COVID-19 and Energy Sector Development in Asia and the Pacific: Guidance Note

Publication | July 2021

This guidance note examines the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the energy sector in Asia and the Pacific and outlines key actions that stakeholders can take during the response and the recovery phases.

  • US$23.00 (paperback)

While COVID-19 has resulted in severe global health and economic crises, it also presents an opportunity for a green, sustainable, and resilient recovery enabled by sustainable energy. The guidance note looks into how the energy sector is responding across the region and what more can be done. It also highlights how ADB’s support to the energy sector is helping its developing member countries recover from the pandemic and achieve sustainable development.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on the Global Energy Sector
  • Guidance for Energy Sector Response and Recovery in the COVID-19 Context
  • ADB Support to Developing Member Countries in the Energy Sector
  • Conclusion

Additional Details

  • Energy
  • Clean energy
  • Access to energy
  • Health
  • Emerging diseases
  • COVID-19
  • 50
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TIM210204
  • 978-92-9262-907-6 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-908-3 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-909-0 (ebook)

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