Solar to the fore


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  • Sunday, 06 Nov 2016

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South-East Asia is increasingly looking to the sun to power its grid, with Indonesia and Vietnam — virtually negligible in solar output currently — aiming to have up to 5GW of solar power capacity annually from 2020 onwards.

INDONESIA and Vietnam are looking to join Thailand in blazing a trail for solar power in South-East Asia, introducing targets to fire up green energy generation as a landmark global agreement to curb pollution is set to take effect.

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