ADB's Focus on Energy
In the Spotlight
State-owned enterprises, including power utilities, in many countries, have collected a menagerie of assets unrelated to their core business. And they are selling cheap.
ADB projects in Nepal are strengthening the nation's electricity transmission system while improving people's lives at the grassroots level.
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Affordable, reliable, clean energy is at the forefront of Asia and the Pacific’s development progress and at the heart of the evolution of resilient infrastructure and the fight against climate change.
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?