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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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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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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