Developing Renewable Energy and Carbon Abatement Projects in Southeast Asia
Venue: Seminar Room II, ISEAS
Speaker: Mr William I Y Byun, Managing Director, AsiaRenewables Pte Ltd, Singapore
AsiaRenewables Pte Ltd is an energy and infrastructure company focusing on the economic growth opportunities provided by renewable energy, carbon abatement, and industrial infrastructure projects and investments. AsiaRenewables acts as an end-to-end project developer and investor. It has offices in Singapore and Beijing and a project site office in Chennai, reflecting its focus on the Asian emerging markets of China, India and South East Asia.
Mr William Byun will speak on some of the practical challenges and opportunities in developing renewable energy and carbon abatement projects in Asia including:
- some of the political, social, and economic factors in renewable energy development;
- the real role of carbon credit markets in financing renewable energy projects;
- where “borderline” Annex I countries like Korea may be heading in terms of renewable/climate change; and
- some thoughts on where Southeast Asia could position itself for the UN Climate Change Conference in December 2009 in Copenhagen.
For details and registration, visit the ISEAS website.