The International Energy Agency, in collaboration with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), has prepared the Southeast Asia Energy Outlook 2015 in response to a request from ministers at the 7th East Asia Summit Energy in Bali, Indonesia in 2013. Drawing on the latest data, and policy and market developments, this report examines the current status and future prospects for energy markets in the region and their implications for energy security, the environment and economic development.
The report highlights:
Trends in domestic energy demand and supply prospects to 2040, broken down by fuel and sector
The outlook for the power sector and the increasing share of coal in the region’s electricity generation
The role that Southeast Asia will play in international energy trade and the implications for its energy expenditures
The potential energy and environmental benefits of implementing pragmatic measures that would help limit the rise in the region’s greenhouse-gas emissions
An in-depth analysis of energy prospects in Malaysia to 2040
A focus on four key issues that will shape the direction of the region’s energy system: power grid interconnection, energy investment, energy access and fossil-fuel subsidies