Boao Forum for Asia: Energy Integration and Development to Build a Green World

Seetao 2022-04-21 10:19
  • Thousands of representatives attended the conference online and offline, committed to promoting international solidarity and cooperation
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On April 20, the 2022 annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia kicked off, and the sub-forum of "Energy Integration Development, Building a Green World" was successfully held. Li Baodong, Secretary General of Boao Forum for Asia, delivered a video speech, Song Hailiang, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Energy China, Liu Jizhen, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Director of the State Key Laboratory of New Energy Power Systems, Xiang Haiping, Chief Engineer of the National Energy Administration, and Hu Jianhua, General Manager of China Merchants Group, Pang Xiaogang, Deputy General Manager of State Grid, attended the event. The UAE Ambassador to China, Ali Zahiri, and the Chairman of the French Bridge Think Tank, Zhou Rui, attended the event online to discuss the development path and future of the energy field.

In his speech, Li Baodong said that climate change is a major risk faced by the world, and shaping a green and low-carbon development model is a major issue faced by all countries in the world to achieve sustainable development. Green, low-carbon and sustainable development have become an international consensus. The energy sector is the key field and main battlefield to achieve the goal of carbon peaking and carbon neutrality. To promote the energy revolution and accelerate the green and low-carbon technological revolution requires promoting the synergy and complementation of various energy sources, accelerating the coordinated development of energy and buildings, transportation, and industry, and innovating energy sources. Digital new business forms, and carry out international cooperation in energy integration development. Since China put forward the goal of carbon neutralization, the promotion of green and low-carbon transformation of energy has gradually changed from an initiative to an action, and from a concept to a practice. It is hoped that this sub-forum can bring together the wisdom of all parties, achieve fruitful results, and contribute to the development of international energy integration and related international cooperation.

Song Hailiang said in his speech that the "three major economic forms" of green and low-carbon economy, digital economy and sharing economy are the background, foundation and framework of the current development. Emission reduction is the "bull nose" to achieve carbon neutrality, and green and low-carbon development of energy is the key to achieving green and low-carbon development globally. As the national team and leader in China's energy and power sector, Energy China focuses on the in-depth integration of the "seven networks" of energy network, transportation network, digital network, water conservancy network, ecological network, industrial network, and cultural network, and highlights cross-border integration, element integration, Industrial integration and regional integration "Four Integrations", focusing on "new energy, big energy", "new infrastructure, big infrastructure", "new energy construction, big energy construction" to build integrated energy, integrated infrastructure, and integrated energy construction, making integration nowhere No, it is booming towards the three major trends of "integration (multi-energy complementarity, green transformation)", "digital intelligence (digital empowerment, smart IoT)" and "unicom (international cooperation, interconnection)".

Song Hailiang said that in the process of promoting green and low-carbon development of energy, it is necessary to properly handle the unstable and unbalanced relationship between traditional energy and renewable energy, and accelerate the creation of a safe, reliable, cost-effective, clean and low-carbon friendly relationship between the three systems . In this regard, the China Energy Construction System put forward the "125" principle of achieving carbon peaking and carbon neutrality goals. Guided by the national carbon peaking and carbon neutrality strategic goals, it will build a clean, low-carbon, safe and efficient energy system and take new energy as the guideline. The new power system of the main body will shape the "five-mode path" of low-carbon energy supply, electrification of energy consumption, industrialization of new energy technologies, institutionalization of low-carbon development, and coordination of carbon neutral responsibilities. In the future, Energy China will focus on promoting energy integration development and green and low-carbon transformation, and will continue to expand the integration of the entire industry chain in the field of energy and power. Focus on the implementation of major energy integration projects such as the integration of source, network, load and storage, and the integration of multi-energy complementation, provide more high-quality energy integration development solutions for various industries, and contribute to the green development. The power of building, showing what can be built.

Xiang Haiping said that recently, the state has issued policy documents such as the "14th Five-Year Plan for Modern Energy System" and "The 14th Five-Year Plan for Scientific and Technological Innovation in the Energy Field" to make systematic arrangements for the "14th Five-Year Plan" and medium and long-term energy development. , the state will accelerate the green and low-carbon transformation and development of energy, unswervingly achieve the "dual carbon" goal on the premise of ensuring energy security, vigorously promote the focus of carbon emission reduction in the energy industry chain, and support and serve key industries to transform energy use. Energy integration is an important and effective way to achieve low-carbon energy development, and it is also the only way. For the development of energy integration, it is necessary to accelerate the construction of the power market, actively promote the market-oriented transaction of distributed power generation, and guide the green and low-carbon transformation of the consumption side in a market-oriented way.

Liu Jizhen said that the energy revolution is an arduous, complex, and even a long-term task, and the relationship between carbon reduction and decarbonization and economic development must be dealt with. In the current and future period, the main path for energy development should be fossil energy. Clean energy, large-scale clean energy, integration of multiple energy sources, integration of old and new energy sources, and the rise of new energy sources will gradually replace the dominant position of fossil energy, thereby achieving the goal of zero carbon. From a technical perspective, it is to give full play to the advantages of traditional energy and new energy, integrate them into a stable, reliable and safe energy source, integrate the interaction of supply and demand, and use modern information technology to make energy flow, information flow and value flow more. flow fusion.

Hu Jianhua said that accelerating the integrated development of transportation and energy and synchronizing efforts from the supply side and the demand side is an important path to achieve green and low-carbon development. As a leading enterprise in the transportation and logistics industry, China Merchants Group, on the one hand, promotes its own business to achieve carbon peaking and carbon neutrality through source carbon reduction and process carbon reduction, and on the other hand, gives full play to the Group's influence in the industrial chain and supply chain , to help society and the upstream and downstream of the industry to achieve the dual carbon goal. The first is to promote the construction of low-carbon green ports; the second is to promote the innovation of green roads; the third is to promote the transformation of low-carbon shipping; the fourth is to help the development of green and low-carbon industries through the operation and management of the park.

Pang Xiaogang said that the acceleration of the "dual carbon" process will bring about huge changes to the entire energy industry. From the energy production side, the speed and trend of cleaning are obvious; from the energy consumption side, the trend of electrification, The degree is constantly deepening; from the perspective of efficient energy utilization, it is necessary to deal with challenges such as safety and supply, technology entering no-man’s land, and supporting policy updates. As the promoter, leader and forerunner of the country's clean and low-carbon energy transformation, State Grid must promote the transformation of the traditional power system, the power grid, to the energy Internet, truly build a new power system, allow energy integration and development, and jointly build a beautiful green world.

Ali Zahiri said that as OPEC's third largest oil producer, the UAE has been increasing investment in the development of clean energy and is committed to promoting energy transformation and upgrading. In order to better cope with the impact of the "post-oil era" on the UAE, the UAE has further increased its investment in the field of new energy. By 2050, the UAE will achieve 44% of its energy supply from renewable energy. The UAE insists on developing multilateral cooperation on a win-win basis and developing energy integration with global partners. First, it welcomes companies from all over the world to cooperate in new energy projects in the UAE. Second, it welcomes new energy cooperation with UAE companies around the world. Third, it is accelerating its own energy At the same time of transformation, cooperation promotes new energy projects in developing countries.

Zhou Rui said that the world is expected to promote "deep decarbonization technology" on a large scale from 2035 to 2040, and the current priority is to ensure that each country and region determine its own "transition path" before then, not only to increase renewable energy , but to seek more reasonable and efficient ways to combine renewable energy with power grids and new energy sources. The transition path is not uniform. It can create carbon sinks by optimizing the ecosystems in various places, and turn ecological benefits into economic and social benefits. Taking carbon reduction as the key strategic direction, promote the synergy of pollution reduction and carbon reduction, and promote the green transformation of economic and social development. Editor/He Yuting