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2022 - TOWARD SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONNECTIVITY IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

22 September 2022

Summary

REGIONAL TRENDS REPORT 2022 TOWARD SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONNECTIVITY IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC STATUS, TRENDS, AND OPPORTUNITIES The shaded areas of the map indicate ESCAP members and associate members.* The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) serves as the United Nations’ regional hub, promoting cooperation among countries to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. [...] TOWARD SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONNECTIVITY IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC STATUS, TRENDS, AND OPPORTUNITIES Foreword Energy sits at the heart of economic growth and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific, enabling rapid development and improving the welfare of billions of people across the region. [...] Hongpeng Liu Director Energy Division, ESCAP ii Acknowledgements Energy sits at the heart of economic growth and sustainable development in This report was developed by the Energy Division of ESCAP under the overall Asia and the Pacific, enabling rapid development and improving the welfare direction and guidance of Hongpeng Liu, Director of the Energy Division, of billions of people across the reg. [...] Alongside a more equitable distribution of the benefits of sustainability, the security of affordable and growth, the improvement of people’s well-being reliable energy supply remains at the top of and the achievement of the SDGs. [...] Asia and the Pacific: A brief outlook and the role of cross-border power connectivity The potential role of regional and subregional Historically, economic growth and growth electricity connectivity in supporting economic in electr ic ity demand have been t ightly growth while achieving the 2030 SDGs is linked, although in developed economies particularly potent in Asia and the Pacific.

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