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Live Online Chat - Efficiency: Low-hanging Fruit of the Energy Challenge
The live online discussion is now closed. A transcript is available here.
As the lowest-cost energy resource of all, energy efficiency is crucial to developing a sustainable, affordable, and accessible energy system for all Asians. It is estimated that a 1%-4% investment in energy efficiency can meet as much as 25% of the projected increase in primary energy consumption in developing Asian countries, by 2030.
- Can demand-side energy efficiency contribute to Asia's energy independence?
- Why are large scale investments in energy efficiency not yet happening in Asia and the Pacific?
- What is the Asian Development Bank doing to advance energy efficiency and demand-side interventions in the region?
When: 14:00-15:00 Manila time/06:00-07:00GMT on Wednesday, 10 July 2013.
Anthony J. Jude
Anthony J. Jude is a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Director General of ADB’s Regional and Sustainable Development Department as well as Practice Leader of Energy. He has over 29 years of work experience in the energy sector as consultant, researcher and lecturer.
Aiming Zhou is a Senior Energy Specialist in the Sustainable Infrastructure Division of ADB’s Regional and Sustainable Development Department at Asian Development Bank. Prior to joining ADB, he worked in the USA and the People’s Republic of China.