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Background

Asia and the Pacific is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change risks and is also by far the largest CO2 emitter in the world, accounting for more than half of the global emissions. To decarbonize the country’s economy and improve its energy security, the government of Korea attaches its high priority to substantially increasing the share of renewable energy sources by setting a goal of producing 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. Likewise, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is committed to increasing the share of renewable energy sources in its total primary energy supply to 23 percent by 2025, up from 9.4 percent in 2014.

Meanwhile, the concept of sector coupling is being applied across the world with its particular focus on increased use of renewable electricity in all energy consuming sectors including industry, agriculture, transportation, and residential heating and cooling through integration of energy supply and consumption with the aim of increasing the share of renewable energy in these sectors.

In collaboration with ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE), KEA intends to organize this deep dive work (DDW) on renewable energy-based sector coupling during the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2022.

Objectives

The objective of this deep dive workshop is to provide a venue to (i) enhance the understanding of sector coupling to achieve the climate targets under the Paris Agreement by increasing the share of renewable energy in various energy consuming sectors, (ii) showcase innovative business models of sector coupling in Korea and ASEAN member countries, and (iii) identify opportunities for future collaboration for low-carbon and resilient energy future in Asia and the Pacific.

AGENDA

Time (Manila) Activities
10:30 - 10:35 a.m. Opening Remarks

  • Mr. Young Man Woo, Director General, Korea Energy Agency
10:35 - 10:55 a.m. Introducing Sector Coupling trend in Korea

  • Dr. Tae Eui Lee, Research Fellow, Korea Energy Economics Institute
10:55 - 11:15 a.m. Introducing Power to Mobility(P2M) system

  • Ms. Juhee Lee, Manager, Verywords
11:15 - 11:35 a.m. Mongolia’s Current and Planned Renewable Energy Project including Sector Coupling

  • Mr. Enkhsaikhan Tumen-Ulzii, Operation Manager, CleanEnergyLLC
11:35 - 11:55 a.m. Innovations for smart electrification of end-use sectors

  • Arina Anisie, nalyst, IRENA Innovation and Technology Centre
11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Discussion and Wrap-up

About the Organizers

Korea Energy Agency

KEA is a public institution established in 1980 under the Ministry Trade, Industry and Energy of the government of Korea to promote energy efficiency and conservation for rational use of energy as well as the deployment of renewable energy and other high-level technologies to help reduce global greenhouse emissions and contribute to international efforts to mitigate climate change risks.

ASEAN Center for Energy

Point of Contact

Jaehong Kim
Korea Energy Agency
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