With IFC’s partnership, they hope to become a world leader with regards to putting principles for sustainable water resource management and hydropower planning into practice.
Will the delay to the Pak Beng dam in Laos on the Mekong lead to a wider review of hydropower plans on the river?
Thousands of megawatts of wind and solar energy contracts in the Mekong have been signed, challenging the financial viability of major hydropower projects.
if Cambodia, Laos and Việt Nam take advantage of recent advances in renewable power generation and transmission technologies, they can achieve energy security
With Vietnam planning to signigicantly increase its number of coal plants over the next decade, potentially posing great risks to the environment, international experts have advised the country to work on a cleaner path forward.
New economic and technological opportunities for improving and diversifying GMS’ energy mix laid out in report
ASEAN’s pathway to an efficient and sustainable energy landscape is paved with with diverse sources.
Though a small country, Sao Phal Niseiy observes that Cambodia is more than capable of doing its part to uphold its responsibility to the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement.
Industry cries foul over Egat’s proposal to impose a levy on renewable power producers for storage…Renewable power has become a bigger player in the energy mix the past three years as more private firms were granted licences to develop projects, mostly solar farms.
Although Vietnam has great potential for renewable energy, and the government has put forward many plans advocating it, actual policies to secure investment and develop the sector have been slow to evolve. “Development [of renewables] has not grown strongly because power prices are too low to accommodate it,” says Le Tuan Phong, the Vice Director of Energy Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT): “Renewable energy investm