Review of electricity supply in Asia

Authored by: Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia

Print publication date:  October  2017
Online publication date:  October  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138999824
eBook ISBN: 9781315656977
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Electricity is emerging as the preferred fuel of choice in Asia and the demand for electricity is rising. However, there is significant variation in terms of electricity use as well as electricity system performance in the region. There is also the issue of universal electricity access and high fossil fuel dependence. This chapter provides a brief review of the electricity supply and demand in Asia and presents the future outlook.

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