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Asian Development Bank, energy. David Hayes. Petroleum Review March 2007, P. 44-45

Multilateral development bank assistance to the energy sector in developing countries has changed significantly over the past two decades, reflecting new trends in global energy demand supply and management. While building large power stations formed a major element of development banks' energy support programmes in the 1980s and early 1990, today's assistance has broadened to include support for greater use of natural gas, improved utility management and a recent emphasis on renewable energy to ensure sustainable development in the future, writes David Hayes.

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