2016 was a successful year for clean energy. How will 2017 shape up?
Sohail is a firm believer that the solution to climate change lies in new technology, and has applied new technology to many ADB projects as an energy specialist since 2001 in Afghanistan, Cambodia, PRC, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Mongolia, among other Asian countries. With an academic background in engineering, business and entrepreneurship, before joining ADB he worked on wholesale electricity market design, pricing regulation, energy efficiency and demand management for the state power utility and independent regulator in Melbourne, Australia.
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New technologies such as lithium-ion batteries, LED lights and rooftop solar power are changing the way electricity is generated and supplied. We also need less electricity; with energy-efficient lighting and appliances, our electricity needs are reducing every year.
India is pushing hard for wider use of electric vehicles, but many challenges remain. One of them is a lack of charging infrastructure.
The next 12 months are likely to bring us closer to a new era of renewable energy, much faster than I predicted a year ago.
We learn the story of a Kyrgyz small business that could benefit tremendously from off-grid electricity.
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.
Our comprehensive electricity solution packages in 3 disruptive energy technologies: solar power, super efficient appliances, and lithium-ion batteries.