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The Asia Pacific Urban Energy Association (APUEA) was officially launched in June 2017 at the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Manila, Philippines.

APUEA is a platform to collect and disseminate knowledge, best practices, and tools related to the development of sustainable urban energy systems, and thereby support the development of livable cities in the Asia Pacific region.

APUEA serves a broad range of members including but not limited to utilities, manufacturers, investors, engineering companies, donor agencies and sector associations that are active in the urban energy sector.

Member Benefits

The members will benefit from the Association in numerous ways. The Association will provide up-to-date intelligence on market, technical and financial aspects of urban energy, and will help the members build networks with relevant stakeholders. APUEA membership benefits are summarized below.



  Regional Urban Energy Systems Database

A comprehensive and up-to-date database of information relevant to urban energy systems in Asia Pacific ("APAC") countries, including policies, regulations, responsible agencies, key contacts, implemented projects, and upcoming development activities.

  Online Portal (

The portal provides links to current news, case studies, publications and reports, statistics, policies, regulatory frameworks and standards, a member directory, a calendar of events, and other relevant information.


Periodic newsletters highlight trends and new developments in sustainable urban energy systems. 

  APUEA Quarterly Magazine

The magazine includes articles on relevant technologies, case studies, new products and technologies, and information on APUEA’s activities, including membership updates and information on upcoming projects. Commercial advertising space is available.

  Annual Publication – “Asia Pacific Urban Energy Outlook”

Includes a summary of the past year from an urban energy system perspective, including trends, policies, project highlights, events and relevant statistics (e.g., energy demand, fuel-mix) and perspectives on the future of sustainable urban energy systems in the region.

  Annual Meeting and Trade Exhibition

The AGM is open to all members and is hosted by different member countries on a rotating basis. The annual event provides an opportunity for business discussions and networking, and features a trade exhibition of private sector products and services.  The event typically lasts 3-5 days.

  Direct Assistance

Respond to direct requests for assistance from members for information on urban energy and contacts

Member Categories

Members can choose among several membership categories, depending on their sector and level of engagement in APUEA. APUEA Membership categories are:

APUEA membership

Premium membership includes an active role in the governance of the association through the APUEA Executive Committee and during the APUEA Annual General Meeting. Premium membership also includes special recognition in APUEA publications and marketing channels, and free participation at APUEA events.    

Corporate membership includes influence on the association’s activities during the APUEA Annual General Meeting, recognition in APUEA publications and marketing channels, and discounted participation at APUEA events.  

AFFILIATE MEMBER (Invitation only) 
Individual or agency invited by the Association to participate as an individual member; and entities such as regional NGOs, development agencies, and utility organisations. An Affliate Member benefits from the Association but does not take an active role in the Association in terms of its governance and operation.

Membership Fee

The annual membership fees depends on the membership category and organization size:

Member Category


≤ 1,000

1,000 - 10,000

≥ 10,000

Premium Member

USD 10,000

USD 10,000

USD 10,000

Corporate Member

USD 3,500

USD 5,000

USD 6,500

Affiliated Member


To subscribe, you can pay by bank transfer by filling out the APUEA Membership Registration Form [pdf 1.27 mb] and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or you can subscribe and pay online by using credit card or PayPal, please fill out the online form by clicking the button "Subscribe Today" below.

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