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Seminar on Electrification Mode based on Clean Energy for Belt and Road Countries Opened with Success

---On June 8th, 2022, Seminar on Electrification Mode based on Clean Energy for Belt and Road Countries had its grand opening. The seminar is sponsored by Ministry of Commerce, P. R. China, organized by National Research Institute for Rural Electrification, Ministry of Water Resources, P. R. China, also known as Hangzhou Regional Center (Asia-Pacific) for Small Hydro Power, briefed as HRC, and co-organized by Hohai University and International Science and Technology Cooperating Base of Renewable Energy and Rural Electrification in Zhejiang Province. There are in total 46 participants of government officials, technical experts, and business staff from 7 Belt and Road countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. The seminar will last 14 days, and with a focus on the theme of clean energy and electrification, the seminar will include technical presentation, technical visit, technical discussion and cultural experience.

Prof. Dr. Xu Jincai, Director General of HRC, delivered an opening speech at the seminar on behalf of the organizer, expressing warm welcome to all the participants. He remarked that “Confronted by the global pandemic and a fluid international landscape, we have taken President Xi Jinping’s proposal for an even closer Belt and Road partnership as our guide, and steadily advanced Belt and Road international cooperation. We have achieved a series of new progress and achievements. Clean energy and rural electrification are the important aspects of the cooperation on capacity building and infrastructure construction between China and other developing countries under the Belt and Road Initiative. In recent years, China’s clean energy, especially hydropower, wind power and solar energy industries have made enormous progress, the experience of which could be shared with other Belt and Road Countries. This seminar will provide a platform for discussion and exchange between China and Belt and Road countries in the field of clean energy and electrification, laying a foundation for sustainable development cooperation.”

Mr. Chantho Milattanapheng, Director General of Department of Energy Efficiency and Promotion (DEEP), Ministry of Energy and Mines, Lao PDR, gave a speech on behalf of the participants. He expressed his gratitude to the Chinese government for organizing this seminar. He said that many countries in the world are being challenged by energy crisis and have the urge to transit towards low-carbon and clean energy. He added that “I learn that the seminar is convened to present expertise and practice in the field of clean energy such as small hydropower, solar energy and wind power, etc., and provide suggestions on the development and management of clean and renewable energy for Belt and Road countries. It is believed that through the exchange platform provided by this seminar, the participants will learn about advanced technologies and valuable experience, promoting the sustainable development of energy in countries along the Belt and Road, and jointly coping with climate change.”

Entrusted by China International Development Cooperation Agency and Ministry of Commerce, P. R. China, HRC has been organizing 130 seminars and will continue its efforts in organizing seminars on topics of water resources management, ecological small hydropower, clean energy, rural electrification and poverty reduction, sustainable development of dams and hydropower, flood prevention and draught relief, energy transformation and upgrading, rural environment and sanitation, etc. for developing countries, Belt and Road countries, African countries, etc. (2022-06-10)

Opening Ceremony

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