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This publication provides all the presentations, speeches, discussions and papers from the GMS 2020 International Conference: Balancing Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability. The event, which was held in Bangkok 20-21 February 2012, focused on the Food-Water-Energy nexus and was attended by more than 230 delegates from the subregion and beyond.
As the full proceedings file is large (11mb), as an alternative you can download by session.
Published: September 2012
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Date: 24 July 2015
This ADB report was produced under the technical assistance project Promoting Renewable Energy, CleanFuels, and Energy Efficiency in the Greater Mekong Subregion (TA 7679). It focused on renewable energydevelopments and potential in five countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS): Cambodia, theLao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. It assessed the potential of solar,wind, biomass, and biogas as sources of renewable energy. Technical considerations include the degree andintensity of solar irradiation, average wind speeds, backup capacity of grid systems, availability and quality ofagricultural land for biofuel crops, and animal manure concentrations for biogas digester systems. Most GMSgovernments have established plans for reaching these targets and have implemented policy, regulatory, andprogram measures to boost solar, wind, biomass, and biogas forms of renewable energy. Incentives for privatesector investment in renewable energy are increasingly emphasized.more details