The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is an economic zone of around 630 million people with regional gross domestic product of US$ 2.4 trillion (2015) growing on an average of 5.3 percent per year in the period 2007-2015. The demand for energy is immense due to the economic growth in the region driven by transport and industry sectors.
However, energy demand and supply in individual ASEAN Member State (AMS) vary depending on available resources, as well as political and regulatory frameworks.
Dear Readers, The ASEAN energy sector has undergone significant developments in the past decades The ASEAN Community is committed to accelerating sustainable energy development which has been articulated in the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC)
Kyushu University held the Kyushu University Energy Week 2020, an annual international conference on 27-31 January 2020 Under the theme “Energy Intelligence Beyond Borders: Sharing Sustainable Energy Visions”, the event showcased a variety of academic workshops and symposia It alsoinvited well-known energy researchers/lectures around the world It gathered prominent
ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and ASEAN-German Energy Programme (AGEP) team held a capacity building training on 6 March 2020 in Bogor The training was financially and technically supported by AGEP – a jointly implemented programme by ACE and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf
AGEP supports ACE’s intuitional capacity in both human resource and organisational development. Hereafter, ACE’s could serve as a high-performing institution, a regional centre of excellence that builds a coherent, coordinated, focused and robust energy policy plan and strategy for ASEAN.