Asia's Energy Trends And Developments, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814425583
  • ISBN-13: 9789814425582
  • DDC: 333.79095
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 584 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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With Asia, - especially China and India, - leading world energy consumption, Asian energy trends are now of global interest, with deep implications for the world economy and geopolitics. Understanding the issues often require real-life case scenarios.This two-volume compilation presents the key topics on Asias energy trends and developments that were presented at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore as part of its Energy Series Programme. A wide range of topics is covered, from nanotechnology, clean energy, hydropower, renewable energy and nuclear power to bilateral relations, energy security and energy efficiency - all with the unifying energy theme in the context of Asia. The nature of the issues is clearly illustrated in the case studies.The chapters are authored by international experts and innovators in their respective fields, from academia, government and private sectors, providing their perspectives on the energy debate in Asia.This compilation will provide the reader with insights into the overall trends and developments that have shaped and continue to influence energy policy, economic strategy and geopolitics in Asia. The case studies offer an especially useful reference point for experts and an understanding of the complex issues for laypersons.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Innovations and Alternative Energy Supplies.
2: Climate Change: A Global Issue.
3: Grooming Clean Energy as a Key Growth Area for Singapore.
4: Nanoenergy in Singapore.
5: Innovation with Energy and Energy with Innovation.
6: Hydropower in Southeast Asia.
7: Philippine Experiences with Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Power Systems.
8: The Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Business: From Evolution to Revolution.
9: Developing Renewable Energy and Carbon Abatement Projects in Asia.
10: Nuclear Issues in Asia.
11: Power Development Plan and Status of Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Development in Indonesia.
12: Korean Nuclear Power Technology.
13: Malaysian Perspectives, Planning and Problems with Regard to Nuclear Energy.
14: The Asian Development Bank's Regional Perspectives, Policies and Issues Regarding Nuclear Energy and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia.
15: Birthing an Asean Nuclear Energy Cooperation Regime: Drivers, Status and Way Forward.
16: Should Asean Go Nuclear?.
17: Myanmar and the Nuclear Option.