Zhang Gaoli: Promoting the development of smart energy efficient sharing in the world
The 8th Clean Energy Ministerial Meeting and the 2nd Ministerial Meeting on Innovation Missions opened in Beijing on the 7th. Zhang Gaoli, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech.
Zhang Gaoli said that China attaches great importance to the development and utilization of clean energy. Chinese President Xi Jinping pointed out that the development of clean energy is an important task for improving the energy structure, ensuring energy security, and promoting the construction of ecological civilization. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also put forward clear requirements for the development of clean energy. The theme of this conference is “Innovation Leads, Challenges, Energy Transformation, and Common Actions” and it is of great significance to jointly discuss the development of clean energy.
Zhang Gaoli stressed that China will adhere to the energy conservation, cleanliness, and safety energy strategy, focus on building a clean low-carbon energy consumption system, accelerate the promotion and application of high-efficiency energy-saving technology products, cultivate energy-saving environmental protection awareness and low-carbon living habits, and strive to promote clean energy. Structural reform on the supply side, further improve the clean utilization of coal, improve the guidance system for target development and utilization of renewable energy, focus on promoting the progress of clean energy technologies, foster new growth points in the clean energy industry, turn technological advantages into economic advantages, and strive to improve cleanliness. The energy development system and mechanism will promote the formation of a unified, open, competitive and orderly market system for clean energy. It will focus on promoting clean energy international cooperation and build a clean energy cooperation network platform connecting China and the world.
Zhang Gaoli proposed that China is willing to work together with the international community to implement the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, improve the global energy governance system, and jointly promote a new pattern of green and low-carbon development. Strengthen innovation cooperation in the field of clean energy demand, establish a sound energy use system, and promote energy consumption to be more green and efficient. We will further promote innovative cooperation in the field of clean energy production, promote clean energy as the main energy source, and build a low-carbon clean energy supply system. The joint action of the whole society will be carried out to fully mobilize the enthusiasm of all types of enterprises in the development of clean energy innovation and form a powerful force for the innovation and development of clean energy. We must adhere to the sharing of clean energy development achievements and implement the UN “Energy for All” initiative to better benefit all countries in the world, especially developing countries and peoples.
Wan Gang presided over the opening ceremony. A total of about 600 people attended the Ministerial Meeting of the Ministers of Clean Energy and the Ministerial Meeting of Ministers of Innovation Ministerial Meetings and Observers, heads of relevant international organizations, and world famous entrepreneurs.