Ding Yanzhang makes keynote speech at 2023 International Forum on Energy Transition

Updated: September 08,2023


Ding Yanzhang, chairman of POWERCHINA, makes a keynote speech at the 2023 International Forum on Energy Transition.

The 2023 International Forum on Energy Transition kicked off in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, on Sept 6. Ding Yanzhang, chairman of POWERCHINA, attended the forum and made a keynote speech. Wang Xiaojun, deputy general manager of POWERCHINA, also participated in the event.

Ding said in his speech that this year marks the 10th year of the Belt and Road Initiative. Over the past decade, POWERCHINA, a leader in the design and construction of global clean and low-carbon energy projects, remains steadfast in its commitment to contributing its expertise and strength to the development of a clean, low-carbon, safe, and efficient energy system, thereby promoting the green transformation of the energy sector.

He issued a proposal to deepen international energy cooperation and facilitate the global energy transition. He called for collective efforts to improve global energy governance and promote the establishment of global clean energy cooperation, emphasized the need to deepen cooperation in the innovation of energy technology to enhance the accessibility of renewable energy, and advocated for the collaborative development of a favorable industry development ecosystem.

Before the opening ceremony, Wang Xiaojun participated in meetings with ministers and leaders of international organizations, visited exhibitions showcasing China's energy revolution achievements, and attended other activities.

During the forum, POWERCHINA, along with other partners, initiated the establishment of the International Energy Transformation Coalition and released the "Energy Transitions Index Blue Book," which was compiled by the China Renewable Energy Engineering.

The forum was jointly organized by the National Energy Administration, the People's Government of Jiangsu Province, and the International Renewable Energy Agency.

Titled "Jointly promoting energy transition for a shared green future," the forum brought together over 2,000 delegates from 25 countries, eight international organizations, more than 700 energy enterprises, and over 150 energy research institutions and industry associations from around the world.