ADB Principal Energy Specialist Kelly Hewitt answers questions about why energy costs are so high and what consumers and governments can do to bring them down.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has increased global oil market volatility. The economic impact of another oil price shock, should it materialize, would be significant.
A smooth energy transition promotes sustainable development and climate resilience but it requires efforts on multiple fronts.
Developing countries should consider the water, food, energy nexus – which addresses the interconnection between the three vital resources – when undertaking development activities.
Smaller power generation and storage technologies, known as distributed energy resources, can help developing countries move to carbon neutrality.
Policymakers need to take bold action on several fronts related to energy to make progress in the fight against climate change.
Waste-to-energy projects, particularly those dealing with the methane produced from landfills, are critical for addressing climate change.
Though Cambodia contributes minimally to global greenhouse gas emissions, it is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Key policies and actions can help the country move toward low carbon economic growth.
Renewable energy, innovation, and investment in new technologies will help Kazakhstan decarbonize its economy without sacrificing the wellbeing of its people.
Renewable hydrogen is an essential direction for the development of green and low-carbon energy in the future as the People’s Republic of China seeks to lower greenhouse gas emissions.