Coal in the face of the energy revolution – building consensus for the decarbonisation of the power sector

On March 8th, 2017, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, together with China Carbon Forum, co-organised an event titled “Coal in face of the energy revolution – building consensus for the decarbonisation of the power sector”. The event was the 28th event in the China Low Carbon Leadership Network (LCLN) event series, jointly organised by GIZ and CCF since 2010.

The event featured a welcome address by Ms Sandra Retzer, Head of Sustainable Urbanisation, Transportation and Energy at GIZ China, followed by a keynote address from Mr Frank Peter, Deputy Executive Director at Agora Energiewende. Mr Peter then joined a distinguished expert panel to discuss the role of coal during the energy transition for both German and China, including Dr Gao Hu from the Center for Energy Economy and Strategy Development, Energy Research Institute, Ms Lena Hansen, Managing Director at Rocky Mountain Institute, and Mr Lauri Myllyvirta, Energy Analyst at Greenpeace East Asia. The panel was moderated by Mr Robert Earley, Board Member, China Carbon Forum.

For a record of the discussion, download here.

A full record of former Low Carbon Leadership Network Events can be found on the LCLN website.

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