The Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organised a Regional conference on Energy Resilience through Decentralized Power Plants and Smart Grid Integration on 15 September 2022. The conference was jointly organized with Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR) and Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI), Thailand.
The Regional conference deliberated on enabling policy options and strategies to encourage deployment of decentralized power plants and their integration with smart grid systems and share experiences and good practices for achieving energy resilience through decentralized power plants integrated with smart grids. It identified strategies for cross-border technology cooperation and transfer related to decentralized power plants and smart grids in the Asia-Pacific region, with focus on ASEAN countries
Over 150 participants comprising of policymakers, representatives of international organizations, R&D institutions and private sector representatives involved in electricity regulation, generation and consumption attended the conference.