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.
The ASEAN-German Energy Programme (AGEP), a jointly implemented programme between the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), organised a fruitful Focus Group Discussion (FGD) for the study “Biogas Development
The projected growth of renewable energy jobs creation highlights the major economic opportunities in the energy transition journey However, do you know that women are still facing challenges to be included in managerial positions and technical jobs in this sector, particularly in ASEAN? According to Energy Transition in ASEAN
The Government of Vietnam has established an ambitious policy framework to achieve universal clean cooking access by 2030 The National Energy Development Strategy and Strategy of Renewable Energy of Vietnam by 2030 with a Vision to 2050 is focusing on converting conventional biomass
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.