IEA Energy Technology Perspectives 2020 Report Launched in Beijing

On 28 October, the British Embassy and the International Energy Agency hosted the launch reportEnergy Technology Perspectives 2020 in Beijing. The report analysed the technology needs and opportunities to achieve international climate and sustainable energy goals, and net zero emissions targets. The event provided a platform for Chinese and international experts from government, academia and industry to discuss key technologies that will accelerate China's clean energy transition and help achieve carbon neutrality by 2060.

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Through the UK-China Clean Energy Partnership framework, the UK and China are committed to working together to reduce the cost of clean energy. Both the UK and China have leading net zero emissions and carbon neutrality targets, and look forward to further opportunities to work together to achieve these targets.

The event was attended by Christina Scott, the Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy, Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Director for Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, International Energy Agency(IEA)and high-level Chinese experts from the National Centre for Strategic Research and International Cooperation on Climate Change, Tsinghua University, and the Energy Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). The event was supported by the China Prosperity Fund Energy and Low Carbon Economy Program (CELCEP).