Women Must Be at The Forefront of The Transition to A Low-Carbon Economy
The transition to a low-carbon economy needs to be consciously designed to be socially equitable and inclusive–a just transition. Moreover, the transition cannot be gender-neutral but must be gender-just.
Four Paths to a Climate-Friendly Energy Transition for Asia and the Pacific
A smooth energy transition promotes sustainable development and climate resilience but it requires efforts on multiple fronts.
Cambodia is Making Strides on the Long Road to Low-Carbon Economic Growth
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.
Kazakhstan: A Future Without Coal?
Renewable energy, innovation, and investment in new technologies will help Kazakhstan decarbonize its economy without sacrificing the wellbeing of its people.
Game-Changer: Can Solar Energy be Generated in Old Gas Power Plants?
Turkmenistan is working on an innovative program introduce solar power generated steam in a gas fired power station and allow the turbine to use both solar and gas-powered steam based on availability to generate electricity.
Accelerating Clean Energy Transition in the People’s Republic of China
The move to clean energy and carbon neutrality in the People’s Republic of China will require conservation, conversion to new energy sources beyond coal and changing people’s energy consumption habits.
Are Mega Batteries the Next Step for Renewable Energy?
Utility-scale battery energy storage systems could be a game changer for clean energy, but more action is needed to lower barriers to entry
Four Ways to Ensure a Secure Transition to Renewable Energy
As countries in Asia and the Pacific make the transition to renewable energy in a post COVID-19 world, they should strive to ensure clean energy is available to everyone, everywhere and around the clock.
In Central Asia, a Soviet-Era Electricity Network Could Power Future Energy Sharing
With expanding regional cooperation and a readily available platform, the building blocks are in place for Central Asia to achieve energy security, resilience and economic competitiveness.
On Track for Universal Electrification, Asia and the Pacific Must Aim Higher
Asia and the Pacific must seek to achieve 24/7 electricity supply with good quality and sufficient quantity to maximize economic and human development benefits.