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China’s recent energy market reforms will underperform

China’s recent energy policy initiatives will underperform China’s government has taken a number of steps to reform its energy sector, diversify the number of actors and increase the role of market forces. However, the state retains a dominant position in the sector and so the impact of the reforms … Continue Reading ››

State versus market in China’s low-carbon energy transition: An institutional perspective

State versus market in China’s low-carbon energy transition: An institutional perspective China has taken great strides over the last 15 years to constrain the rise of CO2 emissions from its energy sector. Energy intensity has declined, the installed capacity for wind and solar energy has soared, and the share … Continue Reading ››

ASEAN Must Act Now to Address its Energy Transition Challenges

ASEAN Must Act Now to Address its Energy Transition Challenges At the recent World Economic Forum on ASEAN, I moderated a session on ASEAN's energy transition. ASEAN is undergoing a phase of sustained economic growth and human development. Urbanisation and industrialisation … Continue Reading ››

China’s ambitions for Asian energy markets

one belt On 1 July 2015, I appeared on Channel NewsAsia in a news item on China’s ambitions for Asian energy markets. A recent report published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences called for the creation of common energy markets in central, north-east and south-east Asia and argued … Continue Reading ››