Distributed generation: A means for developing Southeast Asia to leapfrog developed markets?

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Distributed energy is increasingly being explored as a means to bring electricity to the masses with greater efficiency. For archipelago or ruralised nations such as those in South East Asia the potential benefits are enormous. We have a particular focus on this theme at Power & Electricity World Asia 2016: Tri Mumpuni, Executive Director and Founder, IBEKA Foundation, will be …

TEDx, Assaad Razzouk

The Paris deal and carbon emissions reduction: How cli-fi technology can reshape ecosystems

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Research and development has generated some exciting new clean technologies. However, in Asia, we are still relying overwhelmingly on fossil fuels to fuel our power needs. Can social, political & business models change to push for greater uptake of clean technology? At Power & Electricity World Asia 2016, we will hear from Lebanese-British clean energy entrepreneur, investor and commentator, Assaad …


Meralco: Taking the digital path to a future utility model

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Economic growth, demographic changes and evolving consumer needs all necessitate adaptations in business models, whatever line of business you might be in. With regards to power, utilities are now awakening to the possibilities of the digital and IT revolution to enhance services and efficiency. But there remains much innovation needed to bring these large – often monopolistic – companies into …


Onsite solar generation – the commercial value of a big, flat roof

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Can the success Walmart or IKEA has in championing a sustainability movement be emulated in the Philippines? Solar panels have begun to appear on the rooftops of many large malls, buildings and factories across the Philippines. This is great news! A tonne of carbon dioxide is offset with every megawatt hour of solar energy produced. It also helps relieve pressure …


Impact of Paris climate change talks on coal-fired power generation in Southeast Asia

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Many hopes have been stirred by the conversations which came out of the Paris Climate Change Talks. But when fossils fuels continue to undercut the price of renewables (once capex costs are factored in), what chance is there of seeing a speedy transition to renewables in certain parts of the world? Take Indonesia for example. To meet the increase in …