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United States Contributes to Advancing Vietnam’s Energy Sector

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) marked the completion of the five-year USAID Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program (V-LEEP) today. Through V-LEEP, MOIT and USAID worked together to enhance Vietnam’s capacity in developing long-term energy strategies, mobilize private investments for renewable energy, and improve compliance of industrial energy efficiency.

14 Sep 2022 | US Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam
Energy Transition Clean Technology Carbon & Renewable Energy
AGEP Newsletter – January 2022

The New Year is a time for looking back and for looking forward. The ASEAN-German Energy Programme (AGEP) Phase II also has a resolution we intend to keep: we promise to continue to collect stories related to ASEAN-German energy cooperation and to keep you, our dear readers, informed about energy transition movements in the region.

22 Aug 2022 | ASEAN Centre for Energy
Renewables Carbon & Renewable Energy Climate Change Energy Environment Policies and Practice
Article: WWF-Philippines’ FInRE-BXU Program a Good Example of Local Government Participation in Energy Planning

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, together with the LGU of Butuan participated in a virtual forum on Republic Act 11285, or Energy Efficiency and Conservation Law for Mindanao LGUs. The forum was hosted by the Department of Energy (DOE), the European Union-supported Access to Sustainable Energy Programme (EU-ASEP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the ASEP Clean Energy Living Laboratories (ASEP-CELLS). 

The forum is the latest milestone in WWF-Philippines’ Financing and Integrating Renewable Energy in Butuan City (FiNRE-BXU) project. The project is a bottom-up, top-down planning process that looks to address Butuan’s energy gaps. To do this, WWF-Philippines has been training local stakeholders, integrating indigenous resources, and engaging financing institutions and energy developers to pursue clean, sustainable energy projects.


18 Aug 2022 | World Wide Fund Philippines
Renewables Carbon & Renewable Energy
Prosperity Fund ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Program

The following pages contain summary feedback from the 124 participants from a range of private, public and NGO sectors who attended the G&I webcast event and Q&A. It provides a valuable snapshot of the positive response to integrating a gender lens with climate investing and the wide range of gender frameworks and tools available to do so.

Conversely, it highlights that the majority of participants said they require tailored advice on tool selection and application and accompanying data to build their specific business case for integrating gender targets in their work

17 Aug 2022 | Asia Pacific Adapt
Carbon & Renewable Energy