Energy Conservation in East Asia: Towards Greater Energy Security

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As East and Southeast Asia continue to modernize and urbanize, their demand for energy will soar. Besides seeking to import fossil fuels from the Middle East, Africa, the Caspian Region, Russia, Latin America, Australia, etc., it is imperative for these Asian countries to cooperate in substantially raising the efficiency with which energy is consumed. This book offers a comprehensive examination of East and Southeast Asia's energy conservation policies. It begins with a summary of the current and projected energy...

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Overview

As East and Southeast Asia continue to modernize and urbanize, their demand for energy will soar. Besides seeking to import fossil fuels from the Middle East, Africa, the Caspian Region, Russia, Latin America, Australia, etc., it is imperative for these Asian countries to cooperate in substantially raising the efficiency with which energy is consumed. This book offers a comprehensive examination of East and Southeast Asia's energy conservation policies. It begins with a summary of the current and projected energy supply and demand patterns in the region, and a discussion about the need and basis for cooperation in energy conservation. This is followed by an examination of the energy conservation policies and progress to date in seven ASEAN countries and in China, Japan and Korea.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789812771773
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/15/2010
  • Pages: 390
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v

Introduction Elspeth Thomson vii

1 East Asian Energy Supply, Demand and Cooperation Outlook Youngho Chang Elspeth Thomson 1

2 The Potential for Energy Conservation in East Asia Youngho Chang Elspeth Thomson 49

3 Asian Energy Partnership: Opportunities and Obstacles Yasuo Tanabe 87

4 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Brunei JianJun Tu 119

5 Energy Conservation Policy Development in China Fuqiu Zhou 143

6 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Indonesia Bob Sugeng Hadiwinata 161

7 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Malaysia Mui Pong Goh 179

8 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Korea Jae-Seung Lee 209

9 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Japan Yasuo Tanabe 233

10 Energy Conservation Policy Development in the Philippines Peter Lee U 253

11 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Singapore Gavin Hearn Yuit Chua 279

12 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Thailand Surapong Chirarattananon 309

13 Energy Conservation Policy Development in Vietnam Felix Gooneratne Sumit Pokhrel 355

List of Editors and Contributors 383

Index 385

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