The International Renewable Energy Agency
Republic of Philippines
The Centre and the International Renewable Energy Agency, in partnership with the Technology Application and Promotion Institute and the Department of Science and Technology -Region XI of the Philippines organized a regional training programme on renewable energy resource assessment and mapping, from 28 to 30 September 2015 in Davao City, Philippines. Solar and wind energy experts and government officials involved in energy planning from seven ASEAN countries, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, participated in this programme. The objective of the programme was to provide a platform for strengthening existing capacities of member countries for identifying and assessing potential solar and wind energy resources and to initiate efforts to fully realize the social, economic and environmental benefits of these resources in countries in South-East Asia.