USAID Clean Power Asia

Harnessing the power of renewable energy for a sustainable ASEAN

Subscribe to our

REbrief newsletter

February 15, 2018
The importance of renewable energy cooperation in ASEAN

The effects of climate change have already been seen in the ASEAN region. ACE released a study on regional renewable energy cooperation in ASEAN last month in hopes that it would help strengthen discourse on renewable energy cooperation within the region as regional cooperation is imperative if ASEAN wants to achieve their renewable energy target for 2025.

February 15, 2018
Vietnam sees solar power construction boom as nation goes green

Numerous projects to build large solar power facilities are underway in Vietnam, as the country scrambles to make up for the anticipated power shortage due to the recent cancellation of nuclear power plant construction projects. The five solar plants will generate an estimated 1 gigawatts, equivalent to the total power output of a nuclear reactor.

February 15, 2018
Other Than Bitcoin, What Else Can Blockchain Do? Think Solar Energy.

There is a new technology around the block, one that will enable a new Industrial Revolution. Buckle up, we’re going for a ride into (not-so) Star Trek technology: blockchain, a peer-to-peer network database. Think Napster, or file-sharing within a common group, but in the case of a blockchain, it comes with real-time and distributed updating. And it’s non-spoofable.

February 15, 2018
Vietnam sets the framework for solar energy development

Vietnam’s demand for energy has increased at the approximate rate of 12% per year between 2006 and 2015, and whilst its current installed capacity is only 3.876 million kWh, it will need to produce 245 billion kWh by 2020. Vietnam is looking to RE sources to sustain high electricity generation without incurring higher energy production costs as its energy demands increase.

No Events

201806feb(feb 6)09:0007(feb 7)17:00Launching the Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning Capacity Building Plan for Lao PDR09:00 - 17:00 (7) Crowne Plaza Hotel VientianeCountry:Lao PDR