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
An ADB-supported project in the People's Republic of China is helping to convert deadly methane gas from coal mines into clean energy for thousands of people and hundreds of businesses.
An ADB-supported project in Bhutan has brought electricity to the country's poor and will earn revenues for the government from exporting electricity to India.
Falling Oil Prices in Asia and the Pacific: Potential Gains for Importers, Opportunities for Exporters
Low oil prices are having a broad impact on the economies of the region, with opportunities arising to address many longstanding macroeconomic issues.
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?
- Energy Policy
- Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility (CEFPF)
- 2014 Clean Energy Investments: Project Summaries
- Manual for Calculating Energy Output Indicators and Guidelines for Estimating Clean Energy Investment
56%Asia's projected share of world energy consumption by 2035, from about a third in 2010
$2.3billionADB's clean energy investments achieved in 2013
14%of the population in Asia and the Pacfic is undernourished (compared with 12.5% globally)