Solomon Islands Women Train to Maintain Solar Power Equipment

Villagers across the Solomon Islands, many of them women, are receiving hands-on tuition to install and maintain small off-grid solar power schemes bringing electricity to their community. Watch Video

Unlocking Indonesia’s Clean Energy Potential

ADB will provide a loan of up to $50 million, supported by the Clean Technology Fund, for the Rantau Dedap geothermal project in Indonesia. Read More

Saving Lives with Reliable Electricity in Samoa

ADB has helped improve power supply in Samoa, improving the quality of life in the islands. Read More

ADB to Invest $228 Million in Energy Projects in Pacific for 2015-2017

ADB will invest $228 million in energy projects in the Pacific in the next 3 years to help countries reduce heavy reliance on fossil fuels and support sustainable and environment-friendly growth. Read More

Energy in Asia and the Pacific

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?

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Asia's projected share of world energy consumption by 2035, from about a third in 2010 Source

$979 billion
the estimated investment required to achieve universal energy access by 2030 Source

$2.3 billion
ADB's clean energy investments achieved in 2013 Source