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COVID-19 vs ASEAN Energy Sector: Renewables (Q2)

23 July 2020

Nadhilah Shani and Zulfikar Yurnaidi

Key Points

Renewable Energy projects continuously experience inevitable struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, currently, ASEAN governments see that RE could be an integral part of re-building energy resiliency of the region as the new normal begin. RE shall and will be the driver for ASEAN to look towards green recovery plan, ensuring the economy rise and sustainability are inline. After half-year pandemic hit, there might be a silver lining that this COVID-19 outbreak is giving ASEAN a chance to re-orient its economy to be greener with renewables being the key solution.