ADB's Focus on Energy
In the Spotlight
In the fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
A peer to peer discussion on how ADB works with the private sector to fill the investment gaps and finance facilities that generate and distribute clean energy.
The 15th Asia Clean Energy Forum - the region’s leading clean energy event - focuses on the opportunities provided by clean energy to help Asia and the Pacific emerge stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic.
ADB will invest over $1 billion worth of energy projects in the Pacific from 2019 to 2021 to increase renewable energy generation and improve access to affordable and sustainable electricity in the subregion.
Pacific Energy Update 2019 details how ADB is helping its Pacific developing member countries undertake a structural shift away from fossil fuel-based energy sources and towards renewables. Read more
Energy demand is projected to almost double in the Asia and Pacific region by 2030. There is an urgent need for innovative ways to generate power in a socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable manner. Compounding the problem is widespread energy poverty across Asia, with almost a billion people still without access to electricity.
What energy issues and trends have identified as priorities in developing Asia and the Pacific in order to achieve access to clean energy for all?