Commentary

11 Apr 14
Demand for electrical power in Asian countries is nothing short of staggering; the World Energy Outlook 2013 report by the International Energy...
10 Apr 14
In the last decade, Singapore’s population has grown by 25 percent and this number will continue to grow for another ten years.
4 Apr 14
Around the world, governments are stepping up efforts to grow their renewable energy capabilities in order to address climate change and reduce...
28 Mar 14
Back in 2011, after the Fukushima disaster, it appeared as though Japan’s nuclear dream was in tatters.
25 Mar 14
Liberalisation is a market change with a relaxation of rules allowing new players to enter a market.
13 Mar 14
In early March 2014, at China’s National People’s Congress, Premier Li Keqiang declared war on pollution, as the issues of smog,...
6 Mar 14
China is planning numerous carbon capture and storage projects, which often combine enhanced oil recovery ventures.
26 Feb 14
In recent years, remarkable economic growth in developing countries has caused a rapid increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in addition to...
24 Feb 14
Nuclear newcomers’ desire for nuclear power has not decreased even after the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan...
19 Feb 14
In March 2012, the NDRC, Ministry of Finance, MLR and NEA jointly issued a development plan designated for China's shale gas development....
13 Feb 14
According to the US Energy Information Agency, China has the largest known shale gas reserves in the world.
12 Feb 14
The global nuclear ‘enterprise’ is now three years (March 11, 2011) past the historic Tohoku earthquake (M9.0), subsequent tsunami...
22 Jan 14
With the season for New Year’s resolutions also comes the inevitable resigned sighs of policymakers in the region approaching solar.
17 Dec 13
The current world population of 7.2 billion is projected to increase by 1 billion over the next 12 years and is estimated to reach 9.6 billion...
16 Dec 13
Earlier this year, I was a speaker in the GreenPower conference which took place in Jakarta which was devoted to the geothermal space in both...
12 Dec 13
Currency fluctuations have always impacted international business, but these fluctuations can have significant effects if a portion of a...
5 Dec 13
The 2011 Feed-in-Tariff (Solar) As mentioned in the...
27 Nov 13
Much of the world’s future energy growth, especially in the power sector, will be in Asia.
27 Nov 13
China has one of the largest markets of renewables in the world and possesses rich solar resources.
14 Nov 13
In August 2013, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and industry (METI) announced the launch of a Smart Mansion Assessment System for multi...
7 Nov 13
Prospects for nuclear power are impressive, and it is a...
21 Oct 13
ASEAN’s energy sector is facing major challenges.
21 Oct 13
The electricity demand is expected to grow in the world’s 16th largest economy and the fourth most populated country, Indonesia at an...
21 Oct 13
Based on even the most conservative estimates of Indonesian growth, demand for power in the already under-supplied archipelago will grow by 7%...
21 Oct 13
At the same time countries such as Iran proclaim nuclear energy development is “a matter of national pride”, China is evolving...
21 Oct 13
Recently concluded Monsoon session of Indian parliament saw a spate of bills getting through.
26 Sep 13
Sunday 8 September was an exciting day in Japan.
24 Sep 13
Bandung 1955, the Non-Aligned Movement, Sukarno, Nehru, Tito, Nasser, etc.
20 Sep 13
The world can no longer afford to be intimidated by the magnitude of the climate crisis, nor into believing that we must choose between economic...
29 Aug 13
Reuters recently reported on the Chinese government's plans to consolidate Chinese polysilicon capacity.
28 Aug 13
ASEAN countries have some way to go in using energy efficiently.
22 Aug 13
Singapore’s highly developed economy is widely considered to be one of the most dynamic and successful in the world.
31 Jul 13
China's Ministry of Commerce declared provisional antidumping (AD) duties against solar-grade polysilicon from the U.S.
30 Jul 13
By virtue of its extended Exclusive Economic Zone, Malaysia has a maritime area, which is four times larger than its land mass.  ...
17 Jul 13
Fossil hydrocarbon and gas combustion has provided the bulk of power distribution reliability for over one century.
5 Jul 13
For more than 10 000 years the climate and CO2 concentration has been very stable, but now we humans are pushing it to a dangerous level.
18 Jun 13
There are encouraging news in promoting green energy including that Japan will become a new star of solar power.
4 Jun 13
Exploring journals, internet, and news, you would find enormous literature and hot discussion over energy issues.
4 Jun 13
In our practice, executive classrooms and group interventions, and when talking Energy and Energy transition- I focus a lot on three important...