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A Comparative Analysis of the Energy Security Index in the ASEAN Region

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In this study, a comparative analysis of four ASEAN countries has been done to assess these countries’ energy security (ES) levels. With an overall degradation in the climate change situation, it calls for improving the ES level for each country through proper policy implications and implementation. This study aims to provide evidence and a data-driven framework to assess these countries’ overall energy security index (ESI) to ensure long-term ES can be achieved. With stakeholder engagement and data curation, normalization is the critical method to be followed in this study. The results suggested an overall improvement in each country’s ESI level, with Thailand showing the highest margin of gain of 58.6% and Singapore with the lowest. Indonesia and Malaysia have a similar growth pattern for ESI but not a significant one indicating the need to implement the current energy policies to their potential best. ASEAN as a region has very high potential to achieve higher ES scores with better regional coordination and understanding of the critical challenges.

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Shadman, S., Khalid, P.A., May, C.C.M., Sakundarini, N., Yap, E.H. (2022). A Comparative Analysis of the Energy Security Index in the ASEAN Region. In: Zhu, HH., Garg, A., Zhussupbekov, A., Su, LJ. (eds) Advances in Geoengineering along the Belt and Road. BRWSG 2021. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 230. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9963-4_7

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