What Are Microgrids?
28 April 2021– The Southeast Asian region is a budding great economy relying heavily on agriculture, natural resources, and forestry for livelihoods. However, this development is threatened by climate change with Southeast Asia being known as one of the world’s most climate disaster-prone regions. Additionally, the great leaps in economic growth and development the region has made comes with an increase in its demand for energy.
In Microgrids in Southeast Asia, we explore how microgrids can address both the threat of climate change and the growing energy needs of the region.
- Atty. Aina Magpale-Asirit, (Ret.) Commissioner of the Energy Regulatory Commission of the Philippines;
- Quintin Pastrana, President of WEnergy Power Pilipinas Inc., Head of Business Development of WEnergy Global, and an Asia 21 Young Leader;
- Dr. Ngin Hoon Tong, Programme Director of Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator in Singapore; and
- Atty. Alex Gamboa, Fellow at Parabukas and Partner at YDL Law
Watch the full discussion below