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Energy poverty is one of the most pressing issues of this century. It’s a problem of technology, of infrastructure, of economics, of culture, and of politics – and it impacts over a billion people in the Asia-Pacific region alone.
Solving this problem requires solutions from the top-down and the bottom-up – everything from global finance to village-level technologies. The Partnership was formed specifically to build platforms for cooperation, exchange, innovation, and project development in this area. We’re bringing together key stakeholders from business, finance, government, and NGOs for a singular purpose: to drive action.
We aim to provide energy access to
100 million people in Asia and
the Pacific Region by 2015.
Jeju, South Korea
Energy poverty is one of the most pressing issues of this century. It’s a problem of technology, of infrastructure, of economics, of culture, and of politics - and it impacts over a billion people in the Asia-Pacific region alone.
In archipelagoes like Indonesia, Maldives, the Philippines or the Pacific Island countries, the hotel industry has expanded its business in areas with limited or no electricity supply. Due to the lack of electricity, many of the hotels and resorts generate their own power to meet their needs using diesel generators. This is not only expensive but also a growing source for Greenhouse Gas emissions. Switching to renewable energy using local resurces is a cost-effective solution that can provide electricty to nearby communities and thus can be an important tool for developing the energy infrastructure in remote islands.
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In Bangladesh, SNV has been working in partnership with the Global Alliance for Clean Cook stoves (GACC) in order to facilitate the growth and widespread adoption of Improved Cook Stoves in the country. Over the past year in Bangladesh, SNV Bangladesh has led a strategic planning process that has resulted in the launch of the […]
The GSEP Ifugao-Ambangal Mini-Hydro Project in the Philippines has been selected by the UNESCO in their first world catalogue of good practices in energy sustainability. UNESCO highlighted that “Thanks to the efforts deployed by UNESCO and initiatives like the GSEP’s Ifugao-Ambangal Mini-hydro project, the Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordilleras were removed from the list […]
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) through the Energy for All Initiative (E4ALL) organized a consultation workshop on Punjab’s Energy Access Assessment in Lahore, Pakistan on 24 November 2014, in collaboration with the Energy Department of the Government of Punjab. Participants from Punjab and other provinces, representing government agencies, private companies, commercial financial institutions, and non-government […]
The Energy for All Partnership is facilitated by ETC Foundation in close collaboration with ADB