Investment in renewable energy in Southeast Asia will continue to increase drastically in the coming decades as Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States strive to meet their obligations under international climate agreements, as well as the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation to reduce their carbon emissions and achieve net-zero status. Investments in the renewables sector require large amounts of up-front capital. ASEAN Member States are implementing measures to attract long-term foreign direct investment in the renewables sector, such as attractive feed-in-tariffs and tax incentives and exemptions. Investors will assess these incentives to determine their expected return on investments.

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