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ADB Supports Expansion of District Energy System to Improve Energy Efficiency in PRC
The Asian Development Bank and Paris-based Dalkia Group have entered a multi-project loan agreement to finance a series of district heating, district cooling, and cogeneration projects in the People's Republic of China to improve energy efficiency and reduce air pollution.
ADB Pledges Up to $1.3 Billion for Afghanistan
The Asian Development Bank pledged up to $1.3 billion in new assistance for Afghanistan at a donor conference in Paris this week.
Shoddy Products Cast Poor Light on $7 Billion Market: CFL Industry Launches Quality Identification Plan for Asia
The world's three largest lighting companies, Philips, OSRAM and General Electric, today signed a pact to establish standards for compact fluorescent lamps in an effort to rid the Asian market of shoddy energy-saving lights.
$100M Pilot Program in PRC's Guangdong Province to Promote Energy Efficiency
The Asian Development Bank is funding a pilot program in Guangdong to bring energy-efficient technology to major power consumers in the heavily industrialized southern province of Guangdong, the People's Republic of China.
Soaring Energy Prices and Climate Change Spur Calls for Clean Energy Financing
Energy experts, policymakers, financiers, and project developers from across Asia-Pacific called for massive new investments in clean energy amid spiraling costs for oil and coal and the growing threat of climate change.
ADB to Launch New Climate Change Fund
ADB is establishing a new fund to slow the onset of climate change and to help the Asia-Pacific region adapt to the expected devastating impact of global warming.
Asia Must Attract Clean Energy Investments, ADB President Says
With demand for energy in Asia soaring, governments urgently need to create the right environment to attract investments in clean energy, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said today at a climate change seminar in Madrid.
New ADB Magazine to Increase Awareness of Asia's Development Challenges
A new magazine launched by ADB will help raise awareness and understanding of development issues and challenges concerning the Asia and Pacific region.
ADB, Standard Chartered Bank Promote Private Sector Investment in Energy-Efficient Projects in PRC
ADB is extending 800 million yuan in a partial credit guarantee program to support small and medium sized private sector energy-efficient projects in the People's Republic of China.
ADB Lending $450M for the First Ultra Mega Power Project in India
The Asian Development Bank executed a loan agreement for a $450 million loan to Coastal Gujarat Power Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tata Power Company Limited which is the largest private power utility in India.