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Can Southeast Asia keep up with growing energy demand?

Solar panels are pictured on the Marina Barrage building, with the Singapore Flyer observation wheel and office and hotel buildings pictured in the background, in Singapore March 25, 2009.

Southeast Asia's demand for electricity is among the fastest growing in the world. Image: REUTERS/Laurence SiMeng Tan

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This chart shows the share of selected global economic and energy indicators in Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia has a burgeoning need for energy that is mainly being met by fossil fuels. Image: IEA
This chart shows the residential electricity demand by end use and electricity consumption per household in Southeast Asia.
As demand for cooling continues to rise, so does the need for better operational efficiency. Image: IEA
This chart shows the cumulative renewable energy capacity of the ASEAN region in 2017 and 2023.
Renewable energy in ASEAN countries is expected to grow by over a third by 2023. Image: IEA
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