Conventional energy seems indispensable, but going 100% renewable isn’t just hypothetical – it is doable, and the best path to a sustainable future.
In 2015 we discovered that wind energy accounted for over 50% of new electricity produced last year. Let’s hope this trend continues.
Do you have ideas or solutions that can help us ensure women have better, cleaner energy access in the future? Please let us know.
ADB's Director General for Central and West Asia discusses what to expect from the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Natural Gas Pipeline, ADB’s role as transaction advisor, and how to overcome security and financing challenges.
South Asia needs more gender equality and social inclusiveness in the energy sector.
Here are a few messages from our partners in the conference.
Given the right opportunities, women can be much more than latent consumers of electricity.
Information and communications technology can improve the efficiency of energy operations in Asia, where the sector is dominated by state-owned enterprises.
We need to start adopting the electric car en masse at the bottom of the income pyramid in the region if we want to achieve real transformation in the clean energy sector.
Sean O’Sullivan, ADB Director General for Central and West Asia, gives an update on a $1.2 billion project to improve the electricity supply with two giant gas turbines in Uzbekistan.