Good policy comes not from guessing the future but from basing decisions on robust analysis: understanding value and assessing relevant costs.
Are the limitations of Single Buyer models holding Asia's power sectors back and allowing sub-optimal decisions to raise costs for stakeholders?
The Philippines' WESM is on the cusp of privatisation and expansion to include Visayas; Asia Pacific's most dynamic new market deserves a closer look.
China has gas in the ground but bringing it to generate power requires infrastructure, cost-reflective market prices, and the reform of dispatch.
A functioning electricity market in a developing country is noteworthy, but there remain regulatory challenges to ensure success for the long term.
China's market is huge and growing fast, but success benefits from understanding the risks; analytical frameworks bring additional advantages.
Success takes rational analysis, prudence, resources, a grasp of both detail and the bigger picture, and an understanding of where value truly lies.
Emission reduction policies may be affordable and technically feasible, but not necessarily cost effective; we explore Hong Kong's fuel mix policy.