Energy access and sustainable energy poverty alleviation for the Asia region is one of the major issues WEC has been addressing. As a regional initiative, WEC is engaged in the village inventory pilot project, by profiling un-electrified villages so that energy access projects for those villages would be promoted in a more effective manner. The region is also engaged in developing studies about efficient and clean use of coal. It assess on how to improve the combustion efficiency of the existing coal fired power plants while reducing carbon dioxide emission. WEC works closely with Asian Development Bank as part of our regional outreach.
Asia will host the 22nd World Energy Congress in Daegu, South Korea.