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Regional: Integrated High Impact Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technology

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52041-001 Status: Active

The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will prepare energy system development scenarios, technology roadmaps and support the scale up of innovative energy technologies in developing member countries (DMCs). The TA is aligned with ADB's energy policy and will support DMCs in meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The TA is included in the management-approved Energy Sector Group work plan for 2018.

 
Project Name Integrated High Impact Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technology
Project Number 52041-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 0033-REG: Integrated High Impact Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technology
Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.00 million
Climate Change Fund US$ 1.00 million
Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund US$ 1.00 million
Carbon Capture and Storage Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility US$ 2.00 million
Clean Technology Fund US$ 500,000.00
United States Agency for International Development US$ 100,000.00
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.00 million
TA 0033-REG: Integrated High Impact Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technology (Supplementary)
People's Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Conventional energy generation - Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy efficiency and conservation - Energy sector development and institutional reform - Energy utility services - Large hydropower generation - Oil and gas transmission and distribution - Renewable energy generation - biomass and waste - Renewable energy generation - geothermal - Renewable energy generation - small hydro - Renewable energy generation - solar - Renewable energy generation - wind

Information and communication technology / ICT industries and ICT-enabled services - ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development

Transport / Urban roads and traffic management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will prepare energy system development scenarios, technology roadmaps and support the scale up of innovative energy technologies in developing member countries (DMCs). The TA is aligned with ADB's energy policy and will support DMCs in meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The TA is included in the management-approved Energy Sector Group work plan for 2018.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The SDGs encourage a transformative change in production systems, employment patterns, technologies, behaviors and lifestyles to enable poverty reduction and a transition towards low-emissions production and consumption. Access to reliable, clean and cost-effective energy remains a key development imperative for DMCs. By 2014, there were still 421 million people in Asia and the Pacific without access to electricity, most of this population live in remote areas and islands. With business as usual solutions such as national grid extension, centralized power generation, low-efficiency end use devices, DMCs will not gain the capacity to use the latest technology to achieve universal energy access or will meet such goals with much higher emissions. Innovations within the energy sector and from other sectors (i.e., information and communication technology or electric vehicles) may provide new opportunities to meet DMC energy sector needs faster, in a decarbonized manner and potentially leap-frog former energy sector development pathways.

Innovative technologies and business models are needed to facilitate and manage transitions, and at the same time infrastructure investments must be _future proofed_ with respect to rapid technological evolution as well as climate change. However, many DMCs have limited experience determining benefits and risks associated with innovative energy technologies and business models, and therefore often default to conventional approaches. DMCs may be reluctant to embrace cutting-edge technologies, given the unclear benefits of their utilization, potential downside risks, limited resources available and real or perceived higher costs.

Impact Access to reliable, low-carbon and cost-effective energy increased.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Use of sustainable innovative technologies in participating DMCs increased.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Energy system scenarios and technology road maps produced

City-, country-, and/or region- specific feasibility studies for pilots or investments produced

Pilot testing of innovative technologies deployed

4. Prefeasibility analysis for CCUS published

5. Regional knowledge sharing and support of scale-up of innovative technologies and suitable business models disseminated

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Please see project data sheets of the following TAs:

RETA 9690: Energy System Analysis, Technology Road Maps and Feasibility Studies for Pilot Testing (Subproject 1)

RETA 9686: Prefeasibility Analysis for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage -(Subproject 2)

Geographical Location Regional
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Kee-Yung Nam
Responsible ADB Department SDSC
Responsible ADB Division SDSC-ENE
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 31 Mar 2018
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 16 Oct 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2019

TA 0033-REG

Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 6,600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7,600,000.00 - 0.00

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