Latest Publications

This paper examines the status, future prospects, environmental implications, investment and infrastructure requirements, and risks of alternative energy sources such as solar resource, wind power, and unconventional gas.

This paper calculates energy security, sustainability, and affordability from 2010 to 2035 for the Asia and Pacific region. It then assesses the potential benefits of integrating energy systems within the region.

This publication presents the preliminary results of an ADB technical assistance study on fossil fuel subsidy reform in India, Indonesia, and Thailand.

This paper asserts that the goal of oil security is to make domestic economies and the international market adaptable to changes in availability and price.

This brochure reviews the key features of ADB's Bhutan Green Power Development Project, which taps into Bhutan’s enormous hydropower potential through a public–private partnership, the first of its kind in the country. 

This paper summarizes the proceedings of the Sixteenth Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee in Seam Reap, Cambodia on 25-26 June 2014.

This paper asserts that achieving Asian energy security requires managing demand by tackling outmoded subsidies, exploring green innovations in technology and prudent infrastructure design, and changing behavior. Expanding both renewable and nonrenewable sources in an environmentally sound and cost-effective manner will likewise be critical.

This paper examines four environmental dimensions of energy security—climate change, air pollution, water availability and quality, and land-use change—and the environmental impact of various energy systems. Since all energy sources have an environmental impact, policy makers must begin to incorporate the cost of these negative consequences into energy prices.

This document provides an update of ongoing Pacific energy projects and proposed assistance for 2014.

This report summarizes the investments in clean energy made by the operations departments of ADB in 2013, condensing information from project databases and formal reports in an easy-to-reference format.