COVID-19 and energy sector development in Asia and the Pacific
This guidance note examines the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the energy sector in Asia and the Pacific and outlines key actions that stakeholders can take during the response and the recovery phases. While COVID-19 has resulted in severe global health and economic crises, it also presents an opportunity for a green, sustainable, and resilient recovery enabled by sustainable energy. The guidance note looks into how the energy sector is responding across the region and what more can be done. It also highlights how ADB’s support to the energy sector is helping its developing member countries recover from the pandemic and achieve sustainable development.