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Closing Session

Transition Trends and Opportunities

- Accelerating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Decarbonisation by 2050

Economies worldwide are facing the triple challenge of undergoing a fundamental energy transition, improving energy security and accelerating energy efficiency to prevent threatening effects of climate change. Accelerating clean energy deployment and building the necessary infrastructure is crucial to foster decarbonisation across sectors, such as transportation, buildings, and industry. With increasing electrification across sectors, improving energy efficiency is equally crucial as phasing out fossil fuels. What technologies are most promising to transform the US energy system and create resilient energy infrastructure? What will power the future energy system in the US and what policies and investment models will get the US there? 

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Doreen M. Harris

President and CEO, NYSERDA


Bronwyn Claire 

Climate Science Lead, Climate & ESG Solutions, Ortec Finance

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Paula R. Glover

President, Alliance to Save Energy 


Riz Sahib

Managing Director, Sustainability & ESG Climate Services, BDO

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