CEEW-IGES Webinar

How to Accelerate Asia's Renewable Energy Transition: Policies, Markets and Emerging Issues

05 Apr 2021 | 14:00 – 15:30 hrs JST | 10:30 – 12:00 IST

The discussion will cover critical debates on policies, markets and emerging issues that shape the renewable energy transition in the Asian region which is rapidly becoming an epicentre of global energy consumption. We will draw insights from the latest book 'Renewable Energy Transition in Asia: Policies, Markets and Emerging Issues'. We will focus on domestic policies, geopolitics, technology landscape, and governance structure on renewable energy development across Asian countries.

Event Details

Date
05 Apr 2021 | 14:00 – 15:30 hrs JST | 10:30 – 12:00 IST
Venue

Online

Languages
English
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Presentation Materials

10:30-10:40 Welcome remarks Dr Arunabha Ghosh | Chief Executive Officer, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)  
Mr Yasuo Takahashi | Executive Director, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)  
10:40-10:50 Keynote address Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi | President, IGES  
10:50-11:05 Overview of the book Dr Nandakumar Janardhanan | Research Manager of Climate and Energy and the Regional Coordinator for South Asia operations, IGES  
11:05-11:45 Panel Discussion: The discussion will cover critical debates on policies, markets and emerging issues that shape renewable energy transition in the Asian region, quickly becoming an epicentre of global energy consumption. The focus will be on domestic policies, geopolitics, technology landscape, and governance structure on renewable energy development in different Asian countries.
  Eric Zusman | Research Leader, Sustainability Governance Centre, IGES  
Eri Ikeda | Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)  
Emre Hatipoglu | Research Fellow, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)  
Rana Adib | Executive Director, REN21  
Diptiranjan Mahapatra | Associate Professor, India Institute of Management Sambalpur (IIM Sambalpur)  
Moderator
Vaibhav Chaturvedi | Research Fellow, CEEW  
11:45-11:55 Questions & Answers
11:55-12:00 Closing remarks Hideyuki Mori | Special Policy Advisor, IGES