Energy Issues

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.

This section highlights the energy issues and trends that ADB has identified as priorities in developing Asia and the Pacific in order to achieve access to clean energy for all.