Energy Trends in Developing Asia: Priorities for a Low-Carbon Future

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Source:
United States Agency for International Development
Authors:
Peter du Pont
Nelly Sangrijiveth
Vanessa Hodgkinson
Date:
1 September 2011

This report provides a thorough review of energy trends in developing Asia in order to understand: (1) the drivers of energy demand; (2) the impacts of increased energy demand on energy security and greenhouse gas emissions; and (3) the prospects for the scale-up of clean energy in developing Asia economies. The report also prioritizes and ranks energy efficiency sub-sectors and renewable energy resources in terms of their potential to deliver reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in Asia.