In the Spotlight
A 17 megawatt run-of-river plant harnesses Pakistan’s rich clean energy potential, generating enough power to service about 600,000 new connections or 4.8 million people.
With environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation and adaptation in mind, the Indonesian government is working together with ADB and other partners to step up the country’s energy supply.
ADB's financing to India's POWERGRID will play an important role in helping the country achieve its renewable energy target and increase interregional interconnection capacity.
ADB is administering a $6 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund to help Simpa Energy India Private Ltd expand its off-grid solar home system service to underserved markets in rural India.
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?