We have just returned from
exhibiting at the World Energy Congress (WEC) in Daegu, Korea. 5000 Energy
Ministers, Utility executives and global engineering firms convene every three
years. This year’s theme was:
GENI has been
exhibiting since the early 90’s, advocating the interconnection of renewable
energy between all nations as the premier energy strategy. This year GENI was 1 of 2 U.S. exhibitors,
offering Renewable Road Maps to national delegates as they visited.
Our 100% Renewable
Potential reports for Korea, China and Japan were the hot items, as we
immediately emailed these to delegates. The banner (to my left) summarized our
key questions to every guest:
- Carbon – what will it cost you?
- What is the renewable potential of
- Do your renewables have
- Will you make this transition to
- How will you design it?
While climate change was
discussed in the conference sessions, as you’ll see in the attached WEC survey,
they expect fossil fuels to expand to meet the population and economic growth
in the coming decades.
We argued that Climate Change
(with carbon dioxide concentrations now at 400ppm) will alter this future
A few delegates will
acknowledge this challenge, but most are responsible for the power and
transportation in their nations. These markets remain dominated by fossil
To the right of our screen we featured the MSCI Global Climate
Index. This tracks the leading 100 companies working to decarbonize their
businesses. We get what we invest in and build, and GENI argued the case
for “investing in climate solutions.” Call us to learn more.
World Energy Conference is a reality check. Our GENI exhibit shared the floor
with million dollar exhibits from Saudi Aramco, SIEMENS, Gazprom, PEMEX and the
United Arab Emirates. Our footprint is small by comparison, but our message is
mighty and truthful. Thank you again for your support. You can review some of
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