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Asia Clean Energy Forum 2013


The annual Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) serves as a key platform for exchanging lessons and experiences related to clean energy. For the past seven years, the Forum has drawn hundreds of participants from across the globe with an interest in addressing climate and energy challenges in the region. This year’s ACEF will focus on the following key thematic areas:

  • Policy and Regulatory Dialogue
  • Accelerating Energy Efficiency
  • Promoting Renewable Energy
  • Catalyzing Clean Energy Finance
  • Maximizing Energy Access
  • Emerging Clean Energy Technologies

Representatives from WRI will participate in a number of sessions:

Day/Time Event WRI Staff
June 26th
11:00am–12:30pm
"Enhancing Energy Security through Regional Cooperation, Trade and Effective Implementation of Renewable Energy" Sarah Martin
(speaker)
June 26th
2:00–3:30pm
"Innovation in National Policies and Regulation." Includes discussion on lessons from the WRI working paper on China's Overseas Investments in the Wind and Solar Industries: Trends and Drivers Ranping Song
(presenter)
June 27th
9:00–10:30am
"Catalyzing Energy Access: Removing Policy and Regulatory Barriers to Social Enterprises." This session relates to the WRI working paper on Implementation Strategies for Renewable Energy Services in Low-Income, Rural Areas. Alex Doukas
(chair)
June 27th
4:00–5:30pm
"Enhancing Readiness for Climate Financing." The presentation will include findings from recent WRI publications on Mobilizing Climate Investment: The Role of International Climate Finance in Creating Readiness for Scaled-Up, Low-Carbon Energy, Public Financing Instruments to Leverage Private Capital for Climate-Relevant Investment, and other publications in WRI’s climate finance series. Aman Srivastava
(speaker)
June 27th
11:00am–12:30pm
Presentation on the new WRI-WWF report Meeting Renewable Energy Targets: Global Lessons from the Road to Implementation in an Open Space session Bharath Jairaj
(presenter)
June 27th
2:00–3:30pm
High-level plenary on climate change financing Manish Bapna
(panelist)
June 28th
4:00-5:30pm
Closing plenary on "Asia Clean Energy Priorities – 2014 and Beyond" Manish Bapna
(moderator)

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