28 September 2015
Dr Xunpeng Shi was invited to attend two workshops in Irkutsk, Russia, organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Dr Shi made two presentations at the first workshop, “Expert Group Meeting on Energy Integration for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific” on 14 September 2015. He also presented at the second workshop, “Power Trade and Grid Connectivity in North-East Asia” on 17 September.
During these sessions, Dr Shi explained ASEAN’s experiences in regional energy connectivity, including the ASEAN Power Grid. In addition, he shared ESI’s research on financing energy access projects, and provided suggestions on advancing energy cooperation and connectivity in the Asia Pacific Region, including Northeast Asia.