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14 June 2021
It is that time of year that stakeholders in the clean energy space come together and tackle the issues of the day. This year, it is about accelerating the low transition in Asia and the Pacific. The Energy Sector Flagship event will again be delivered virtually as in last year.
The 16th Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) will have a warm-up on 14 June with a series of deep-dive workshops and side events on various topics that range from technological solutions in decarbonization to innovations in clean energy financing.
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On 27 May, ADB signed a $116 million green loan with Lien Lap Wind Power Joint Stock Company (Lien Lap), Phong Huy Wind Power Joint Stock Company (Phong Huy), and Phong Nguyen Wind Power Joint Stock Company (Phong Nguyen) to build and operate three 48-megawatt (MW) wind farms, totaling 144 MW, in Quang Tri Province, Viet Nam.
 
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Learn how the Wind Power Generation Project in Mannar Island in Sri Lanka paved the way for the first 100-MW wind park on the island’s south coast
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Since it was the HLT Fund was established in 2017, it has supported 12 investment projects, 37 technical assistance projects, and 23 direct charges. As of December 2020, the Fund has received about $70 million from the Government of Japan to fund the increased use of high-level technology (HLT) in areas like climate change, smart grids, mass energy storage, energy efficiency, renewable energy, ticketing systems, intelligent transport systems, mass transit, smart cities, waste-to-energy technologies, desalination, and remote sensing technology.
 
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This paper examines the establishment of the Shandong Green Development Fund; reviews its design, implementation, and impact; and assesses if this can be further developed and extended to other countries in the Asia and Pacific.
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The publication provides a detailed overview of STEEP and explains how to navigate the tool’s various interfaces when conducting energy use assessments of proposed or existing water supply and wastewater treatment systems. Since 2017, STEEP has been under continuous development based on pilot assessments carried out in various projects financed by the Asian Development Bank. STEEP is available online and can be downloaded for free.

  

 

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