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Energy sector lending for the year looks to surpass investments done in 2019 by a billion dollars with the additional three projects approved in recent days. The ADB Board approved on 3 December a loan of $150 million for the Air Quality Improvement of the Greater Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (BTH) Region. This is the 6th intervention that ADB provided for the curtailment air pollution in this region in the People’s Republic of China.
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On 27 November, the South Tarawa Renewable Energy Project in Kiribati was approved with funding $14.7 million from ADB’s Asian Development Fund, Strategic Climate Fund, and New Zealand. The project which is ADB’s first foray into the country’s energy sector aims to reduce the dominance of fossil fuel in its energy mix and increase the share of renewables. It will install climate-resilient solar photovoltaic, battery energy storage, and modern control systems.
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This is the game plan that the Maldives has set out to transform its energy system from one that is highly dependent on fossil fuels to one that is sustainable, secure, and that which harnesses the resources that the country has so much of – the sun, wind and the ocean.
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This handbook features best practices for integrating waste to energy and related technologies into the operations of various industries. It discusses current technologies, presents a conceptual example of municipal solid waste planning, and provides commentary on waste-to-energy initiatives. The handbook—and its complementary compendium of 18 projects—aim to support the efforts of developing countries in Asia and the Pacific to deploy and scale up technologies relevant to the circular economy.
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The ADB Board approved on 24 November the $600 million results-based loan to help the country’s state-owned power company, State Electricity Corporation (PLN) expand electricity access and promote renewable energy in eastern Indonesia. The RBL also includes two grants, at $3 million each, from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction and the Asia Clean Energy Fund.
 
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This brochure summarizes the findings from a technical assistance (TA) project to define a strategy for a Northeast Asia Power System Interconnection (NAPSI) using Mongolia’s abundant renewable energy resources. The TA spanned 5 years and involved a highly consultative process among a wide range of stakeholders to develop this strategy and frame the associated technical analysis.

  

 

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