The Future of Energy-Efficient Cooling

Event: Asia Clean Energy Forum 2019

The Future of Energy-Efficient Cooling

20 June 2019
Author / Speaker: 
Kevin Lane, International Energy Agency
Email the author | Other materials by the author

View Slides

Global temperatures are steadily increasing. Keeping cool is a growing need, and access to cooling is a critical issue in some of the warmest countries on the planet. With airconditioner ownership expected to soar, not only are markets not keeping up with energy efficiency potential, but energy policy is also not keeping up with the ever-changing energy technology. In this presentation, the IEA's Kevin Lane discussed the implications of cooling demand without energy efficiency, its serious implications for electricity grids, and potential solutions that can meet cooling comfort demand sustainably.

Geographical Focus: 
Global
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

Disclaimer

The views expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) or its Board of Governors or the governments they represent. ADB does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility for any consequence of their use. By making any designation of or reference to a particular territory or geographic area, or by using the term “country” in this document, ADB does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.