In line with the rapid economy growth, the energy demand in the region is expected to triple by 2050. However, growing energy demand without a commensurate increase in energy supply poses a risk to the region’s energy security. According to the 7th ASEAN Energy Outlook (AEO7), a flagship publication by ACE, it is projected that even under the Least-Cost Optimisation (LCO) Scenario, the minimum investment amount for energy transition requires USD 651 billion. The LCO scenario has an approach as a technology-neutral optimisation scenario that applies in the power sector and reflects all potentially viable technologies in emerging economies like ASEAN. Referring to such an enormous amount, it is important to enhance cooperation among energy stakeholders particularly the private sector in the achievement of such an ambitious energy transition target.
Therefore, this year, ACE is delighted to organise AEBF 2023, an annual conference and exhibition held in conjunction with the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) and its Associated Meetings. It is hosted by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR), Indonesia, as 2023 ASEAN’s Chair with the theme of “Accelerating Energy Connectivity to Achieve Sustainable Growth of ASEAN”. Through AEBF 2023, we expect all the energy stakeholders could gather, share the latest technology, experience and innovate to enhance the energy connectivity and cooperation in the region.
This keynote session will be filled with 3 topics such as:
1. Accelerating Energy Connectivity to Achieve Sustainable Growth of ASEAN by Mr. Dadan Kusdiana, Secretary General of The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource
2. Sustainable Energy Harmony: Unveiling the Potential of Smart PV and Battery Energy Storage for a Greener Tomorrow by Mr. Jingkang Gui, Managing Director of Smart PV Solutions, Huawei Digital Power APAC
3. Research and Technology Towards Net Zero in Indonesia by Prof. Dr. Ir. Amarulla Octavian, S.T., M.Sc., DESD., ASEAN Eng