Where it is available, geothermal power is an almost perfect source of energy: much cleaner than fossil fuels, it is often renewable. Geothermal has greatly benefited the Philippines: limiting dependence on imports of hydrocarbons, it has also helped create technologies and know-how that can now be exported.
The development of Southeast Asia in the next 30 years will require a lot of energy. Yet, producing fossil fuels becomes challenging and clean renewable energy technologies are still in their infancy. A Bloomberg report presents how Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia manage these new issues to power up for the future.