Global energy interconnection and energy transition

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Climate change is a major challenge confronting all countries worldwide. To tackle this issue, transitioning towards a low-carbon energy system and promoting carbon neutrality emerge as pivotal measures. Achieving global carbon neutrality is an intricate and demanding endeavor, requiring comprehensive and systematic actions together with international collaboration.

This session will discuss and explore mechanisms, solutions, and benefits associated with fostering an inclusive, equitable, and resilient global energy transition through global energy interconnection, and also focus on the critical role of partnership development regarding sharing scientific data, methods, and fostering collaboration within the context of global energy interconnection. 


Programme

Keynote Speeches 
Moderator – Dr. Hongyu Lin, Director General of Cooperation Bureau of GEIDCO

  • Mr. Xuan Wu, Secretary General of GEIDCO
  • Dr. Baogui Bi, Deputy Director General of China Meteorological Administration 
  • Prof. Jiahua Pan, Member of the Independent Group of Scientists (IGS) of the UN 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report, Academician member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Mr. Jaideep S. Sandhu, CEET Speaker and Chief Technology Officer, Renewables Global Business Unit, ENGIE SA


Panel Discussion
Moderator – Ms. Roberta Boscolo, Climate and Energy Lead, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

  • Mr. Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric
  • Mr. Eddie Rich, Chief Executive of International Hydropower Association (IHA)
  • Dr. Jinyu Xiao, Vice President of Economic and Technique Research Institute of GEIDCO
  • Dr. Roland Roesch, Director of Innovation and Technology Center at International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Dr. Chris Gentle, Senior Advisor for New Business Ventures of World Energy Council
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Hongyu Lin, Director General, Cooperation Bureau of GEIDCO
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Xuan Wu, Secretary General, GEIDCO; Vice President, China Electricity Council (CEC)
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Baogui Bi, Deputy Director General of China Meteorological Administration (CMA)
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Jiahua Pan, Member of Independent Group of Scientists (IGS) of the UN 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report
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Jaideep S. Sandhu, Chief Technology Officer, Renewables Global Business Unit, ENGIE SA
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Roberta Boscolo, Climate and Energy Lead, WMO
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Kristian Ruby, Secretary General, Eurelectric
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Eddie Rich, Chief Executive of International Hydropower Association (IHA)
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Jinyu Xiao, Vice President of Economic and Technique Research Institute of GEIDCO
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Roland Roesch, Director, Innovation and Technology Center at International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
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Chris Gentle, Senior Advisor, New Business Ventures of the World Energy Council
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