JET-P Roundtable Discussion Summary
On 6 and 9 February 2023, the Global Renewables Congress and the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Southeast Asia Regional Office organized an Insight Roundtable on Just Energy Transition – Partnerships (JET-Ps). They brought together NGOs and policymakers to facilitate discussions on the potential, challenges, opportunities, and unanswered questions related to energy transition partnerships, to explore what investments and partnerships on just energy transition could or should mean for the Southeast Asian region.
The roundtable was attended by CSOs from Indonesia namely Trend Asia, Institute for Essential Services Reform, CERAH, and World Resources Institute. Representatives from Green Innovation and Development Centre (Vietnam), Center for Energy, Ecology, and Development (Philippines), Energy Lab Cambodia and SAL Forest (Thailand) also contributed to the discussion. Regional organizations such as Australia – Mekong Partnership for Environmental Resources and Energy Systems, OXFAM Water Governance Program, International Rivers, and Right Energy Partnership with Indigenous Peoples also provided their input. Representatives from the office of German MPs including office of Lisa Badum and Katrin Uhlig were also present as well as the Chair of the Global Renewables Congress (GRC), Ho. Bärbel Höhn.
This document summarizes the discussion from the 2 x 2-hr workshops. This includes which capacities should be strengthened to build JET-Ps at the national level, and considers the strategic stakeholders that the civic sector should work together with to build momentum on energy transition.