AREC develops energy strategy for 2035

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AMMAN — The Arab Renewable Energy Commission (AREC) has drawn up a practical energy strategy for 2035 the commission’s Secretary-General Mohammed Al-Taani said on Monday, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Arab governments are “serious” about contributing to the energy transition, sustainable development, and emission reduction, to reach the global target of net zero carbon emissions in the world by 2050, Taani said. Arab investments in renewable energy are expected to reach $1 trillion by 2040, he added.

Sustainable energy investments in the Arab world is necessary for sustainable food, water, energy, and environmental security to achieve self-sufficiency, he stressed.

The infrastructure and electrical connections between countries are the biggest challenges facing the energy transition and sustainable development in the Arab world, he indicated, emphasizing the significance of achieving Arab economic integration to serve Arab societies and governments.

Talking about the 7th International Investment Forum for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, which will be hosted by Amman at the end of this month with Arab and international participation, he noted that the event will tackle many vital topics in various fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, smart cities, smart grids, green hydrogen and sustainability, as well as innovative agricultural patterns, energy management and automobiles.

The three-day event will bring together representatives from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Palestine, Syria, Mauritania, Morocco, America, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Romania, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Yemen, the UK, and Chad.

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