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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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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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