Aims of this Conference
The conference, titled “Diversity in Urban Energy Transitions in Asia: Trajectories, Governance and Policy Innovations” will be a forum for the participants to discuss the critical roles of cities in sustainable energy transitions in the Asian-Pacific region.
This conference aims:
- To provide a forum for academics, industrial practitioners, governments, NGOs and other stakeholders to share views on the social inputs, governance and policy innovation of sustainable energy transitions from an Asian Pacific perspectives;
- To shed light on the ways the Asian-Pacific countries differ in their sustainable energy transition, such as how city governments and communities can facilitate the uptake of solar energy, and to what extent policy innovations help unlocking the untapped renewable resources in the urban context; and
- To critically understand the differences and the underlying factors which give rise to the different trajectories in energy transitions across Asian-Pacific countries.