TODAY: Launch of new Energy Scenarios for Latin America to 2060

MEDIA ADVISORY

Launch of new Energy Scenarios for Latin America to 2060
31 May 2017 – 2:30PM PERU TIME/ 7:30PM GMT
College of Engineers of Peru
Av. Arequipa Nº 4947 Miraflores, Lima, Peru

LEA EN ESPANOL! ANUNCIO DE PRENSA_ Escenarios Energeticos LAC_ WEC 31 May

The World Energy Council, will be bringing Arturo Leonardo Vásquez, Deputy Minister of Energy, Peru, and Gerald Davis, Chair World Energy Scenarios, together with global energy leaders to launch a new energy scenarios to 2060 report for Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be streamed live online.

The World Energy Council has identified that the Latin American and the Caribbean region needs to focus on large-scale investment and regional integration to mitigate risks and unlock its greater economic potential to achieve a sustainable growth of 2.7% to 2060.

3 Scenarios Samba, Tango and Rock

In the report entitled ‘Latin American & the Caribbean Energy Scenarios to 2060’, three scenarios “Samba”, “Tango” and “Rock” present three distinct trajectories for the energy sector to 2060. This new set of exploratory scenarios was developed in partnership with CAF- banco de desarrollo de América Latina, Eletrobras and Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética (UPME) to be launched on 31 May in Lima, Peru.

 

Programme

14.30-15.00 Opening remarks
Guillermo Castillo, Chair, World Energy Council Peru, Peru
Claudia Cronenbold, Vice Chair LAC, World Energy Council, Bolivia

 

15.00-15.45 Launch Latin America and the Caribbean Energy Scenarios to 2060
Gerald Davis, Chair World Energy Scenarios, World Energy Council, UK

 

15.45-16.00 Conclusions and questions
Mauricio Garrón, Director, Analysis and Strategy in Energy, CAF, Venezuela

 

16.00-16.30 Closing remarks
Arturo Leonardo Vásquez, Deputy Minister of Energy, Peru

 

 

 

The event is open to media to attend in person or to watch live streaming on 31 May at 2:30PM PERU TIME/ 7:30PM GMT

To attend in person, contact Cristina Morales, Regional Manager, Latin America & The Caribbean, World Energy Council  or register via  http://www.cip.org.pe/index.php/eventos/cursos-seminario-y-capacitaciones/item/1015-escenarios-energeticos-para-latinoamerica-y-el-caribe-al-2060.html

To watch use http://streaming.bnamericas.com/

The following spokespeople will be available for interviews:

  • Ged Davis, Executive Chair, World Energy Scenarios, World Energy Council
  • Claudia Cronenbold, Vice Chair, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Energy Council
  • José Antonio Vargas Lleras, Chair of the Communications and Strategy Committee, World Energy Council
  • Mauricio Garrón, Director of Energy and Analysis, CAF, Venezuela

To organise an interview, contact Lucy Chakaodza, Media manager, World Energy Council.    Tel: (+44) 203 214 0616