Southeast Asia relying on coal to meet rapidly increasing demand for power

Last Modified: Mon Jan 23 2017 15:02:46 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 83%
    Percentage increase in electricity demand by 2035 over 2011 levels in Southeast Asia. Many countries in the region still pursuing new coal-fired power plants (with China and India being notable exceptions).
  • 400
    coal plants are either being built (120) or being planned (280) in the region.