ENERGY EFFICIENCY TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT THE MALAYSIA PAVILION DURING WEEK 2 OF EXPO 2017

Malaysia Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017

Highlights Include Malaysia’s Energy Efficiency Successful Initiatives,
GaN on GaN Invention and Development of Blue LEDs
20 JUNE 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan – Malaysia will continue advocating Green Growth at EXPO 2017 here, with a focus on Energy Efficiency, as part of the weekly-themed Business Programme held at the Malaysia Pavilion throughout the thirteen weeks of EXPO 2017.
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MALAYSIA IDENTIFIED USD1 BILLION WORTH OF ENERGY PROJECTS DURING WEEK 1 OF EXPO 2017

News from Astana Expo 2017

Business Matching Session Held During Malaysia’s Renewable Energy Week Saw Potential Cooperation Between Malaysian Companies and Kazakh Counterparts
20 JUNE 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan – The business matching session held during the Renewable Energy Week programme organised by Malaysia at EXPO 2017 here, saw potential cooperation in energy projects worth about USD1 billion identified between Malaysian companies and their Kazakh counterparts.

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MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE AND THE EIGHT INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON ENERGY

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Final day of the Eighth International Forum on energy

Today (June 14) is the final day of the Ministerial Conference and the Eighth International Forum on energy “Meeting the challenge of sustainable development”.  [Read more…]

TRACKING PROGRESS IN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: UN Regional Commissions explore…

Tracking Progress in Sustainable Energy: UN Regional Commissions explore regional achievements, challenges and practices to drive the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development          

[Lightmillennium.Org] Building upon the regional profiles within the 2017 Global Tracking Framework (GTF) for Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) report, the five Regional Commissions have developed Regional Reports to offer a more in depth review and analysis of the issues and challenges faced at regional levels in achieving sustainable energy.
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1 POST = 1 WATT PLEDGE: MALAYSIA CHALLENGES THE WORLD  TO PRODUCE MORE SOLAR POWER

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Malaysia Pledges One Watt of Solar Generation for Every Social Media Post on Green Growth

12 JUNE 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan –
The Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia, Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, today announced that Malaysia is pledging to add one watt of solar generation for every 1 social media post that inspires Green Growth and helps to propagate #MyButterflyEffect throughout EXPO2017.

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VARIOUS FORM OF RENEWABLE ENERGY DISCUSSED THESE DAYS IN ASTANA


News from Astana Expo 2017 | Lightmillennium.Org, June 14, 2017.

Today, on the sidelines of the Eighth International Energy Forum, there are meetings, trainings and seminars on topical issues of energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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AGREEMENTS TO FINANCE THE PROJECT OF EXTENSION OF THE “BURNOYE” SOLAR POWER STATION TO 100 MW IN ZHAMBYL REGION SIGNED AT THE MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE

News from Astana, EXPO Congress Center, Kazakhstan, June 11, 2017.

The goal of the project is to provide Kazakhstan with safe, reliable and environmentally friendly electricity through the use of solar energy. The project will expand the existing “Burnoye” solar power plant from 50 MW to 100 MW and increase the generation of “clean” electricity to 146 million kWh per year. To be put into operation in the second quarter of 2018, the “Burnoye” solar power plant will become one of the largest renewable energy sources in the CIS.”

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COOPERATION AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN ITER ORGANIZATION AND NATIONAL NUCLEAR CENTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

News from Astana Expo 2017

The National Nuclear Center of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NNC) and the ITER International Organization for Thermonuclear Energy have entered into the agreement on cooperation in various fields of activity.
The signing ceremony took place in Astana on the sidelines of the Ministerial Conference: Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Energy. The agreement was signed by Erlan Batyrbekov, Director General of the National Nuclear Center, and Bernard Bigot, Director General of the ITER Organization at the Congress Center, EXPO, Astana, Kazakhstan on June 11, 2017.

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INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY STILL LACKING IN 17 COUNTRIES IN SOUTH AND EASTERN EUROPE, THE CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL ASIA

News from ASTANA EXPO 2017

The 17 UNECE countries in South and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia represented only 0.2% or USD 0.4 billion of global renewable energy investment in 2015. despite comprising over 300 million inhabitants and representing 4.9% of the world’s GDP Attracting investment represents a major challenge in these countries, even with numerous advanced support schemes and policies for renewable energy present. 

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THE WINNERS OF THE ART PROJECT “YOUTH – FUTURE ENERGY” WAS ANNOUNCED IN ASTANA

News from Astana International Expo 2017 | Lightmillennium.Org

 The opening of an exhibition and an awarding ceremony of the art competition “Youth – Future Energy” was held at the EXPO Congress center on 11 June in Astana.

The project was initiated by the “KAZENERGY” Association in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Kazakhstan and Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO Clubs, and with the support from the Children’s Music School №1, Astana – UNESCO Club in the framework of the International exhibition “EXPO-2017”.

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