With clean energy initiatives popping up across the globe, we wanted to learn more about the potential impact of top projects taking place in emerging markets. We reached out to OnFrontiers expert Martha Molfetas who flagged a clean energy boom … Continue reading Looking for Clean Energy Solutions? Go East.
As Vietnam’s economy begins to emerge, one thing is becoming clear: the energy demand is not meeting the energy supply. Over the last twenty-five years, Vietnam’s power demand has more than doubled its 6% economic growth. To sustain current growth, … Continue reading Vietnam’s Power Industry: A Growing Industry for Investment
Vietnam’s energy market is transitioning away from coal and oil, with the goal to replace existing power plants with solar and wind generating facilities. The new clean energy sector is hungry for investors, though some challenges exist. Dr. Peter Nhon … Continue reading Cleaning Up Their Act: Vietnam Energy Market is Hungry for Investments
Oman’s challenging geology makes it the world’s premier playground for exploration and production technology and a pioneer in this area. Managing Director at NAFAS International, Dr. Syham Bentouati, explains the opportunities and challenges in introducing foreign technologies to the region. … Continue reading Don’t do these things when pitching oil & gas technologies in Oman
Will solar be the cheapest form of electricity in the next 10 years? Is there no end to the cost decline of photovoltaics? This is a question several of our clients are asking — so we threw it out to our panel of on-the-ground solar experts across developing markets. Their answer: we certainly hope so! More than a ray of hope Indeed, solar seems to be rounding the corner, especially in the case of utility-scale projects. There is significant buzz right now, especially around conventional silicon-based solar technologies and ground-mounted systems. Shedding light on true costs How cheap is solar? … Continue reading Breakthroughs in Solar Energy