Digitalization is a catalyst and the key to clean energy transition as it enhances and optimizes development, operation and management of clean energy solutions. Digitalization provides the requisite platform for decarbonization of energy systems through data sharing, analysis as well as demand and supply optimization. It increases productivity, efficiency, safety, security, reliability and sustainability of clean energy solutions. Despite its high relevance, digitalization is yet to be fully mainstreamed and operationalized due to prevailing gaps and barriers on information, infrastructure and skills/knowledge.

There are already innovative attempts by multiple actors including GIZ to fill the gaps and to overcome the barriers for digital transformation in clean energy transition. There is a need for dissemination of knowledge, skills and experiences to a wider audience active in the energy transition. In this backdrop, the Energy Working Group of GIZ’s internal sector network TUEWAS is sharing examples of real experiences from the countries in Asia and the Pacific regarding development and application of innovative digital solutions in the field of clean energy.


  • To strengthen the knowledge base of the participants on digital solutions and their applications in clean energy transition
  • To share experiences and learning in developing and implementing innovative digital solutions for promotion of clean energy solutions
  • To get feedback on the issues and challenges faced in development and application of the digital solutions.
  • To strengthen the ties and build network of professional and practitioners in the field of digitalization for clean energy transition.


11:00 - 11:05 a.m.

Opening and Welcome

Senior Energy Specialist, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme, GIZ Nepa

11:05 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Pecha Kucha Presentation

1. Innovative e-learning approach to enhance energy efficiency learning

    Trang Nguyen Hong Ngoc, Project Officer, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (4E) Project, Energy Support Programme, GIZ Vietnam

2. Digital energy management and the use of artificial intelligence

    Dr. Gul Muhammad Khan, Director at Center of Intelligent Systems and Networks Research (CISNR), Professor of University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

3. Accelerating the rollout of rooftop solar PV in Bangladesh through digitalization-based measures 

    Nirod Chandra Mondal, Joint Secretary (Renewable Energy), Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Bangladesh

4. Digitalization of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Promotion in Nepal

    Shubha Laxmi Shrestha, Assistant Director, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Government of Nepal

5. Southeast Asia Information Platform for Energy Transition (SIPET) - a dynamic platform for clean energy transition 

    Sascha Oppowa, Project Director, Clean, Affordable and Secure Energy for Southeast Asia (CASE), GIZ Thailand

12:05 - 12:25 p.m.

Q & A and interaction

12:25 - 12:30 p.m.


Dr. Sanjay Prasad Gorkhali, nergy Working Group Speaker of TUEWAS Network of GIZ and Programme Component Manager, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme, GIZ Nepal