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Ecofys supports G20 presidency on energy investments for meeting climate goals

Published: 20/03/2017

On March 20th the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched the study „Perspectives for the Energy Transition – Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy System” at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD). The study with a focus on the G20 shows the role of the energy sector in implementing the Paris Climate Agreement and analyses pathways and investment needs of a low-carbon energy transition. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue is followed by the second meeting of the G20 Sustainability Working Group in the preparation of the G20 summit.

Ecofys is advising the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in the German G20 presidency and supported the scientific steering of this milestone study. It also supports the Ministry in the preparation of G20 working sessions towards the 2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg.

Ecofys is a leading consultancy on low-carbon energy policies and is part of Navigant’s global Energy practice, which uses forward-thinking ideas and solutions to solve challenges in the critical, complex, and ever-evolving energy segment. Its energy policy team previously has supported the German government in its G7 presidency on sustainable energy security and on its bilateral energy partnerships. Its climate policy team has a strong track record in supporting governments and the corporate sector in developing long-term decarbonisation strategies and assessing their impact.

Find further information on the BETD in this press release and more information on the study in the press releases by IEA (Link) and IRENA (Link). The study can be accessed here.