Adenergy’s Arnaud Dauvillier joins ACEF panel “Cross-sectoral innovations for a sustainable future”

Adenergy’s Arnaud Dauvillier joins ACEF panel “Cross-sectoral innovations for a sustainable future”

It’s an urban world we live in. It’s also a world in which cities will continue growing at a rapid rate. That’s why no decision will be as impactful for climate change and sustainability as how to manage energy use in cities, buildings, and even individual behavior.

The numbers speak for themselves, and show Asia’s potential to drive sustainability at the city-level:
•    Cities create 70% of global CO2 emissions, despite only covering 2% of the earth’s surface.
•    Of the world’s 33 megacities (10+ million residents), 17 are located in Asia.
•    By 2030, there number of megacities will swell to 43. From this, 81% (35 cities) will be in Asia.

With these issues in mind, Adenergy CEO Arnaud Dauvillier joined the Asia Clean Energy Forum, an annual, APUEA-organized event bringing together energy experts and leaders from India to China, ASEAN and Japan. 

This year’s panel discussion was entitled “Vision 20/20: Cross-Sectoral Innovations for a Sustainable Future.” Representing Adenergy, Arnaud Dauvillier shared his insights from past and current projects in energy efficiency, renewables and smart-city technology. The wide-ranging discussion explored challenges of sustainable urbanization, public-private sector collaboration and opportunities that have emerged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Among his key messages, Arnaud emphasized the following points: