By Peter Egwuatu
Siemens Energy and partners have concluded arrangement to advance energy transformation agenda in view of the long term impacts of coronavirus, COVID-19 in order to sustain the United Nation, UN sustainable Goal 7.
A statement from Siemens Energy said, “With the long-term impacts of Covid-19 and a fundamental shift in energy markets still being realised, now is the moment for the energy industry to collaborate to realise a future that is sustainable, efficient, affordable and accessible, in line with the ideals laid out by UN Sustainable Goal 7.”
The company disclosed it would be holding a major Middle East and Africa (MEA)-focused virtual conference, entitled ‘Shaping the Energy of Tomorrow’ noting that the conference which holds from October 19 – 21, 2020 is to drive forward the sustainability and decarbonisation agenda at a defining moment in the energy industry.
Accordin g to the statement: “The launch of this important and timely event comes shortly after the listing of Siemens Energy on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on September 28, following a spin-off from Siemens AG. An estimated one-sixth of the world’s power generation is already based on technologies from Siemens Energy. With this important legacy comes significant responsibility; to help shape the direction of the future of energy sector, with a focus on sustainability, innovation, and decarbonisation, for the benefit of society.”