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Our views and stories on global & local market trends.

Visualizing power generation in The Philippines

Research on power markets in emerging markets of Southeast Asia is rather a tedious task with information being decentralized or under an old school format that is rather unappealing for the reader. Who wants to dig through government-issued PDF’s of 100 pages long af…

Dec. 14, 2020

SolarTrade partners with TripleA to offer Bitcoin payments

SolarTrade has partnered with Singapore-based TripleA, an innovative fintech company fully accredited by the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA). The partnership allows us to accept Bitcoin payments without being exposed to the currency exchange risks, risks commonly a…

Dec. 8, 2020

Access your SolarTrade account with Gazepass

Are you always forgetting your passwords and wondering if there is not a better alternative? Are you constantly questioning if passwords are actually keeping your account safe? We do! And we decided to start doing something about it. As part of our security and …

Nov. 23, 2020

Filipino's can now participate with their preferred e-wallets!

We have taken the mission of democratizing participation in renewable energy projects to the word. It might surprise you but a great majority of the population living in emerging markets of Southeast Asia is still unbanked as of 2020. Par example in the Philippines…

Nov. 13, 2020

ReurAsia and SolarTrade announce strategic partnership

SolarTrade and ReurAsia are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership, as such combining SolarTrade’s innovative crowdsourced solar leasing model focused on SMEs and ReurAsia's extended engineering expertise in renewable energy project developm…

Nov. 12, 2020

How Carbon intensive is the power sector in SEA?

With eye to reaching the goals of the Paris climate agreement, a global movement has emerged to out phase carbon-intensive technologies. Especially the power sector, remaining one of the largest emitters of GHG (greenhouse gases), is going through a global transformat…

Oct. 19, 2020

What is SolarTrade?

Today marks the 1-month anniversary since SolarTrade has gone live on a pre-registration basis. We are pleased to see a worldwide interest to support us in our journey to electrify Southeast Asia with affordable and clean electricity! Thank you! We have even added the …

Oct. 3, 2020

The cost of electricity in Southeast Asia

Before the end of the decade, the population in Southeast Asia is expected to outgrow the entire population on the old European continent. Currently, the population in SEA stands at 670 million, up by a whopping 170 million since the start of this millennium. And it is…

Sept. 26, 2020

Is solar power really viable for homeowners in PH?

Electricity prices in the Philippines are among the highest in Southeast Asia easily reaching ~0.020USD per kWh. With high and consistent sunshine throughout the year in The Philippines, is solar power a viable alternative for its residential homeowners? Or is the tech…

Sept. 16, 2020

How dirty is electricity in The Philippines?

In the last 20 years, the Philippines has gone through a tremendous growth phase with the national GDP more than tripling. This growth has been driven by an explosion in population from 75M in the early 2000s to 110M as of today and the rise in globalization. If yo…

Sept. 14, 2020

Crowdfunding in Southeast Asia. An overview

We have all heard of Indiegogo and Kickstarter – the platform that helped revive the fidget toy craze from three to four years ago. These crowdfunding platforms have been helping in building brands and products becoming reality – but what really is crowdfunding and its…

Sept. 11, 2020

Why is electricity so expensive in the Philippines?

Experiencing high electricity bills? A lot of Filipinos have already stormed social media with complaints about Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) for their overbill. And who shoulders the costs? The consumers, sadly. These costs, after all, have certain implications th…

Sept. 7, 2020

Renewable Energy in SEA. What's the status?

The Earth has experienced an increase in warming since the pre-industrial era. Does it necessarily feel hotter then? Not exactly, a warming climate does not mean it is hot everywhere. But there are serious implications. A warmer climate, after all, results in the worse…

Sept. 1, 2020

SEA's fight against climate change

No part of the world is spared by the deteriorating climate situation. Southeastern Asia is one of the areas most affected if the latest data is anything to go by. The Asian development bank released a report that shows a 1.8% loss in GDP annually for six countries nam…

Aug. 29, 2020

Investing in green energy, how do i get started?

Today, it has never been easier to buy and sell stocks & derivatives, driven by the low, near 0%, commission and gamified platforms of technology darlings Robinhood (USA, valuation of $8.6B), Revolut (EU, valuation of $ 5.5B), Trade Republic (EU, valuation of $400 M). …

Aug. 27, 2020

Understanding Solar Intermittency

Rapid urbanization experienced across different cities worldwide has resulted in increasing population growth, industrial development, and improved living standards. This has led to a continuous growing demand for electricity, especially in the fast-growing economies o…

Aug. 24, 2020

Are We Finally Ready for the Green Economy in 2020?

Millions of users in South East Asia (SEA) may be getting assess to electricity, but this is putting pressure on the existing energy systems. Even worse is the fact that most of this demand is being addressed through increased use of fossil fuels. Carbon dioxide emissi…

Aug. 19, 2020

Solar leasing, que?

In a previous article, we covered South East Asia’s potential for solar power for electricity generation purposes. As pointed out, with near-perfect geography and the great climate, SEA is an appealing region to deploy solar power at a large scale. Roughly speaking a s…

Aug. 13, 2020

Welcome To SolarTrade

After months of intense focus, the platform is now live to the public. We are ready to democratize investing in renewable energy and with your help to electrify businesses in South East Asia with affordable & carbon-free electricity. Call it a stock trading applica…

Aug. 13, 2020

SEA's Solar Power Potential

Southeast Asia has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economic regions in the world, with GDP growth rates reaching 5% year over year the last decade. With growth comes a greater appetite for more energy resources to fuel its economic expansion. An estimated 250 GW …

July 21, 2020

Featured Articles

Our views and stories on global & local market trends.

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JM
Visualizing power generation in The Philippines
Dec. 14, 2020
Research on power markets in emerging markets of Southeast Asia is rather a tedious task with information being decentralized or under an old school format that is rather unappealing for the reader. …
Pic
JM
SolarTrade partners with TripleA to offer Bitcoin payments
Dec. 8, 2020
SolarTrade has partnered with Singapore-based TripleA, an innovative fintech company fully accredited by the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA). The partnership allows us to accept Bitcoin payments …
Pic
JM
Access your SolarTrade account with Gazepass
Nov. 23, 2020
Are you always forgetting your passwords and wondering if there is not a better alternative? Are you constantly questioning if passwords are actually keeping your account safe? We do! And we decid…
Pic
JM
Filipino's can now participate with their preferred e-wallets!
Nov. 13, 2020
We have taken the mission of democratizing participation in renewable energy projects to the word. It might surprise you but a great majority of the population living in emerging markets of South…
Pic
JM
ReurAsia and SolarTrade announce strategic partnership
Nov. 12, 2020
SolarTrade and ReurAsia are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership, as such combining SolarTrade’s innovative crowdsourced solar leasing model focused on SMEs and ReurAsia…
Pic
JM
How Carbon intensive is the power sector in SEA?
Oct. 19, 2020
With eye to reaching the goals of the Paris climate agreement, a global movement has emerged to out phase carbon-intensive technologies. Especially the power sector, remaining one of the largest emit…
Pic
JM
What is SolarTrade?
Oct. 3, 2020
Today marks the 1-month anniversary since SolarTrade has gone live on a pre-registration basis. We are pleased to see a worldwide interest to support us in our journey to electrify Southeast Asia wit…
Pic
JM
The cost of electricity in Southeast Asia
Sept. 26, 2020
Before the end of the decade, the population in Southeast Asia is expected to outgrow the entire population on the old European continent. Currently, the population in SEA stands at 670 million, up b…
Pic
JM
Is solar power really viable for homeowners in PH?
Sept. 16, 2020
Electricity prices in the Philippines are among the highest in Southeast Asia easily reaching ~0.020USD per kWh. With high and consistent sunshine throughout the year in The Philippines, is solar pow…
Pic
JM
How dirty is electricity in The Philippines?
Sept. 14, 2020
In the last 20 years, the Philippines has gone through a tremendous growth phase with the national GDP more than tripling. This growth has been driven by an explosion in population from 75M in the ea…
Pic
JM
Crowdfunding in Southeast Asia. An overview
Sept. 11, 2020
We have all heard of Indiegogo and Kickstarter – the platform that helped revive the fidget toy craze from three to four years ago. These crowdfunding platforms have been helping in building brands a…
Pic
JM
Why is electricity so expensive in the Philippines?
Sept. 7, 2020
Experiencing high electricity bills? A lot of Filipinos have already stormed social media with complaints about Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) for their overbill. And who shoulders the costs? The …
Pic
JM
Renewable Energy in SEA. What's the status?
Sept. 1, 2020
The Earth has experienced an increase in warming since the pre-industrial era. Does it necessarily feel hotter then? Not exactly, a warming climate does not mean it is hot everywhere. But there are s…
Pic
JM
SEA's fight against climate change
Aug. 29, 2020
No part of the world is spared by the deteriorating climate situation. Southeastern Asia is one of the areas most affected if the latest data is anything to go by. The Asian development bank released…
Pic
JM
Investing in green energy, how do i get started?
Aug. 27, 2020
Today, it has never been easier to buy and sell stocks & derivatives, driven by the low, near 0%, commission and gamified platforms of technology darlings Robinhood (USA, valuation of $8.6B), Revolut…
Pic
JM
Understanding Solar Intermittency
Aug. 24, 2020
Rapid urbanization experienced across different cities worldwide has resulted in increasing population growth, industrial development, and improved living standards. This has led to a continuous grow…
Pic
JM
Are We Finally Ready for the Green Economy in 2020?
Aug. 19, 2020
Millions of users in South East Asia (SEA) may be getting assess to electricity, but this is putting pressure on the existing energy systems. Even worse is the fact that most of this demand is being …
Pic
JM
Solar leasing, que?
Aug. 13, 2020
In a previous article, we covered South East Asia’s potential for solar power for electricity generation purposes. As pointed out, with near-perfect geography and the great climate, SEA is an appeali…
Pic
JM
Welcome To SolarTrade
Aug. 13, 2020
After months of intense focus, the platform is now live to the public. We are ready to democratize investing in renewable energy and with your help to electrify businesses in South East Asia with aff…
Pic
JM
SEA's Solar Power Potential
July 21, 2020
Southeast Asia has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economic regions in the world, with GDP growth rates reaching 5% year over year the last decade. With growth comes a greater appetite for more…