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The Economics of COP 26: How to Mobilize the Trillion Dollars to Meet the Net Zero Targets?

Opinions

The Economics of COP 26: How to Mobilize the Trillion Dollars to Meet the Net Zero Targets?

30 November 2021

ASEAN , Energy , Environment

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): The COP 26 has come and …

Can Glasgow COP 26 Save the Planet?  Transforming Climate Fatigue into People Centric Climate Actions

Opinions

Can Glasgow COP 26 Save the Planet? Transforming Climate Fatigue into People Centric Climate Actions

04 November 2021

ASEAN , Energy , Environment

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): The 26th Session of the Conference …

ASEAN’s Energy Transition Goals Outlined by ERIA at 1st Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting

News

ASEAN’s Energy Transition Goals Outlined by ERIA at 1st Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting

04 October 2021

ASEAN , Energy , Japan

Tokyo, 4 October 2021: The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) Japan hosted the 1st Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting which brought together …

ERIA Attends the 15th EAS Energy Ministerial Meeting

News

ERIA Attends the 15th EAS Energy Ministerial Meeting

16 September 2021

Energy

Bandar Seri Begawan, 16 September 2021: The 15th East Asia Summit – Energy Ministers Meeting (EAS EMM) was hosted virtually by the Ministry of Energy, …

Three Point Pathway for Promoting Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade

Opinions

Three Point Pathway for Promoting Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade

01 July 2021

Energy , Sustainable Development Goals , Trade

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation: Since its inception for commercial purposes in early 1900s, palm oil has been promoted …

Addressing CO2 Emissions in Asia: CCUS Network Launched

News

Addressing CO2 Emissions in Asia: CCUS Network Launched

29 June 2021

Energy

Jakarta, 22 June 2021: Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), jointly with Mr Hiroshi Kajiyama, Minister of …

Efforts begin toward development of carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) in Asia

Press Releases

Efforts begin toward development of carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) in Asia

22 June 2021

Energy

‘Asia CCUS Network’ has launched: Efforts begin toward development of carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) in Asia "On 22 June, Prof Hidetoshi …

In the News

The First Asia CCUS Network Forum

22 June 2021

Energy

The First Asia CCUS Network Forum which was co-hosted by ERIA and METI Japan was covered in several media: ‘The First Asian Carbon Capture …

Hydrogen as an Important Part of Carbon Neutrality for ASEAN

Press Releases

Hydrogen as an Important Part of Carbon Neutrality for ASEAN

14 April 2021

Energy

3 March 2021 ERIA Hydrogen Working Group The ERIA working group on the study of hydrogen potential in the EAS region held its 1st meeting …

The Future of Hydrogen in East Asia

News

The Future of Hydrogen in East Asia

13 April 2021

Energy

Jakarta, 13 April 2021: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a press conference on the key role that hydrogen will …

Reclaiming Pragmatism in Japan’s Energy Policy

Opinions

Reclaiming Pragmatism in Japan’s Energy Policy

03 April 2021

Energy , Japan

By Prof Jun Arima, Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment: In March 2021, Japan marked ten years since the 3/11 Great East Japan Earthquake …

ERIA Hosts 2nd Workshop on Hydrogen Sourced from Renewables and Clean Energy in China

News

ERIA Hosts 2nd Workshop on Hydrogen Sourced from Renewables and Clean Energy in China

23 March 2021

Energy , Workshop

Jakarta, 23 March 2021: The 2nd Virtual Workshop on ‘Hydrogen Sourced from Renewables and Clean Energy: A Feasibility Study of Achieving Large-scale Demonstration in China’ …

In the News

High Palm Oil Price Delays Indonesia’s B40 Biodiesel Plan

22 February 2021

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Kompas. Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted. Doubts have emerged over Indonesia’s plan to roll out the …

In the News

Energy Infrastructure Planning Needs to Anticipate Extreme Weather Impacts

28 January 2021

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Kompas. Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted. Please note that the article is in Indonesian. Contact [email protected]

Synchronizing Indonesia’s Diesel Fuel Policy

Opinions

Synchronizing Indonesia’s Diesel Fuel Policy

28 January 2021

Energy , Indonesia

By Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto, Energy Economist: Indonesia aims to achieve two main objectives in its road transport fuel policy: first to protect health by …

In the News

Powering-up on Coal but at What Cost?

21 January 2021

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Phnom Penh Post. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted. The haste to expand economic growth and achieve rural …

In the News

Potential Renewable Hydrogen from Curtailed Electricity to Decarbonize ASEAN’s Emissions: Policy Implications

15 January 2021

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Sustainability as part of the Special Issue Secure and Sustainable Energy System. Dr Phoumin, Prof Fukunari Kimura, …

In the News

Cambodia's Debut as Oil Player Hailed

05 January 2021

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in China Daily . Dr Han Phoumin was quoted. Han Phoumin, a senior energy economist at the Jakarta-based Economic …

In the News

Cambodia’s Milestone in Kicking Off Oil Production Improves Prospects for Regional Energy Security

04 January 2021

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in China Daily Hong Kong. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted. Han Phoumin, senior energy economist at the Jakarta-based Economic …

In the News

Reshaping ASEAN's Energy Landscape Post COVID-19

01 January 2021

COVID-19 , Energy

Note: This op-ed was originally publisged in MASHRAE 35th Anniversary E-Book page 49. Dr Phoumin and dr. Ir. Leong Siew Meng are the authors. …

In the News

Evaluation of CO2 Emissions Reduction by Mobility Electrification and Alternative Biofuel Introduction in East Asia Summit Countries

31 December 2020

Energy

Note: ERIA’s research on Evaluation of CO2 Emissions Reduction by Mobility Electrification and Alternative Biofuel Introduction in East Asia Summit Countries was cited in Advanced …

In the News

Green Technological Development and Deployment in the Association of Southeast Asian Economies (ASEAN)—At Crossroads or Roundabout?

31 December 2020

Energy

Note: Dr Han Phoumin’s article has been published in Sustainability Volume 13 Issue 2 Southeast Asia faces one of the fastest growths in electricity demand …

In the News

Cost–Benefit Analysis of HELE and Subcritical Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Technologies in Southeast Asia

31 December 2020

Energy

Note: Dr Han Phoumin’s article has been published in Sustainability Volume 13 Issue 3 A large potential exists in the Southeast Asia region for …

In the News

Energy Demand and Supply and Potential Distributed Energy System in Southeast Asia

31 December 2020

Energy

Note: Dr Phoumin’s article has been published in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia by Asian Vision Institute and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung . Contact isabella.[email protected]

In the News

settings Open AccessArticle Potential Renewable Hydrogen from Curtailed Electricity to Decarbonize ASEAN’s Emissions: Policy Implications

17 December 2020

Energy

Note: An article written by Dr Phoumin, Prof Fukunari Kimura, and Prof Jun Arima has been published in Sustainability as part of the Special Issue …

In the News

Powering Southeast Asia Meeting the Region’s Electricity Needs

17 December 2020

Energy

Note: Dr Han Phoumin’s article has been published in NBR Special Report no 89. The 2020 report from the Energy Security Program focuses on a …

ACRF: Potential Green Recovery, New Social Contract Towards Sustainable ASEAN Future

Opinions

ACRF: Potential Green Recovery, New Social Contract Towards Sustainable ASEAN Future

10 December 2020

Energy , Energy Security

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: With the outbreak of COVID-19, ASEAN member states are now in the middle of dealing with a combination …

ERIA President Attends 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum

News

ERIA President Attends 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum

03 December 2020

Energy , Forum

Kuala Lumpur, 3 December 2020: The ASEAN energy mix will continue to have a large percentage of fossil fuel, but the share of natural gas …

In the News

Indonesia Boosts Refinement to End Fuel Imports

23 November 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post. Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted. The government expects state-owned oil giant Pertamina to increase …

ERIA Attends the Virtual 14th EAS Energy Ministerial Meeting

News

ERIA Attends the Virtual 14th EAS Energy Ministerial Meeting

20 November 2020

Energy

Jakarta, 20 November 2020: The 14th East Asia Summit (EAS) Energy Ministers Meeting, hosted virtually by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Viet Nam, …

ERIA Holds The 1st Workshop on Hydrogen from Renewables and Clean Energy

News

ERIA Holds The 1st Workshop on Hydrogen from Renewables and Clean Energy

20 November 2020

Energy

Jakarta, 17-18 November 2020: The 1st Virtual Workshop on ‘Hydrogen Sourced from Renewables and Clean Energy: A Feasibility Study of Achieving Large-scale Demonstration in China’ …

ERIA Holds the 3rd East Asia Energy Forum Virtually

Multimedia , News

ERIA Holds the 3rd East Asia Energy Forum Virtually

17 November 2020

Energy

Jakarta, 17 November 2020: The 3rd East Asia Energy Forum (EAEF) was organized as a virtual event by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and …

In the News

Leading Exporters Upbeat about Future of Natural Gas

15 November 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Trade Arabia. Prof Jun Arima was mentioned . The full promise of natural gas will unfold once the …

President of ERIA Takes Part in the 22nd GECF Ministerial Meeting

News

President of ERIA Takes Part in the 22nd GECF Ministerial Meeting

12 November 2020

Energy

Algiers, 12 November 2020: ERIA’s most recent regional energy outlook projects that ASEAN’s natural gas demand will grow by 3.5 times in the next three …

President of ERIA presented at the Carbon Recycle International Conference

News

President of ERIA presented at the Carbon Recycle International Conference

13 October 2020

Energy

Jakarta, 13 October 2020: Organized by the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization …

ERIA Participates in the LNG Producer Consumer Conference 2020

News

ERIA Participates in the LNG Producer Consumer Conference 2020

12 October 2020

Energy

Jakarta, 12 October 2020: Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), represented ERIA at the LNG Producer …

President of ERIA Participates in Smart Energy and Technology Asia (SETA) 2020

News

President of ERIA Participates in Smart Energy and Technology Asia (SETA) 2020

12 October 2020

Energy

Jakarta, 12-15 October 2020: The Smart Energy and Technology Asia (SETA) 2020 “RE-THINKING ASIA’S ENERGY STRATEGIES: BEYOND COVID-19” was held virtually, organized by the event …

Revisiting Indonesia’s Bioethanol Transport Fuel Policy

Opinions

Revisiting Indonesia’s Bioethanol Transport Fuel Policy

10 October 2020

Energy

By Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto, ERIA's Energy Economist: By 2025, Indonesia aims to increase its renewable energy share to 23 percent for transportation in line …

In the News

Pertamina Defers Phasing out Premium Brand despite Clean Fuel Goal

09 October 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 9 October 2020. Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted. State-owned oil giant Pertamina …

President of ERIA participated in the 29th Clean Coal Day in Japan 2020 International Symposium

News

President of ERIA participated in the 29th Clean Coal Day in Japan 2020 International Symposium

02 October 2020

Energy , Environment

Jakarta, 8-10 September 2020: Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) delivered a keynote speech titled “The …

In the News

Financing Energy Efficiency of Buildings: Green Instruments and Policy Guidance

01 October 2020

Energy

Note: This policy brief was published in T20/G20 task force on Climate Change and Environment Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi is acknowledged as the contributing author. …

What ASEAN’s Future Energy Landscape will Hold post-COVID-19?

Opinions

What ASEAN’s Future Energy Landscape will Hold post-COVID-19?

26 September 2020

COVID-19 , Energy

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist For the past two decades, ASEAN has achieved remarkable progress in the energy sector in terms of the …

In the News

Anti-Coal Lobbying Detrimental to Developing Economies, Needs a Check

11 September 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Down to Earth on 11 September 2020. Prof Jun Arima was quoted. Coal power is cheaper …

The Energy Situation in ASEAN Post COVID-19: An Online Workshop

Multimedia , News

The Energy Situation in ASEAN Post COVID-19: An Online Workshop

10 September 2020

COVID-19 , Energy

Jakarta, 10 September 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), in collaboration with the Institute of Energy Economics Japan (IEEJ), hosted …

In the News

For the Sake of Cambodia’s Future—Quit Coal

26 August 2020

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Cambodianess on 26 August 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted. PHNOM PENH--In February 2020, Cambodia’s Council of Ministers …

In the News

Technoeconomic Assessment of Mini-grids in Myanmar

01 August 2020

Energy

Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi is acknowledged as the contributing author of ‘Technoeconomic Assessment of Mini-grids in Myanmar’ which was published in Journal of Japan Institute of …

Building Energy Efficiency To Employ ASEAN People

Opinions

Building Energy Efficiency To Employ ASEAN People

01 August 2020

Energy

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist and Ir Leong Siew Meng: The world has been struggling with the COVID-19 outbreak which has already damaged …

Scaling Renewable Energy in ASEAN:  Hydrogen as the Missing Piece

Opinions

Scaling Renewable Energy in ASEAN: Hydrogen as the Missing Piece

23 July 2020

Energy

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist: Recent international headlines have been declaring the potential of hydrogen to solve some of the key issues that …

In the News

GECF-ERIA Joint Workshop on LNG

17 July 2020

Energy

GECF-ERIA Joint Workshop on LNG was mentioned by several media ‘Menteri ESDM Paparkan Program Pengembangan Gas Nasional di Forum GECF-ERIA’ by Kontan on …

Indonesia and Philippines are Smart to Make Nuclear Power Plans

Opinions

Indonesia and Philippines are Smart to Make Nuclear Power Plans

12 July 2020

Energy

By Prof Jun Arima, Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment: Even though critics say building nuclear power plants is an expensive and environmentally …

In the News

Cambodia’s Energy Strategy Condemned as Short-Sighted

01 July 2020

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Cambodianess on 1 July 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted . PHNOM PENH--As Cambodia is expected to finalize …

In the News

Govt to Slash Diesel Subsidy 50%, Generate Trillions in 2021 Savings

01 July 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 1 July 2020. Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted . House of Representatives …

Hydrogen: A Game-Changer for ASEAN

Opinions

Hydrogen: A Game-Changer for ASEAN

25 June 2020

ASEAN , Energy

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist: For the past two decades, hydrogen has rarely been mentioned by proponents of renewable energy although it …

In the News

European Union Funding to Help Cambodia Build Clean Energy Capacity

20 June 2020

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Cambodianess on 20 June 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted . PHNOM PENH--As the European Union (EU) pledged …

In the News

Low Carbon Future - What role for Central banks and Monterey Authorities?

01 June 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Global Solution Journal isue 5. ERIA’s research: Low Carbon Future - What role for Central banks and …

From Containment to Recovery:  Rescuing the ASEAN from Crisis

Opinions

From Containment to Recovery: Rescuing the ASEAN from Crisis

28 May 2020

COVID-19 , Energy

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: The upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit will take place against the backdrop of severely damaged business and investor confidence …

In the News

Indonesia’s Clean Energy Program Faces Setback, ETI Ranking Plunges

20 May 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 20 May 2020. Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted . Indonesia’s readiness to …

In the News

Energy Market Integration in Northeast Region of India: Efficiencies, Vulnerabilities and Strategic Implications for Asia

15 April 2020

Energy , Energy Security , India

Note: This article was published in Volume 2, Issue 1 of Journal of Asian Economic Integration by Sage Journal. Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi is …

In the News

Quantification of Fresh Water Consumption and Scarcity Footprints of Hydrogen from Water Electrolysis: A Methodology Framework

15 April 2020

Energy

Note: This article was published in Renewable Energy, Volume 154, 2020 by Science Direct . Dr Yanfei Li is acknowledged as the contributing author …

In the News

Fuelling on dirty energy for economic growth

05 March 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Phnom Penh Post on 5 March 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was featured. Cambodia's construction and industry …

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