Regional cooperation can play a vital role in ensuring energy security in a sustainable manner. Subregional power trade can help meet energy demand, and maximize scarce natural resources.
Together with regional and subregional networks, ADB can play a pivotal role in promoting effective cooperation on energy among countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Five Things to Know About the Future of Energy in Central AsiaThe CAREC Energy Outlook 2030 provides critical insights on the region’s energy future by analyzing the energy landscape and market trends in member countries of the CAREC Program.
Facilitating Power Trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion: Establishing and Implementing a Regional Grid CodeThis report explains the complex challenges facing the six countries in the renewables-rich Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) as they work to implement a comprehensive framework to enable regional electricity power trading.
Connecting Tajikistan through Roads and Solar PowerA $70 million grant from ADB helped upgrade over 200 kilometers of roads, improving connectivity in Tajikistan and with its neighboring countries. The project also deployed solar facilities, bringing power to remote villages.
Accelerating Sustainable Development after COVID-19: The Role of SDG BondsSoutheast Asia needs $210 billion per year to invest in climate resilient infrastructure. Public finance alone is not enough, and SDG bonds play a crucial role in raising private funding. Read more in the ACGF’s latest publication.
Trade Corridors in the Caspian Region: Present and FutureCentral Asian countries need to implement domestic policy reforms that will make it easier to start new businesses and to trade across borders.
A $37 million investment from ADB and development partners assisted DHD build the first large-scale floating solar PV panels in Viet Nam and the largest installation in Southeast Asia.