Conference & Forum

8th Asia-Pacific Energy Sustainable Development Forum

9:00 am - 17:10 pm Beijing Time, 23 Sep 2022 Online

With the theme of “Green and Stable Energy Transition toward Carbon Neutrality”, the 8th Asia-Pacific Energy Sustainable Development Forum will be held in Tianjin on 21 to 23 September in a hybrid format. This sub-forum below on “Enable Energy Transition and Facilitate Carbon Neutrality” will be held on 23 September. 

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Online Meeting ID: 947 1261 2395

Password: 669900


09:00 – 09:10Opening Remarks
Munlika Sompranon, Vice Chair of Expert Group on New and Renewable Energy Technologies (EGNRET), APEC Energy Working Group (EWG), APEC
Session I. Enable Energy Transition and Support Renewable Energy Development
09:10 – 09:20Supporting energy transition in APEC economies
MA Jinlong, Vice President, APSEC
09:20 – 09:40Energy transition in East Asia from ADB’s perspectives
Atsumasa Sakai, Senior Energy Specialist, Asia Development Bank
09:40 – 10:00Assessment of energy system and energy transition
Shabbir Gheewala, Director, Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment The Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment, King Mongkut’s University of Technology, Thailand
10:00 – 10:20Rural smart energy technology for carbon neutrality
ZHANG Xiaofeng, President, Global Green Development Alliance, the US
10:20 – 10:40High density city energy transition toward the carbon neutrality
WANG Shengwei, Director, Research Institute for Smart Energy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
10:40 – 11:00Energy transition and electrification in PNG
Chris Lohberger, President, Solar Energy Association of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
11:20 – 12:10Panel Discussion
Chair: MA Jinlong, Vice President, APSEC
Session II. Achieving Emission Peaking and Carbon Neutrality
Chair: SUN Yong, Researcher, APSEC
GE Beiqing, Associate Researcher, APSEC
14:00 – 14:20Global trend of energy transition and sustainable development
LIU Xiaowei, Director, Asia Project, World Energy Council
14:20 – 14:40Toward low carbon goals in Australia
SHI Xunpeng, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
14:40 – 15:00Deployment of energy storage technologies
Matthew Rowe, Director, Power Grids, Asia Pacific DNV, Singapore
15:00 – 15:20Energy transition and renewable energy development in Malaysia
Adarsh Kumar Pandey, Director, Research Centre for Nano Materials and Energy Technology , Sunway University, Malaysia
15:20 – 15:40Renewable energy development and grid integration in Viet Nam
Loc Nguyen, CEO, BBCO Energy, Viet Nam
15:40 – 16:00Clean district energy system and applications
Mikael Jakobsson, Executive Director, Asia Pacific Urban Energy Association, Sweden
16:00 – 16:20Innovative approach to scaling up renewable energy development in APEC region
SUN Yong, Researcher, APSEC
16:20 – 17:10Panel Discussion
Chair: MA Jinlong, Vice President, APSEC

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