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December 21, 2017
Cambodia’s fisheries at risk due to hydropower development on Mekong, MRC warns

Hydropower development will likely deal a serious economic blow to Cambodia, with dire outlooks for its fisheries and rice outputs predicted even under best-case scenarios, according to key findings from the Mekong River Commission.

December 21, 2017
How Power Grids Could Embrace the Era of Renewable Integration

Renewable energy has been growing in the past years in the power sector around the world, contributing to energy system decarbonization, long-term energy security, and expansion of energy access to new energy consumers in the developing world. Therefore, many countries are committed to including renewable energy in their national energy plans.

December 21, 2017
World Bank Puts Fossil Fuels On Notice

The World Bank Group said during the One Planet Summit in Paris said that, as of 2019, it will no longer finance exploration for and production of oil and gas. The bank said that it will make exceptions on gas financing in the poorest countries where it benefits energy access.

December 21, 2017
Why ASEAN turns to mixed renewables incentives to spur growth

With incentives and policies showing a palpable positive effect in renewable energy development, ASEAN countries are striking a balance between fine-tuning existing initiatives and new ones. Countries with a combination of incentives have experienced the greatest growth in renewable power.

December 13, 2017
Southeast Asia’s largest wind project gets $1.1 billion funding injection

Thai renewables developer Wind Energy Holdings Co. Ltd. has raised US$1.1 billion to finance five new onshore wind farms in what is billed as Southeast Asia’s biggest wind energy project yet in Thailand’s northeastern provinces of Nakhon Ratchasima and Chaiyaphum.

December 13, 2017
Testing the winds in Cambodia’s energy sector

A new study on wind energy and its potential to diversify Cambodia’s energy sector is now being conducted, with results expected for mid next year, according to a representative of the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

December 13, 2017
Boosting renewable energy bankability in Southeast Asia

Across Southeast Asia, growing energy demand, strong wind and solar resources, and political support for development have made investing in renewable energy an attractive prospect. Ensuring those projects secure the necessary financing to enable that development remains a challenge.

December 13, 2017
Searching for sustainable energy in the Mekong

Southeast Asian governments are starting to wake up to the vast potential of solar energy, under pressure from civil society groups that insist it is time to get on board with a global revolution in renewable energy.

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