Actively promote the construction of Asian Energy Internet
The 2020 Global Energy Internet (Asia) Conference was held in Beijing on the 2nd.This conference was initiated by the Global Energy Internet Development Cooperation Organization (hereinafter referred to as the “Cooperative Organization”),The theme is “Green, Low-Carbon Sustainable Development”.More than 1,000 guests from more than 40 countries and regions participated in the discussion through on-site and online forms.Focus on the development of Asian energy and power and the construction of Asian Energy Internet.
According to Ali Shahbana, Executive Secretary of the UN ESCAP,The energy demand in Asia is huge,The proportion of fossil energy is high,The task of reducing emissions is heavy,There is an urgent need to accelerate the transition of energy, green, and low-carbon energy.”The Asian region is at the forefront of combating climate change.”
Liu Zhenya, Chairman of the Cooperative Organization, pointed out: “The Asian Energy Internet is an important component of the Global Energy Internet.It is the only way to promote the energy transition in Asia.”
At the conference,The cooperative organization released a series of reports on the Energy Internet Research and Outlook in Asia and other regions,Based on the needs of sustainable development, make a systematic plan for the development of the Asian Energy Internet.The report estimates thatBy building the Asian Energy Internet,Clean energy power generation will become the dominant power source in Asia by 2035.By 2050, the cost of electricity per capita in Asia will drop by more than 40%.Cumulative creation is about 1.800 million jobs.
Facing the severe test brought by the new crown pneumonia epidemic to the global economy,International cooperation to promote a green economic recovery is crucial.”The way we beat the epidemic,Will determine our chances of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals,Determines our chances of mitigating climate change.”United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Liu Zhenmin said: “In order to achieve a better and stronger recovery,Countries need to accelerate the development of clean energy,Accelerate the transition to low-carbon infrastructure and green jobs.”
In September this year,China proposed at the 75th UN General Assembly,We strive to reach the peak of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030,Strive to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060,China’s position was highly praised by the guests.Norov, Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, said: “China is recognized as one of the most responsible members of the international community.Has global influence and authority,In the process of alternative and renewable energy development,China is in a leading position in the world.” Turner, Chairman of the Global Energy Transition Committee, also said: “China’s commitment is welcomed by the international community.Demonstrate the responsibility of a great power.”
The Global Energy Internet Initiative was proposed by China in September 2015.At present, it has been included in the work framework of implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, promoting the implementation of the Paris Agreement, promoting global environmental governance, and jointly building the “Belt and Road”.It is reported that,In order to promote the participation of all parties in the research, investment and construction of the global energy Internet,The cooperative organization has developed an online platform for global energy Internet development cooperation,It will be officially launched early next year.
”People’s Daily” (November 04, 2020 16 edition)