ASEAN's nuclear power race: winding down for renewable energy?
Date of Issue2016
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
As the world’s fastest-growing economic region, Southeast Asia’s energy demand will increase to drive this growth. While Vietnam’s push towards nuclear energy may have started a regional race to develop nuclear power, this may slow down somewhat now that Hanoi has decided to freeze it. ASEAN should shift its focus to developing renewable energy.
East Asia and Asia Pacific
RSIS Commentaries, 287-16
Nanyang Technological University