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April 11, 2018
Policy may well energize alternative power

Renewable energy producers in Thailand have reason to panic following an announcement that the government will not buy more renewable power over the next five years. The announcement has sparked debate and triggered concerns over the future of renewable energy development, but the policy could open more room for improvement in the sector.

April 11, 2018
Solar panels have gotten thinner than a human hair. Soon they’ll be everywhere.

Solar photovoltaic power is going to take over the world because it is scalable in a way no other power source can be. It can be used to build multi-hundred-megawatt power plants, or it can be scaled down. Way down. How far down? Try less than the width of a human hair...

April 11, 2018
US, Việt Nam begins energy security dialogue

Vietnam and the U.S. held a dialogue on energy security in Hà Nội, with both sides exchanging views on securing critical infrastructure and resources, strategic energy supply diversification and energy tariffs and pricing. The two sides also discussed technical assistance, renewable and new energy technology, and regional interconnectivity.

April 11, 2018
Blockchain’s potential in solving ASEAN’s ‘Energy Conundrum’

When the word blockchain is mentioned, thoughts of Bitcoin cryptocurrency naturally arise, but not for energy experts in Southeast Asia who have started to view the technology as an answer to the region’s escalating energy challenges.

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