Southeast Asia

A curious crowd attends the brand launch of VinFast at one of the high end malls in Manila. (Photo from VinFast PR handouts)

VinFast Opens Shop in the Philippines, Expanding Its Southeast Asian Presence

Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer VinFast, supported by Vietnam’s largest conglomerate Vingroup, made a grand entrance into the Philippine EV market on May 31. The launch event featured two compact SUVs, a full-size SUV, a hatchback, and an impressive lineup of electric motorcycles. This expansion into the Philippines, following successful entries … [continued]

EDP Renewables APAC 254.8MWp Solar Farm in Thuan Bac, Vietnam

The Fight Against Coal In Southeast Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which accounts for almost a dozen countries, includes several of the fastest growing economies in the world. Unfortunately, much of the energy that is fueling this economic development is coming from oil, natural gas, and most concerningly, coal. Approximately 40% of the power … [continued]

Offshore wind will change the power mix in Southeast Asia (Photo from World Economic Forum by Unsplash/Nicholas Doherty)

Southeast Asia’s Long Coastlines Will Make It The Superpower In Offshore Wind, But Governments Need…

Asia is poised to become the global leader in wind power by 2050, accounting for over 60% of all offshore wind capacity installed worldwide. For this to happen, ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) governments must focus resources and hasten building the preparatory infrastructure, conduct early community interactions, and … [continued]