Energy efficiency is emerging as one of the key options that can help nations in Asia and the Pacific meet the region's growing energy needs in a clean and effective way.
Increasing the efficiency of energy use and supply yields lower costs and increases availability of energy. It also produces large environmental and economic benefits:
- It eases pressure on fossil fuel demand and energy prices.
- It improves energy security.
- It reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
Technical advancement and market dynamics offer greater opportunities to improve energy efficiency, have increased the viability of new and renewable sources of energy, and have expanded the options for off-grid and community-based electricity supply.
Renewable Energy Tariffs and Incentives in Indonesia: Review and RecommendationsThis report proposes a renewable energy subsidy mechanism for Indonesia to close the gap between the costs of renewable and conventional power generation.
At ADB Ventures, the bottom line is to help developing Asia meet the SDGsADB Ventures’ vision is to become the region’s largest impact technology platform, crowding in more than $1 billion of risk capital to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs by 2030.
A Study on the Prospect of Hydropower to Hydrogen in NepalThis paper explores the prospect of deploying hydrogen to address shortage of electricity and fuel supply in Nepal. It serves as a baseline for opportunities in countries with abundant renewable resources and facing energy-related challenges.
Energy Storage Option for Accelerating Renewable Energy Penetration: Technical Assistance Consultant’s ReportConsultants' reports describe activities by a consultant or group of consultants related to preparing a technical assistance project. This document dated August 2020 is provided for the ADB project 51282-001 in Mongolia.
Q&A: In Tonga, More Resilient Power Infrastructure Isn’t Only About More Reliable Electricity—it’s About Saving LivesADB, Dr. ‘Ana talks about the challenges of operating a hospital with an unreliable power supply and how Tonga’s more resilient infrastructure has benefited the lives of doctors and patients in Vaiola Hospital.
The Golovnaya Hydropower Plant in Tajikistan, upgraded with ADB’s support, improves electricity supply in the country and in the CAREC region.