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Asia Clean Energy Forum

Access to clean, reliable and affordable energy – Reporting back from the 2013 Asia Clean Energy Forum Posted: 05 Jul 2013 04:46 AM PDT The 8th edition of the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF), organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), gathered some 600 participants from governments, financial institutions, project developers, service & technology providers, civil society, academia, and international organizations. The ACEF’s focus areas this year were clean energy policy, finance, technology, and energy access.
During the ACEF, the ADB and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) co-hosted a half-day forum on “Promoting private sector engagement in energy access”. This collaboration is part of the WBCSD’s engagement in the Energy for All (E4All) Partnership, which was formed by the ADB in 2009 to build platforms for cooperation, exchange, innovation, and project development for solutions to widespread…