In the Spotlight
See stunning images of Afghanistan changing for the better by Kabul-born documentary photographer Jawad Jalali.
Three ADB-funded hydropower plants in the People’s Republic of China’s north are providing clean, reliable electricity to millions.
The Asia Clean Energy Forum is a decade old this June. This annual event hosted by ADB facilitates the exchange of knowledge and best practice on clean energy in the region. Read more about the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2015
Asia and the Pacific faces an energy dilemma. Demand is soaring but so are the region's greenhouse gas emissions.
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?