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ERIA Holds East Asia Summit Hydrogen Workshop in Japan

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ERIA Holds East Asia Summit Hydrogen Workshop in Japan

18 October 2022

Energy , Japan

Kobe, 18 October 2022: Hydrogen demand and production potential in the East Asian Summit (EAS) region compared with the global hydrogen situation and outlook was …

The Second Asia CCUS Forum: Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) Towards Carbon Neutrality Efforts beyond 2050

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The Second Asia CCUS Forum: Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) Towards Carbon Neutrality Efforts beyond 2050

30 September 2022

Energy , Forum , Japan

Tokyo, 30 September 2022: The Second Asia CCUS Network Forum was held in a hybrid format at the Tokyo Prince Hotel, Japan, on 30 September …

LNG Producer–Consumer Conference 2022 Pushes for World Energy Security

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LNG Producer–Consumer Conference 2022 Pushes for World Energy Security

29 September 2022

Energy , Japan

Tokyo, 29 September 2022: In response to the dramatic shift in the global energy landscape in 2022, a conference focused on the potential of the …

In the News

Top lenders set finance guidelines for ASEAN's green transition

27 September 2022

Circular Economy , Economic , Energy

Note: This article was originally published on Nikkei Asia. ERIA was mentioned. TOKYO -- MUFG Bank and other Asian lenders will focus on how projects …

ERIA President Calls for Mitigation Measures to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

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ERIA President Calls for Mitigation Measures to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

26 September 2022

Energy , Japan

Tokyo, 26 September 2022: Highlighting the role of carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) in Asia, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute …

ERIA President Reports on Transition Finance at Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo

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ERIA President Reports on Transition Finance at Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo

26 September 2022

Energy , Japan

Tokyo, 26 September 2022: The 2nd Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting (AGGPM) 2022 was held in Tokyo, Japan organized by Minister of Economy, Trade, …

In the News

Bank study group sets out guidelines for financing Asia's energy transition

26 September 2022

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Reuters. ERIA was mentioned. TOKYO, Sept 26 (Reuters) - A study group drawn from a number of private …

In the News

The Fifth East Asia Energy Forum

20 September 2022

East Asia Summit , Energy , Forum

The Fifth East Asia Energy Forum, hybrid event organized by Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN), Ministry of Mines and Energy Cambodia, and ERIA, collaboration with …

Cambodia’s Mines and Energy Minister Calls for Collaboration, Cooperation to Hasten Energy Transition in EAS Countries

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Cambodia’s Mines and Energy Minister Calls for Collaboration, Cooperation to Hasten Energy Transition in EAS Countries

16 September 2022

Cambodia , East Asia Summit , Energy

Phnom Penh, 16 September 2022: Collaboration and cooperation is the key to accelerate energy transition efforts amongst East Asian Summit (EAS) countries. This was the …

‘ASEAN’s Challenges on Carbon-Neutrality and Energy Security’ - The Fifth East Asia Energy Forum 2022

Multimedia , News , Press Releases

‘ASEAN’s Challenges on Carbon-Neutrality and Energy Security’ - The Fifth East Asia Energy Forum 2022

12 September 2022

Cambodia , Energy

Phnom Penh, 12 September 2022: The emerging energy topics of decarbonisation and carbon mitigation efforts have been challenges for the ASEAN region, and global concerns …

In the News , News

ASEAN Electricity Market talks

12 September 2022

Energy

ERIA's Senior Energy Economist Dr Han Phoumin was interviewed by Vietnamese Television (VTV) regarding to ASEAN's electricity market, and was aired during ASEAN Window programme …

Circular Economy for Stronger Recovery: A Just Transition Agenda for G20

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Circular Economy for Stronger Recovery: A Just Transition Agenda for G20

03 September 2022

Economic , Energy , G20

Bali, 3 September 2022: Economic disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic have brought to light the urgency of the transition to more sustainable consumption and production. …

ERIA President Leads Delegation in Energy Transition Ministerial Meeting in Bali

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ERIA President Leads Delegation in Energy Transition Ministerial Meeting in Bali

02 September 2022

Energy , G20

Bali, 2 September 2022: Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), led a delegation from ERIA to …

Primary Strategies on Energy Transition Highlight 3rd Energy Transition Working Group Meeting

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Primary Strategies on Energy Transition Highlight 3rd Energy Transition Working Group Meeting

31 August 2022

Energy , G20

Bali, 31 August – 1 September 2022: Access, technology, and financing -the primary strategies on energy transitions- were the focus of a 2-day meeting held …

'Exploring Short-term Solutions to the Global Gas Crisis' – G20 Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) parallel event

News , Press Releases

'Exploring Short-term Solutions to the Global Gas Crisis' – G20 Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) parallel event

29 August 2022

Energy , G20 , Workshop

Bali, 29 August 2022: The Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) co-hosted the …

The 7th Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) Workshop: Energy Security and Climate Action in East Asia Region

News , Press Releases

The 7th Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) Workshop: Energy Security and Climate Action in East Asia Region

16 August 2022

Climate Change , Energy , Workshop

Jakarta, 16 August 2022: The Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) co-hosted the 7th ERIN …

Soaring Energy Prices Stunt Decarbonisation in the Indian Power Sector

Opinions

Soaring Energy Prices Stunt Decarbonisation in the Indian Power Sector

12 August 2022

Energy , India

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation: India is the world’s second largest coal importer. It also imports 80 per cent of …

ERIA Talks on Energy Poverty at  Rural Development, Poverty Eradication Workshop

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ERIA Talks on Energy Poverty at Rural Development, Poverty Eradication Workshop

07 July 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Energy

Siem Reap, 7–9 July 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) joined several international organisations and non-governmental organisations that participated in …

ERIA's Energy Economists Discuss Scaling Up Smart and Clean Energy Technologies in the Second G20 Energy Transition Working Group Meeting in Labuan Bajo

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ERIA's Energy Economists Discuss Scaling Up Smart and Clean Energy Technologies in the Second G20 Energy Transition Working Group Meeting in Labuan Bajo

23 June 2022

Energy , G20

Labuan Bajo, 23-24 June 2022: Indonesia’s G20 presidency has prioritised three pillars on global health, digital economic transformation, and energy transitions, envisaging more actionable results. …

ERIA President Delivers Keynote Address for the Brunei Darussalam Energy Symposium 2022

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ERIA President Delivers Keynote Address for the Brunei Darussalam Energy Symposium 2022

16 June 2022

Brunei Darussalam , Energy

Bandar Seri Begawan, 16 June 2022: Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) delivered a keynote address …

Indonesia and Viet Nam Look to US for Investment in Renewable Energy

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Indonesia and Viet Nam Look to US for Investment in Renewable Energy

06 June 2022

Energy

Jakarta, 6 June 2022: Less than a month after President Biden’s launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework and the ASEAN-US Summit in DC a few …

Natural Gas Crucial as Global Energy Transition Efforts Poised to Intensify

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Natural Gas Crucial as Global Energy Transition Efforts Poised to Intensify

11 May 2022

Energy , G20

Jakarta, 11 May 2022: The inclusion of natural gas in the global energy mix will be integral as the world deepens its energy transition process …

Call for Proposals: Collectives of Best Practices and Policies to Promote CCUS Development and Deployment: Policy Implications for ASEAN and East Asia

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Call for Proposals: Collectives of Best Practices and Policies to Promote CCUS Development and Deployment: Policy Implications for ASEAN and East Asia

27 April 2022

Call for Proposals , Energy

Background The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for studies related to Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) …

Offsetting Our Carbon Footprint: A Way to Make Everyday Earth Day

Opinions

Offsetting Our Carbon Footprint: A Way to Make Everyday Earth Day

22 April 2022

Energy , Sustainable Development Goals

By Ms Dian Lutfiana and Ms Citra Endah Nur Setyawati, Research Associate: Since 1970, the world has celebrated Earth Day every year on 22 April …

Decarbonization of EAS Region the Focus of 10th Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) Meeting

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Decarbonization of EAS Region the Focus of 10th Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) Meeting

09 March 2022

Energy , Energy Research Institutes Network

Jakarta, 9 March 2022: The 10th Energy Research Institutes Network (ERIN) Meeting with the theme ‘Opportunity and Challenges of Decarbonization in the EAS Region’ was …

Japan’s Carbon Neutrality Challenge

Opinions

Japan’s Carbon Neutrality Challenge

09 December 2021

Energy

By Prof Jun Arima, Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment: As the world enters the implementation phase of the Paris Agreement, countries are increasingly …

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 …

COP26 and the End of Coal: ASEAN needs a plan

Opinions

COP26 and the End of Coal: ASEAN needs a plan

23 November 2021

Energy

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist: Among the immediate results of COP26 in Glasgow is a strong commitment by at least 23 nations to …

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

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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

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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

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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

News , 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

News , 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

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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

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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 [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

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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 …

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