A low-carbon energy transition requires the mobilisation and establishment of capital flows to energy generation and energy efficiency improvements. Photo: Reuters A low-carbon energy transition requires the mobilisation and establishment of capital flows to energy generation and energy efficiency improvements. Photo: Reuters
A low-carbon energy transition requires the mobilisation and establishment of capital flows to energy generation and energy efficiency improvements. Photo: Reuters
Dharish David
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Dharish David and Matthew LoCastro

For Asia, low-carbon energy is both a priority and one of the greatest regional challenges

  • Asia will make up two-thirds of global energy demand growth by 2025, meaning private capital needs to flow into low-carbon projects
  • A survey by The Economic Research Institute for Asean and East Asia (ERIA) revealed a lack of information on finance and gaps in de-risking investment opportunities in this sector

A low-carbon energy transition requires the mobilisation and establishment of capital flows to energy generation and energy efficiency improvements. Photo: Reuters A low-carbon energy transition requires the mobilisation and establishment of capital flows to energy generation and energy efficiency improvements. Photo: Reuters
A low-carbon energy transition requires the mobilisation and establishment of capital flows to energy generation and energy efficiency improvements. Photo: Reuters
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Dharish David

Dharish David

Dharish David is an associate faculty at the Singapore Institute of Management – Global Education (SIM-GE) teaching courses relating to political economy

Matthew LoCastro

Matthew LoCastro

Matthew LoCastro is a Luce Scholar with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia.