Yongping Zhai
Former Chief of Energy Sector Group, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank

Yongping Zhai worked on energy development in Asia and Africa for 30 years. He was in charge of overall energy policy coordination and technical support to ADB energy sector operations. He was also in charge of developing energy sector knowledge work for ADB and interacted with worldwide energy sector partners.


Here’s a guide to the applications, technologies, business models, and regulations that should be considered in deploying a microgrid system.


This report provides a framework for implementing commercially viable distributed electrification solutions and shares lessons from a pilot in the Philippines.