Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
Malaysia to have 1,000 EV charging stations by 2025
Malaysia is lagging behind its regional peers when it comes to AC charging stations and DC fast-charging stations and the lack of incentives is to blame. The country now aims to have 1,000 DC rapid charging stations in the next four years.
Southeast Asia could lose $28 trillion if it fails to act fast on climate change, report finds
Southeast Asia’s economy is set to lose trillions over the next 50 years if it does not significantly reduce its carbon emissions, a Deloitte report found.
Vietnam blows by Thailand in clean energy race
Bureaucracy is hampering Bangkok’s renewable energy drive as rival Vietnam powers into the regional lead. Thailand is lagging Vietnam in the race to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy
Power Trip: Southeast Asia’s journey to a low carbon economy (Eco-Business)
According to this report by Eco-Business, insufficient regulation and fossil fuel subsidies are holding back Southeast Asia’s transition to a low carbon economy. The report outlines the challenges and potential
Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Asia: Trends, Impacts and Reforms (ADB)
This report by the Asian Development Bank measures the size of subsidies on fossil fuels including direct transfers, tax exemptions, subsidized credit, and losses of state enterprises in India, Indonesia,
Thailand – Country profile
Background Thailand is a tropical country characterized by a central plain, the Khorat Plateau in the east and mountains, and monsoon seasons. Thailand’s power generation mix is predominantly based on