By Adi Imsirovic, Petraco Oil Co, and Dr Tilak Doshi, Energy Studies Institute (ESI), republished from IAGS | 14 December 2012
It is widely believed that Asian customers have been paying a premium for Middle East crude oil relative to those in the US and EU. Several papers by government-funded research institutions in key Northeast Asian crude oil importing countries such as Japan, South Korea, and China, and US academics, have analysed this issue and attempted to calculate the size and variations in this so-called premium
Frost & Sullivan reports that venture capital funding for renewable energy will increase three-fold by 2020, with bidders looking at South Asia and Asia-Pacific as emerging regions for renewable energy technologies.
The prospect of LNG exports from the US has been cause for both excitement and nervous anticipation in Asia. But the scenario is really far from a foregone conclusion, according to a special report by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
ADB makes the case that while Myanmar has a "wealth of possibilities for power generation," it lacks the capital to develop them currently. To fully tap the massive potential of its energy sector, the country will need to also consider adopting other strategic approaches.
The Chairman and Managing Director of Moser Baer India talks about renewable energy's growing importance to the country's energy mix, energy financing in Asia, and the company's plans for expansion in India and the region.
The Chairman and Managing Director of Moser Baer India talks about renewable energy's growing importance to the country's energy mix, energy financing in Asia, and the company's plans for expansion in India and the region. More
By Wong Chock Fang and Pang Yan Wei, EMA staff | 5 December 2012
The World Energy Outlook has for several years emphasised the shift of global energy balance to Asia. With North America leading this transformation, ASEAN will become the new magnet by 2035, said Dr Fatih Birol, Chief Economist for the International Energy Agency (IEA).