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Deploying Renewables in Southeast Asia: Trends and Potentials - Executive Summary

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Samantha Olz, Milou Beerepoot
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This working paper executive summary outlines the potential for and barriers to renewable energy deployment in Southeast Asia. It summarizes policy recommendations for achieving large-scale diffusion of renewables, which include reducing non-economic barriers to the diffusion of renewable energy; removing distortionary subsidies for fossil fuel consumption and production; and ensuring that renewable energy incentives do not shift a disproportionate share of the additional financial burden to the poorest households.