Events

Asia Clean Energy Forum 2019

17 June 2019 to 21 June 2019
Manila
Philippines

ACEF strives to be one of the leading clean energy events in the Asia region, and it focuses on bringing together a diverse community of practitioners and implementers to identify, discuss and address the key clean energy challenges we face in the region. ACEF 2019 focused on the challenge of effectively using knowledge to increase the scale and speed of clean energy deployment.

Since 2006, ACEF has been bringing together a diverse mix of stakeholders including project developers, financial institutions and investors, non-profits, entrepreneurs, government officials, donors and program managers, and civil society and academia, to exchange experiences and engage in spirited discussions on how we can accelerate progress to build a clean energy future for Asia. This year's Forum brought together nearly 1,600 people from 78 countries across Asia and other parts of the world to share their experiences in addressing a wide range of issues facing the clean energy sector. 

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
18 Jun 2019 Opening Plenary Welcome Remarks: The Power of People through Partnership
In this presentation, Mr. Bambang Susantono introduced the theme of ACEF 2019: Partnering for Impact, by focusing on the role of all stakeholders...
Bambang Susantono
18 Jun 2019 Opening Plenary Welcome Remarks Chang-Seob Kim
18 Jun 2019 Opening Plenary Partnering to Deliver the Clean Energy Future
In this presentation, Mr. Keisuke Sadamori discussed the trend in global energy demand, the shifting energy investment spending patterns, and...
Keisuke Sadamori
18 Jun 2019 Opening Plenary Stories of Impact Yongping Zhai
18 Jun 2019 Opening Plenary Disrupting the Energy Future
In this presentation, Mr. Amory Lovins highlighted an energy system transformation from the Age of Carbon to an Age of Silicon. Silicon microchips...
Amory Lovins
18 Jun 2019 Opening Plenary The Exclusive Benefits of Inclusive Development
In this presentation, Ms. Fiza Farhan highlighted why optimal development pathways can only be accomplished by including all segments of society...
Fiza Farhan
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.1: Urban Energy Planning for Smarter Utilities Urban Energy Planning for Smarter utilities
In this scene-setting presentation, ADB's Stephane Bessadi emphasized the need to transform the urban utility model. He cited examples of energy...
Stephane Bessadi
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.1: Urban Energy Planning for Smarter Utilities Designing Water and Used Water Schemes to Generate Energy and Minimize Energy Use
Water/Used Water Utilities are significant power users but also have the opportunity to generate their own power and design facilities which...
Adrian Marsden
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.1: Urban Energy Planning for Smarter Utilities Future-Proof Strategy for Electric Cooperatives to Integrate More Renewables into their Supply Portfolio
The Philippines has close to 150 cooperatives and private distribution utilities, which are responsible for power supply for households and ...
Ville Rimali
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.1: Urban Energy Planning for Smarter Utilities Renewable Energy Implementation Toolkit Development and Demonstration in South Asia: Sri Lanka
The Global Environmental Institute (GEI) has developed a Renewable Energy Implementation (REI) toolkit that evaluates, implements and scales...
Qingchan Yu
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.1: Urban Energy Planning for Smarter Utilities Tapping the Power of Predictive Analytics to Optimise the Use of Green Energy and Reducing Cost of Energy for Smarter Utilities Arun Kumar (Kreate Energy)
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.2: Scaling Up E-Mobility as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Transportation Scaling Up E-Mobility as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Transportation
Electrification of transport modes is already a global trend. In this scene-setting presentation, ADB's Ki-Joon Kim makes a case for electric...
Ki-joon Kim
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.2: Scaling Up E-Mobility as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Transportation Potential role of Electric Utilities in Supporting Transport Electrification in Sri Lanka
This presentation analyzes the potential role of electric utilities in supporting Transport Electrification (TE) in Sri Lanka. It outlines the...
Tisura Gamage
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.2: Scaling Up E-Mobility as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Transportation Sustainable Mobility in the Public Transport Sector -- The Philippines
The Philippines government decision to replace more than 4,000,000 old polluting Public Transport vehicles (PUVs) is commendable. In the longer...
Robin Hughes
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.2: Scaling Up E-Mobility as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Transportation Enabling Electric Vehicle Public Charging Stations in India
The global electric vehicle sales are on the rise have surpassed 1 million units in 2017. As per the International Energy Agency's (IEA) estimates...
Apurva Chaturvedi
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.2: Scaling Up E-Mobility as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Transportation Partnering for Clean Air City Mobility and Green Transportation
Many countries will ban fossil fuel scooter/motorcycle between 2025 and 2035, pushing an annual number of approximately 70 million 2-wheeler...
Gordon Yu
18 Jun 2019 Session 1.2: Scaling Up E-Mobility as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Transportation Blockchain’s Potential for Solar Powered EV Charging Stations
Electric Vehicles (EVs) are hailed as a silver bullet to reduce carbon emissions in smart cities. However, EV charging can destabilize the grid...
Lathika Chandra Mouli
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.1: Sustainable Energy for Water Supply and Sanitation Water Ownership in the Age of Changing Climate Patterns
Water, electricity, and food are significant vulnerabilities worsened by climate change. Providing for survival now requires independent ownership...
James Symons
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.1: Sustainable Energy for Water Supply and Sanitation Creating Water and Sustaining Life through Carbon Neutral Technology: Creating Fresh Water from Sea Water
By 2030, global demand for freshwater will exceed supply by 40%. But right now, in any 24-hour period, 844,000 people are without water and ...
David Reavley
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.1: Sustainable Energy for Water Supply and Sanitation DHouse: A Sustainable Innovation of Passive Traditional Systems of Bahay Kubo, Designed for Urban Resilience
DHouse is an existing modern shelter built in a flood-prone city designed to address anticipated problems that affect the ecology of the built...
Luisa Daya-Garcia
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.1: Sustainable Energy for Water Supply and Sanitation Energy Screening Tool and Methodology
This presentation underscores the need to care about the energy use of water and wastewater systems. It also highlights the Energy Utilization...
Stephane Bessadi
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.2: Sustainable Energy Use for Water: Focus on Irrigation Hydro-Economic Modeling to Address Trade-offs between Food Production and Biofuels
Food production, energy generation, and water supply systems are inextricably linked. Achieving clean energy goals requires careful consideration...
Benjamin Lord
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.2: Sustainable Energy Use for Water: Focus on Irrigation Using Irrigation Canals to Electrify Remote Villages
The proprietary Helios microgrid has been demonstrated in Northern Mindanao, Philippines. HeliosAltas Corporation demonstrated how a combination...
Michael Carroll
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.2: Sustainable Energy Use for Water: Focus on Irrigation Achieving Energy, Water and Food Sustainability through Agricultural Demand Side Management
Water, energy and food security are three vital sleaze factors that decide the existence and development of a nation. A recent study done in...
Meghana Jayakumar
18 Jun 2019 Session 2.2: Sustainable Energy Use for Water: Focus on Irrigation Data-driven Strategies for Sustainable Deployment of Solar Pumps
Solar pumps present an opportunity to extend access to irrigation in Asia. The presentation highlighted The Council's multi-pronged research...
Shalu Agrawal
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.1: Planning and Building for Climate Resilience and Low-Carbon Growth The Intersection of Climate, Energy, Health for the Hope of Lasting Peace
In 2017, the Marawi City Siege in Mindanao, Philippines led to months of military combat displacing many people and disrupting the city’s electricity...
Philline Donggay
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.1: Planning and Building for Climate Resilience and Low-Carbon Growth Enhancing Power Sector Resilience in the Lao PDR: Assessing Vulnerabilities and Planning for Resilience
The Lao PDR recognizes the vital role that the power sector plays in powering economic development and to becoming a regional power exporter...
Yevang Nhiavue
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.1: Planning and Building for Climate Resilience and Low-Carbon Growth The Strategic Mitigation Adaptation and Resilience (SMART) Tool: Integrating Planning Objectives in Southeast Asia and Pacific Countries
Developing long-term low emissions development strategies (LT-LEDS) provides an opportunity for Asia-Pacific countries highly vulnerable to ...
Megan Argyriou
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.1: Planning and Building for Climate Resilience and Low-Carbon Growth Innovative Finance for Sustainable Energy Access: Lessons from the World’s First Result-Based Loans in the Energy Sector – an Independent Verifier’s Perspective
ADB is supporting PLN, the Indonesian state electricity company, with the world’s first result-based lending (RBL) programs in the energy...
Chitra Priambodo
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.1: Planning and Building for Climate Resilience and Low-Carbon Growth Hybrid Renewable Energy System in Remote Area of Sumba Island Elisabeth Rianawati
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.2: Going Beyond Solar Home Systems: Scaling Up Micro-grids and Mini-grids Assessing the Impact of Renewable Energy Based Microgrids on Local Development and the SDGs: Insights from the Philippines
The Cobrador Island Solar – Diesel Hybrid Project is one of ADB’s outstanding projects and led to increased service hours (24 hours per day), ...
Paul Bertheau
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.2: Going Beyond Solar Home Systems: Scaling Up Micro-grids and Mini-grids Microgrids for Access and Resiliency in the Pacific: Key Issues and Lessons
The Clean Energy Solutions Center (CESC) is partnering with the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility to support the region’s development of...
Jaquelin Cochran
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.2: Going Beyond Solar Home Systems: Scaling Up Micro-grids and Mini-grids Reimagining Puerto Rico: The Mini Gird Transformation
PREPA has developed a power system transformation plan calling for separating the territory into 8 autonomous mini-grids that would operate ...
Kyle Datta
18 Jun 2019 Session 3.2: Going Beyond Solar Home Systems: Scaling Up Micro-grids and Mini-grids Women-Centric Mini-Grid Enterprises in South Asia: Micro Hydropower in Nepal and Pakistan
Renewable energy mini-grids are becoming a widely accepted solution for cost-effective and reliable energy access. Hydro mini-grids in Nepal...
Ranisha Basnet
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.1: Global and Regional Trends in the Financing of Clean Energy AIIB’s Sustainable Energy Strategy and Financing
The presentation gives a brief introduction to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)'s Sustainable Energy Strategy, energy investment...
David Morgado
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.1: Global and Regional Trends in the Financing of Clean Energy Financing Hybrids – Creating PPAs That Cover Integration of Renewables, Storage and Thermal
An increasing trend in clean energy is hybridized plants, which are especially applicable for distributed or off-grid generation in developing...
Malin Ostman
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.1: Global and Regional Trends in the Financing of Clean Energy Moral Hazard of Renewable Energy Economic Incentives: A Private Sector Perspective
Investors need certainty. Yet, government incentives are public policy-based goods. Public policy is not law and can change at any moment. Change...
Kelly Hewitt
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.1: Global and Regional Trends in the Financing of Clean Energy Unlocking International Crowd-Investment for the Indian Clean Energy Market
Finance is a significant challenge for clean energy projects in developing countries. Simultaneously, the crowd-investment industry is rapidly...
Bhaskar Deol
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.2: The Role of Governments in Enabling Clean Energy Financing Role of Governments in Enabling Clean Energy Financing
This presentation discussed how the United Kingdom and the City of London have established itself as a predominant center for green finance, ...
Camilla Fenning
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.2: The Role of Governments in Enabling Clean Energy Financing Scaling Renewable Energy Investments Gavin Templeton
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.2: The Role of Governments in Enabling Clean Energy Financing Malaysia: Measures by the Public Sector to Support Financing for Renewables Wei-nee Chen
18 Jun 2019 Session 4.2: The Role of Governments in Enabling Clean Energy Financing Street Lighting Project in Tacloban City: Financed via loan through ESCO
Energy efficiency (EE) finance, due to its small volumes, technical complexity and multiple stakeholders involved, needs public support. The...
Rustico Noli Cruz
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.1: Novel PV Applications and Reaching Grid Parity 2009-2019 China’s National Solar Photovoltaic Policy Framework – 10 years of Lessons Learned
This presentation illustrated the People's Republic of China’s lessons learned of its 2009-2019 PV policy from an enabling framework perspective...
Frank Haugwitz
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.1: Novel PV Applications and Reaching Grid Parity Ocean Sun - A Unique Solution for Floating Solar
Ocean Sun is a novel approach to the emerging floating solar industry based on Norwegian photovoltaic and maritime competence. This presentation...
Are Gloersen
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.1: Novel PV Applications and Reaching Grid Parity Mapping Opportunities for Utility-Scale Renewables: The Southeast Asia Renewable Energy Data Explorer
The RE Data Explorer is an innovative web-based platform that allows users to visualize and analyze spatial data on solar and wind energy resource...
Aloysius Damar
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.1: Novel PV Applications and Reaching Grid Parity Solar Energy: It's Not Just Electricity
The presentation acknowledges the role Solar Energy has played in transforming the Electricity sector around the globe and its indispensability...
Shishir Seth
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.2: Ocean Energy in the 21st Century Achieving 100% Renewable Energy Using New Offshore Floating Solar Technology
Offshore solar is a unique alternative clean energy source. For island nations and densely populated coastal areas, floating solar at sea might...
Harald van Hoeken
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.2: Ocean Energy in the 21st Century Making Brownfields Blue: Catalyzing Sustainable Investment in the Ocean Economy with Rigs-to-Reefs
Offshore energy development has led to the installation of thousands of offshore structures in the world’s oceans, including about 1400 in Asia...
Emily Hazelwood
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.2: Ocean Energy in the 21st Century Solar Boats: A New Paradigm to Respectfully Sail the Seas
Many Asian countries rely heavily on the ocean as a principal source of income, mainly from fishing and tourism. While clean mobility has the...
Julien Mélot
18 Jun 2019 Session 5.2: Ocean Energy in the 21st Century From France to the Philippines: Pioneering Tidal Stream Energy
The San Bernardino Ocean Power Project is a transformative initiative carried out by H&WB (Filipino project developer) and SABELLA (French...
Jean-Christophe Allo
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
19 Jun 2019 Finance Plenary: Financing Paris Aligned Pathways to the Energy Future Introductory Comments Lotte Schou-Zibell (ADB)
19 Jun 2019 Finance Plenary: Financing Paris Aligned Pathways to the Energy Future Scene Setting: Reimagining a Sustainable World Through the Lens of Impact Investing
In this presentation, Mr. Rai introduced the concept of impact investing, and how it institutionalized microfinance. He also highlighted problems...
Vineet Rai
19 Jun 2019 Finance Plenary: Financing Paris Aligned Pathways to the Energy Future BDO's Pathway to the Clean Energy Future
This presentation gave a brief overview of BDO's portfolio in the Philippines' clean energy space. It also discussed some of the bank's...
Eunjoo Park-Minc
19 Jun 2019 Finance Plenary: Financing Paris Aligned Pathways to the Energy Future Hybrid Social Solutions: Gridless Solar Network Transforming Rural Communities
Hybrid Social Solutions is an organization that is building a gridless solar network in the Philippines to transform rural communities. From...
Jim Ayala
19 Jun 2019 Finance Plenary: Financing Paris Aligned Pathways to the Energy Future ADB’s Private Sector Renewables in Asia
In this presentation, Mr. Michael Barrow gave an overview of ADB's Pacific Renewable Energy Project. The project encourages private sector investment...
Michael Barrow
19 Jun 2019 Finance Plenary: Financing Paris Aligned Pathways to the Energy Future Stories of Impact
In this presentation, ADB's Woochong Um highlighted ADB's commitment to reduce the bank's carbon emissions from its operations. In particular...
Woochong Um
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.3: Heating and Cooling for Buildings in Cities Scene Setting: Green Buildings and Eco-Districts Financing and Implementation Mechanisms
How do you promote green building, energy efficiency, performing cooling, and heating methods in countries/cities that are lacking capacity? ...
Arnaud Heckmann
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.3: Heating and Cooling for Buildings in Cities Smart Low-Carbon District Heating and Cooling for Seoul
Seoul, a 10 million population city, is implementing various policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency. Seoul...
Yunsoung Kim
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.3: Heating and Cooling for Buildings in Cities Waste is Cool! How 'First Mile' Waste Solutions can Cool the Smart Cities of the Future
The need for cooling grows dramatically with rising prosperity and global temperatures. But what does that have to do with waste? 70% of the...
Aditya Sharma
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.3: Heating and Cooling for Buildings in Cities Impact on Cooling Demand with Building Efficiency Programme
The Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) is an initiative taken by the Government of India to promote energy efficiency in the commercial...
Smita Kudarikar
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.3: Heating and Cooling for Buildings in Cities Integrating Demand Side Management in Urban Cooling Systems
This presentation shared the insights into the demand response scheme at the industrial customers in Singapore. This real case illustrated the...
Yang Liu
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.4: New Energy Solutions: Multi-Benefit Opportunities for Cities Scene Setting Bruce Dunn (ADB)
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.4: New Energy Solutions: Multi-Benefit Opportunities for Cities Strengthening Co-Benefits of Health, Climate Change and Air Quality Improvement in Energy Investments in Asian Cities
Asia and the Pacific have the highest number of air pollution deaths in the world. The health effects were estimated to cost US$ 1.7 trillion...
Emma Marsden, Glynda Bathan
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.4: New Energy Solutions: Multi-Benefit Opportunities for Cities PRC’s Carbon Market: Accelerating a Green Economy in the People's Republic of China and Reducing Global Emissions
Adopting a carbon emission trading system provide a theoretical way to solve the problem of inefficient allocation of carbon emission rights...
Yifei Zhang
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.4: New Energy Solutions: Multi-Benefit Opportunities for Cities Integrating Renewable Energy through Participative Local Energy Planning
Globally, cities use 75% of the world’s energy, emitting 75% of all its GHG emissions. Yet most cities do not engage directly in planning for...
Angela Consuelo Ibay
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.4: New Energy Solutions: Multi-Benefit Opportunities for Cities Soot-Free Transport in ASEAN Countries
Diesel emissions are a human carcinogen, according to the World Health Organization. Diesel engines produce 99 percent of transport-sector emissions...
Adelaida Roman
20 Jun 2019 Session 1.4: New Energy Solutions: Multi-Benefit Opportunities for Cities Realizing Smart Cities
This presentation discussed the strategies for realizing the Smart Cities, based on the initiative being undertaken ASEAN Smart City Network...
Anbu Anbumozhi
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.3: Sustainable Water Use for Energy: Floating Solar Photovoltaics Floating Solar—What’s the Potential in South East Asia? Lessons Learned from the United States
To ensure reliable, affordable, and sustainable future power supplies many countries in Southeast Asia are exploring options for new generation...
Carishma Gokhale-Welch
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.3: Sustainable Water Use for Energy: Floating Solar Photovoltaics Where Sun Meets Water: Latest Global Development Trends Regarding Floating Solar and Research Updates from SERIS Floating PV Testbed in Singapore
The interest in floating photovoltaic power plants (FPV) has grown rapidly in recent years. In many established and emerging markets, such as...
Thomas Reindl
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.3: Sustainable Water Use for Energy: Floating Solar Photovoltaics Building Trust in Floating Solar Through Quality and Reliability
Since its early development in 2010, Floating Solar has gained more and more popularity. With more than 1 GWp of the project installed, it is...
Harold Meurisse
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.3: Sustainable Water Use for Energy: Floating Solar Photovoltaics Challenges and Opportunities of Floating Solar PV in Asia Pacific
The installed capacity of floating solar is expected to grow exponentially over the next two decades. The Asia Pacific region, due to its often...
Iñaki Pérez
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.3: Sustainable Water Use for Energy: Floating Solar Photovoltaics Environmental Impacts of Floating Solar Panels on Water Bodies
There has been a global trend of increasing deployment of floating solar panels (floatovoltaics) on water bodies over the last few years. Drivers...
Ian Jones
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.4: Sustainability Lessons in Hydropower, Offshore Wind, and Pacific Utilities How Renewables Can Optimize Water-Energy-Food Tradeoffs in the Mekong Basin
Through deepening solar, wind, and biomass contributions to power mixes in the countries of the Mekong Basin and rethinking how hydropower and...
Brian Eyler
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.4: Sustainability Lessons in Hydropower, Offshore Wind, and Pacific Utilities The Use of EFlows Assessments in Basin-Planning and Design of Hydropower Operating Rules
Environmental Flows (EFlows) are a vital way of mitigating the effects of human developments on rivers and estuaries, and thus for managing ...
Alison Joubert
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.4: Sustainability Lessons in Hydropower, Offshore Wind, and Pacific Utilities A Lesson Learnt: The Operation of Community-Based Micro-Hydro Power of Wangan Aji
Community participation is a key factor for sustainable clean energy deployment. Micro-Hydro Power (MHP) built in Wangan Aji is one of the success...
Chayun Budiono
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.4: Sustainability Lessons in Hydropower, Offshore Wind, and Pacific Utilities Using the Second-Mover Advantage: How Asia Could Leverage a Decade of European Offshore Wind Developments
Offshore wind energy is maturing quickly and on the verge of becoming one of the most competitive renewable energy technologies. European projects...
Paul Elsner
20 Jun 2019 Session 2.4: Sustainability Lessons in Hydropower, Offshore Wind, and Pacific Utilities A Paradigm Shift for Sustainable Energy in the Pacific
As large sums are invested in renewable power in the Pacific, these investments’ sustainability is uncertain if the viability of SOE power utilities...
Llyr Rowlands
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.3: Innovative and Inclusive Microfinance for Renewable Energy SAIJA- A Trailblazer in Clean Energy in Rural India Rashmi Sinha (Saija Finance Private Limited)
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.3: Innovative and Inclusive Microfinance for Renewable Energy Creating Clean Energy Entrepreneurs through Affordable Financing
Transportation is an essential part of economic growth. But petroleum-fueled vehicles have created serious health problems for citizens in all...
Rakesh Dubey
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.3: Innovative and Inclusive Microfinance for Renewable Energy Sustainable Business Models for MFIs to Deliver Renewable Energy
The Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation's (NWTF) success story on achieving scale and sustainability for their solar program focuses on two...
Raymond Serios
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.3: Innovative and Inclusive Microfinance for Renewable Energy Innovative and Inclusive Microfinance for Renewable Energy by Greenlight Planet
Apart from the lack of access to the electrical grid, rural communities in the Philippines pay much more for electricity than almost anywhere...
Sanaullah Fathi
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.3: Innovative and Inclusive Microfinance for Renewable Energy Universal Access to Energy – The Future
As of 2018, India claims to have achieved 100% electrification across all states. This does not necessarily translate to the continued supply...
Mayukh Choudhury
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.4: Innovations in End-use Applications Evidence of the Impact of Energy Access on Wellbeing: Measuring the Immeasurable
While development literature often discusses the critical importance of electricity access and clean cooking to improve economic and social ...
Lana Zaman
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.4: Innovations in End-use Applications Social Enterprise Solutions Servicing Rural Communities and Sustainable Tourism Development in Indonesia
Local start-up Sumba Sustainable Solutions are partnering with rural women to reduce their domestic workload using solar-powered corn and rice...
Sarah Hobgen
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.4: Innovations in End-use Applications Tackling Inclusion and Scale to Reach the Last Mile for Rural Poverty Alleviation: Key Insights from Asian Examples in the Poor People's Energy Outlook 2018
Leaving no one behind is a core theme for the energy access sector and relates directly to the potential for energy access programs to inclusively...
Pooja Sharma
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.4: Innovations in End-use Applications Trust Counts: World Bank Bangladesh Clean Cooking Program
Around 80% of the households in Bangladesh use solid fuels for cooking. Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) affects 132 million people and contributes...
Amit Jain
20 Jun 2019 Session 3.4: Innovations in End-use Applications Going Beyond Solar Home Systems
Most Solar Home Systems available in the market are low power solutions typically up to 100 watts, that can run lights, fans, and a small TV...
Venkat Rajaraman
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.3: Financing of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects Powering Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Projects in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
The presentation highlighted the key trends and nuances in the financing of renewable energy projects across Africa, Asia, and the Middle...
Anand Rohatgi
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.3: Financing of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects Extending Innovative Finance to MSMEs for Large Scale Solar Rooftop Distributed Generation
While it is easy for large developers to access finance, Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) face huge challenges due to their balance...
Somesh Kumar
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.3: Financing of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects Barriers and Enablers to Renewable Energy Financing and Investment for Grid-connected Wind and Solar Andrew Kindle (ICF)
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.3: Financing of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects Liability Risks to Clean Energy Projects
Liability risk is a key climate risk affecting financial stability. Litigation trends reveal that liability risk arises in three broad ways: (...
Briony Eales
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.3: Financing of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects Developing a Direct Power Purchase Agreement Mechanism in Vietnam
Corporate entities with facilities in Asia are increasingly interested in procuring renewable power to meet sustainability targets, hedge against...
Gary Zieff
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.4: Crossing the “Valley of Death”: Impact and Venture Capital Investments in Early-stage Clean Energy Firms Navigating the Valley of Death: Some Thoughts from an Investor Perspective
Renewables will dominate new investments in power for the next 25 years. An estimated $2 trillion is expected to be infused in equity in wind...
Vignesh Nandakumar
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.4: Crossing the “Valley of Death”: Impact and Venture Capital Investments in Early-stage Clean Energy Firms NEPRA : Rising from the Ashes
Within three months of raising its seed round of capital, cleantech startup Nepra encountered the 'cliff of death' following a fire that reduced...
E N Venkat
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.4: Crossing the “Valley of Death”: Impact and Venture Capital Investments in Early-stage Clean Energy Firms Crossing the Valley of Death: Key Factors to Attract Impact and Venture Capital in Early Stage Clean Energy Businesses
Using real-life examples in the solar and energy efficiency space in South East Asia, this presentation highlighted key factors which make business...
Bence Szegedi
20 Jun 2019 Session 4.4: Crossing the “Valley of Death”: Impact and Venture Capital Investments in Early-stage Clean Energy Firms Developing Partnerships for Sustainable Cleantech Financing in Southeast Asia
The ‘missing middle’ or ‘valley of death’ is a common cause of cleantech startup stall, needing to access debt and equity in the $20,000 to $...
Cecile Dahome
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.3: Bioenergy and Waste-to-Energy Plastics to Power™, Conversion of Marine Debris and Non-Recyclable Waste to Power and Clean Water, the PtP Energy System
PtPtm Energy Systems LLC is a Plastics to Power™ Conversion Technology, a barge-mounted or shore-based system to provide wide regional ...
Adam Aleksander
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.3: Bioenergy and Waste-to-Energy Rice Straw to Biogas (R2B) Project - Reflections and Lessons Learned
Rice is the world's number one food crop and Asia accounts for 91% of global production. For every kilogram of rice, a kilo or more of straw...
Craig Jamieson
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.3: Bioenergy and Waste-to-Energy Development of Community-Based Hybrid Renewable Energy in Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija
Under a scheme of community-based renewable energy, a 10-MW solar farm will co-locate with 5.0 MW Biomass project with organized people's participation...
Ruth Briones
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.3: Bioenergy and Waste-to-Energy Implementation of Waste to Energy as a Sustainable Urban Energy Solution in Sri Lanka
The national perspective of waste to energy (WtE) option as a sustainable urban energy solution in Sri Lanka is explored. Recently, the government...
Thusitha Sugathapala
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.4: Renewable Heating, Cooling, and Storage Global Energy Transformation - The Crucial Role of Renewable Heating, Cooling, and Storage
The global energy transformation requires a holistic energy system transition not just for electricity supply, but also a deep and fundamental...
Nicholas Wagner
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.4: Renewable Heating, Cooling, and Storage Power Without Combustion: Proposal for Clean Marine Energy and other Diesel Prime Movers
The problem of disruptive technologies is that they are - disruptive, making existing technologies obsolete. This, in turn, triggers resistance...
Hans-Henning Judek
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.4: Renewable Heating, Cooling, and Storage Second-Life Opportunities for Retired EV Li-Ion Batteries
Electrification of industrial non-road mobile equipment and passenger electric vehicles, categorically referred to as EVs in this study, are...
Chih-Ting Lo
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.4: Renewable Heating, Cooling, and Storage Renewstable® : Clean, Firm and Stable Power
HDF Energy is an Independent Power Producer dedicated to Clean Firm Power generation called Renewstable® power plants. This presentation discussed...
Mathieu Gèze
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.4: Renewable Heating, Cooling, and Storage De-risking Geothermal Production Well Drilling through Cutting-Edge Science
The high risk and cost associated with exploration and production well drilling is a well-known barrier to exploitation of geothermal energy...
Peter Leary
20 Jun 2019 Session 5.4: Renewable Heating, Cooling, and Storage MWS - The Biggest Advance in Wind Power Ever
The Madson Wind System (MWS) & MWS Air-Steel Battery are the biggest improvement in Wind Power ever. MWS harvests Wind Energy as Compressed...
Charles Madson
20 Jun 2019 ACEF Lunch Talk Scaling up Clean Energy in Southeast Asia: From Concept to Reality
20 Jun 2019 ACEF Special Event Knowledge Dim Sum with Entrepreneurs
20 Jun 2019 Closing Plenary: Leveraging Disruption for Sustainable Impact Youth for Asia Keynote Presentation
20 Jun 2019 Closing Plenary: Leveraging Disruption for Sustainable Impact Innovating for a Carbon Smart Future
In this scene-setting presentation, Jennifer Holmgren emphasized the need to re-think the carbon economy, as well as the need to put carbon ...
Jennifer Holmgren
20 Jun 2019 Closing Plenary: Leveraging Disruption for Sustainable Impact Electric Vehicles as Disruption for Sustainable Impact
The need to find more sustainable options to power demand for personal mobility is greater than ever, and the automotive industry is currently...
Atsushi Najima
20 Jun 2019 Closing Plenary: Leveraging Disruption for Sustainable Impact Closing Remarks Bambang Susantono (ADB)

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