s lifetime.   Costs that incur at different points in time are discounted to […]

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August 7, 2018 | by Trading Renewable Energy Through the ASEAN Power Grid | found in: Blog

As a result of the global concern over climate change, the ASEAN Member States (AMS) are committed to prioritise sustainable development practices into both their economies and their energy systems. ASEAN as a group has identified a target of 23% share of renewable in primary energy mix by 2025. To achieve this target, the region […]

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August 7, 2018 | by Welcomed Disruption in Energy by Advanced Technologies | found in: Blog

Over the past decades, global energy landscape has tremendously changed due to the rapid development of technology and information. In the energy sector, the fast-changing transition is driven by the emergence of numerous energy technologies that bring new value into energy development and fundamentally change the global market. These technologies are groundbreaking; contributes to the […]

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May 31, 2018 | by Learning to Shift to Cleaner Energy from China | found in: Blog

It is not until marked as one of the major polluters in the world that China started shifting to a cleaner path in generating energy. China has been listed in the top three greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter, followed by the United States and the European Union.  It has been identified that China’s being the biggest […]

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May 31, 2018 | by How ASEAN Should Respond to Oil Price Hike | found in: Blog

In Southeast Asia, the first oil discovery was in Sumatra, Indonesia, in 1883. Since then, crude oil exploration has expanded and commercially produced by ASEAN major players in the industry, namely Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia. The oil drilling activities are necessary to provide ASEAN Member States’ (AMS) energy demand to support the industrial, transport […]

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