Commentary

28 Jan 21
Electricity demand in Southeast Asia is expected to soar for years to come.
13 Aug 20
Since its earliest infections started cropping up in Wuhan, China, December last year, the COVID-19 coronavirus has been expanding towards...
13 Jul 20
Energy demand across Asia is surging and expected to grow by two-thirds by 2040, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
24 Jun 20
How will Southeast Asia’s electric utility market evolve as it emerges from the fall out and impact of COVID-19 on the global economy?...
15 Jun 20
Offshore wind has truly spread around the world in recent years, with Asian markets such as Japan taking a prominent role by rapidly developing...
8 Jun 20
Co-authored by Justine Barthe-Dejean, Reed Smith and Nguyen Thi Xuan Trinh, Partner, VNA Legal Against the backdrop of the COVID19...
1 Apr 20
Despite positive steps towards more efficient practice, total shareholder return (TSR) in oil and gas has consistently underperformed that of...
9 Mar 20
As industry focus shifts to guaranteeing Taiwan’s renewable energy targets, vessel operators must adopt advanced vessel monitoring...
26 Feb 20
The rapid drop in the cost of renewable energy is reshaping the world’s energy systems.
5 Feb 20
When I arrived in Singapore to look into the growth opportunities in the energy landscape in the Asian Region, I was aware of some of the well-...
7 Jan 20
Co-authored with Nguyen Thi Xuan Trinh, Partner VNA Legal Over the past two years, Vietnam’s renewables sector has...
28 Oct 19
Almost 300 years since the discovery of electricity, 65 million of Southeast Asia’s population still goes without access to the electrical...
22 May 19
This article was co-authored by Hugo Le Ridou, Reed Smith.
15 May 19
The world has woken up to the vast potential of renewables with nations across the globe ramping up their efforts to switch to renewable fuel...
15 May 19
Taiwan is undoubtedly one of Asia's most exciting jurisdictions for offshore wind development right now.
13 Mar 19
Taiwan's ambitious offshore wind power programme is now well known.
6 Mar 19
With Chinese thermal coal imports set to go into decline, coal exporters are depending on countries like Pakistan to pick up the slack.
6 Mar 19
Earlier in January, electricity retailer Red Dot Power (RDP) announced its exit from the electricity market, citing a “financial challenging...
6 Mar 19
Sri Lanka has been one of the fastest growing economies in South Asia in recent years.
27 Feb 19
Governments around the world are putting policies in place to curb carbon emissions in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
9 Jan 19
For several years now, European OEMs Vestas and Siemens Gamesa have firmly held the top two positions in lists of the leading global turbine...
9 Jan 19
This article was co-authored by Ariel Huang and Billy Wu, Associates, LCS & Partners.
14 Nov 18
Indonesia currently has over 230 million inhabitants spread out in 34 provinces demanding basic supplies for domestic and industrial needs....
14 Nov 18
Winston Churchill is famous for many reasons, one of which was his remarkable facility with the English language.
14 Nov 18
Just in the last four months, July to October 2018, seven earthquakes with magnitude greater than 5 have hit Indonesia.
18 Jul 18
This commentary submission was co-written with Natalie Lau (Reed Smith), Lucia Yiou and Mindy Huang (LCS & Partners). ...
18 Jul 18
China’s reported trillion-dollar One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative is something we have all heard a great deal of, over several years now...
24 Apr 18
Widely known to have vast solar potential, Southeast Asian countries have used a variety of methods to drive solar deployment in the last several...
16 Apr 18
The future of offshore wind energy will combine the application of global experience and local expertise to deliver projects tailored to the needs...
6 Apr 18
Last year, while presenting Singapore’s budget for 2017, the Singapore Finance Minister announced that Singapore will impose a tax on...
12 Feb 18
Utility-scale solar PV continues to grow at a breakneck pace, driven by continually falling prices, including 19.7 USD/MWh in the recent Mexico...
15 Jan 18
One of the major issues in solar power that is usually overlooked and is so fundamental to our life is water.
1 Dec 17
I decided to stop my recipes on PV projects this month.
15 Sep 17
Internet of Things (IoT) is billed as the next industrial revolution, Industry 4.0.
15 Sep 17
Continuing my series on recipes for procedures to support Asia to develop PV capacity I am devoting this one to the tariffs.
12 Sep 17
For emerging economies in Asia and beyond, ‘business as usual’ is no longer enough for hydropower development.
8 Aug 17
As renewables markets mature, renewables investors are looking to new markets for their next source of growth.
18 Jul 17
Post-Fukushima, nuclear energy remains a strategic option to address energy security and decarbonisation for developing economies, especially...
12 Jul 17
Continuing my series on recipes for procedures to support Asian countries in developing Renewable Energies, I am going to address the feasibility...
19 May 17
I am starting a series on recipes for procedures to support Asian countries in developing Renewable Energies.