Achieving Energy Security in Asia: Role of Renewable Energy

12 Mar - 13 Mar 2018; Baku, Azerbaijan

The intensive workshop, comprising of interactive lectures and group discussions, aimed to examine the role of renewable energy in promoting energy security in Central Asia.

It also aimed to improve understanding of various policies, regulatory, technical, and financial aspects of renewable energy deployment, including key challenges and opportunities for increasing uptake of renewable energy in the region.

The workshop was expected to generate the following outputs:

  • Better knowledge and enhanced capacity of Central Asian countries in renewable energy and implications on energy security in CAREC member countries.
  • Enhanced dialogue among government officials and experts on the trends and challenges of renewable energy as well as policy options and solutions to address financing gaps for Central Asia.
  • Presentation materials and country papers which will be uploaded on the websites of partner institutions
  • Policy briefs as substantive outcome for consideration of member countries. These policy briefs will be structured on the basis of cross learning; country examples with better policy and regulatory environments for renewable energy will be showcased for adaptation and tailoring.

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