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World Energy Focus 2017

The World Energy Focus is the official annual publication of the World Energy Council. The 2017 edition features interviews and articles from CEOs, energy ministers and leaders from across the world about the Energy Transition and how is innovation driving change. Get a fresh and insightful perspective from these international leaders into those Policy, Digital, Decarbonisation and Business models innovations that are driving the change and leading towards a sustainable energy future.

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Some of the highlights in this 2017 issue:

  • Younghoon David Kim, Chair of World Energy Council
  • Jorge Sanches, Portugal Secretary of State of Energy

  • Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia
  • Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • Dr Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the UAE
  • Leonardo Beltrán Rodríguez, Mexico’s Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition
  • Andreas Kuhlmann, Chief Executive of Deutsche Energie-Agentur (DENA)
  • Badr Ikken and Zakaria Naimi of the Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies of Morocco (IRESEN)

  • John Doyle, Chief Executive of Marsh
  • Antonio Pietri, Chief Executive of Aspentech
  • Josu Jon Imaz, Chief Executive of Repsol
  • Ewald Hesse, Chief Executive of Grid Singularity

  • Christina Bu, Secretary General of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association
  • Ditlev Engel, Chief Executive of DNV GL Energy
  • Strive Masiyiwa, Chairman and Founder of Econet

  • Leonhard Birnbaum, European Chair of the World Energy Council
  • Philip Lowe, Executive Chair of the World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma

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