January 8, 2015
While South Asian countries are taking steps to augment and strengthen their respective national grids, there is also a push for a unified grid for the South Asian region to ensure energy security.
December 10, 2014
Indonesia is currently facing its biggest energy security challenge. Despite abundant coal and natural gas reserves, the country is struggling to meet the power demand of its growing economy.
November 9, 2014
India is the second fastest growing economy in the world, and is also home to around one-sixth of the global population. Given these factors, India's energy demands are enormous, but the country is unable to meet its energy needs.
October 1, 2014
In the past few years, Vietnam's energy sector has witnessed a significant rise in energy demand, mainly driven by increased industrialisation and expansion of rural electrification in the country.
August 11, 2014
For the past decade, Bangladesh has managed to maintain its gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate at 6 per cent even in the midst of the worst global downturn witnessed in recent times.
August 1, 2014
The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E), after receiving inputs from 34 European TSOs out of its 43 members, has formulated a comprehensive plan for grid development, identifying priority grid investments to be undertaken during 2014-30, to achieve the European energy policy goals of security of supply, renewable energy integration and internal market integration as well as meet the various investment needs for pan-European grid development in the coming future.
July 9, 2014
Reform continues to be the key theme in Ukraine's electricity sector. Among the countries that constituted the erstwhile Soviet Union, Ukraine was among the first to restructure its electricity sector.