Korea congress to discuss global energy issues
Dubai, September 19, 2013
Uncertainty over the future of the coal industry, rising global energy demands and climate change measures will be high on the agenda at the 22nd World Energy Congress, taking place this October in South Korea.
Delegates attending the most prestigious energy event of the year will hear from the world’s leading utility and power company CEOs, said a statement.
Also contributing to the debate will be government ministers from critical power markets such as Russia, South Africa, Spain, India, Korea, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Colombia, it said.
They will provide vital insights into market dynamics and emerging market designs. The congress will examine issues across the power spectrum ranging from the state of nuclear energy after Fukushima to energy security, power transmission and innovation.
Power and utility issues that will be discussed include World coal outlook: innovations for tomorrow’s energy; the untapped hydro potential; innovative market designs; creating utilities 2.0: new business models for smart energy; is the nuclear renaissance over?; transition a country in a decade: triggers and lessons; financing tomorrow’s energy; effective international governance on nuclear; and Far Eastern super-grid. - TradeArabia News Service
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