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17 Apr 2013
Though the Song Bung 4 hydropower dam and energy project relocated Co Tu minority in Viet Nam’s central region, it also offered new income opportunities and empowered local women.
9 Apr 2013
The Asia and Pacific region needs an ample supply of clean, affordable energy to continue its rapid growth in the coming decades. To achieve energy security, developing Asia must actively contain its rising demand, aggressively explore new supply sources and technology, and progressively integrate regional energy markets and infrastructure.
19 Mar 2013
Throughout Asia and the Pacific, developing countries are exploring small, innovative energy solutions that could one day redefine the region’s energy equation.
31 Jan 2013
Pollution issues, including air quality, have been an important aspect of the partnership between ADB and the People's Republic of China.
7 Jan 2013
Guangdong Province in the south of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is proving a fertile testing ground for efficient and environmentally friendly power alternatives to the fossil fuels behind its extraordinary economic growth, grim pollution, and increasingly severe energy shortages.
7 Jan 2013
11 Dec 2012
ADB is providing $300 million towards a groundbreaking project that will replace 100,000 gasoline-burning tricycles in the Philippines with clean, energy efficient electric tricycles, or E-Trikes.
26 Nov 2012
Dr. Xuedu Lu, ADB’s Advisor on climate change and carbon market, talks about the role of technology in mitigating the effects of climate change in Asia and the Pacific.
26 Nov 2012
Waste-to-energy (WTE) is the process of creating energy in the form of electricity or heat from the incineration of waste source. WTE is a form of energy recovery, and most processes produce electricity directly through combustion or produce a combustible fuel commodity.
30 Oct 2012
ADB.org speaks to Jiwan Acharya, Senior Climate Change Specialist (Energy) and Project Officer for ADB’s Energy for All Partnership, about the continuing problem of widespread energy poverty in Asia and the Pacific, and the recent surge in action to make access to energy universally available.