Covid-19 and the future of energy in the Asia-Pacific: building back better

This report seeks to provide useful insights for energy policymakers, to enrich discussions and pave a way forward for the post-COVID-19 energy transition. It presents analysis based on an extensive literature, expert opinions, and energy modeling to examine gaps and further efforts to accelerate the pace of change, and drive the way for equitable, inclusive, and resilient economies the Asia and the Pacific. It models three countries in detail – Pakistan, Fiji and Lao PDR – to evaluate the potential energy sector response under a range of scenarios during and after recovery from the pandemic and provide an indication of implications across the region.

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