Here Nuclear Engineering International takes a closer look at the nuclear power markets across Southeast Asia, with countries such as Vietnam and the Philippines looking to expand their capacities over the coming decades. Although there are currently no commercial power plants in Southeast Asia, rapid economic development could be a driver for nuclear power programmes in the region. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its Southeast Asia Energy Outlook, a World Energy Outlook Special Report, every other year since 2013, offering in-depth analyses of the energy demand and supply prospects of the countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). These include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, all at different stages of economic development, but all experiencing rapid economic and demographic change.
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