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Cross-Border Renewable Power in Asia: A Sustainable Surge? | Energy Insight, Winter 2021

November 05, 2021

Cross-Border Renewable Power in Asia: A Sustainable Surge?

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CROSS-BORDER RENEWABLE POWER IN ASIA: A SUSTAINABLE SURGE?

Climate change concerns are rising alongside the surge in demand for power in Asia. Asian governments have made varying pledges, including net-zero pledges, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming years and to significantly increase power generation from renewables.

However, there is an increasing recognition that: (a) the best and most cost-effective renewable resources are not always located in the countries that are seeking to increase their renewable installed capacity; and (b) renewables can have a very large land footprint per megawatt (MW), which, for densely populated and space-constrained countries in the region, can make developing them more challenging.

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Jean-Louis Neves Mandelli

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