Evidence-Based Policies for Sustainable Use of Energy in Asia and the Pacific

Representatives from member States
Representatives from member States shared experiences on the project as panelists at the International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

The project aims to increase capacity to assess energy development trends and future scenarios using data, policy and analytical tools, and apply knowledge gained from informational tools and project activities to evidence-based policymaking efforts and aligning national strategies with the 2030 Agenda. 

Fiji

Develop a study on electric vehicle market and its impact on the energy sector in Fiji; and under a second component, develop an energy knowledge management system and harmonize it with the Asia Pacific Energy Portal.

Kazakhstan

Study the benefits of increasing the share of renewable heat in the energy mix of Kazakhstan and its impact. The main output will be policy recommendations with a view to support Kazakhstan’s Green Economy Concept commitments and the vision set out in the SE4all National Action Plan.

Pakistan

Build capacities in energy modelling techniques with particular emphasis on life cycle analysis of power generation technologies through a series of trainings. Stakeholders will be able to integrate more quantifiable evidence in the country’s energy sector outlook, policy and planning.

Thailand

Review Thailand’s renewable energy policy with an integrated total systems approach. In addition, develop a policy strategy for training for different stakeholders at the Training Center of the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency of the Ministry of Energy.

Tonga

Develop a standardized framework for gathering energy information, including data collection, organization, as well as identification of a methodology for analysis with a view to harmonize it with other information and other entities.