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5 ways Southeast Asia can manage its fluctuating renewable energy supply

A technician cycles past the 73-megawatt Lopburi Solar Farm in Thailand's Lopburi Province. Because solar power generation can be disrupted by cloud cover, it poses challenges to electricity grids.

Asia is planning to generate 23 per cent of its primary energy from clean sources by 2025. Image: Flickr/Asian Development Bank

Tim Ha
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The price of solar power has fallen considerably. Image: Axios
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Bangui Wind Farm in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Individual wind and solar installations generate variable output, but tapping into renewable sources across a wider geographical area evens out such fluctuations in supply. Image: Landelgado, CC BY-SA 3.0

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Flexible power distribution networks enable companies and households to generate their own clean electricity and inject their surplus production into the grid. Image: CIF Action, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


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