Vietnam’s Rooftop Solar Sector: Tools, Templates, and Lessons Learned for Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers

Webinar #2 Key Takeaways and Summary

On May 14, the Renewable Energy Buyers Vietnam Working Group hosted its second webinar in a series of four occurring throughout May 2020.

Co-organized by the Clean Energy Investment Accelerator (CEIA) and the USAID Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program (V-LEEP), the Working Group brings together corporate energy users, renewable energy project developers, investors, government representatives and supporting stakeholders seeking to increase corporate clean energy use and investment in Vietnam. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam’s Rooftop Solar Sector: Tools, Templates, and Lessons Learned for Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers”

Fear? Cost? Fame? What’s turning on Asian businesses to renewable energy?

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What is the main the reason corporations are buying renewable energy? Cost saving? Compliance? The goodness of their hearts?

The first is obvious—savings. I have never seen any company adopt renewables purely out of altruism. There’s always a commercial angle. Owners of large real estate portfolios try to monetise their “rooftop assets”, other companies want to diversify their energy source, or simply adopt solar to hedge against rising energy costs.

Businesses hardly ever adopt renewable energy for altruistic reasons, but does that matter? In this interview with Eco-Business, Lionel Steinitz, CEO of LYS Energy, talks about why firms go green, and how Southeast Asia can unlock its solar potential.

Lionel Steinitz, the founder and chief executive of Singapore-based renewable energy firm LYS Energy Group, came to Singapore nearly 20 years ago and spent his first year in the city-state serving the French army.
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