G20 Executive Talk Series

Branded Story / Astana Expo 2017


Akhmetzhan Yessimov

Chairman of the Board at NC Astana EXPO-2017

Xi Jinping

The development of green technologies is a key objective of the international society which is facing global climate change, striving for stable development and an energy efficient lifestyle.

This summer, between June 10 and September 10, the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017 “Future Energy” will take place in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, with 115 countries and 20 international organizations due to take part. As the organizers of this key event in the sphere of renewable energy, we are glad that during the G20 summit the climatic and energy challenges of the modern world will be discussed.

EXPO 2017 is an excellent platform for demonstrating all the achievements of the countries in the field of renewable energy and also a powerful impetus for the further growth of green energy.

It should be mentioned that alongside preparations for EXPO 2017, Kazakhstan (a party to the Paris Agreement) has been actively pursuing the policy focused on the development of renewable energy. It is planned to increase the share of renewable energy sources in the national energy mix to 10% by 2030. By 2050, half of all electric energy generated in Kazakhstan will be green. By late 2020, over 100 renewable energy facilities will be commissioned in Kazakhstan.

We would like to take the opportunity to invite everyone to visit Astana this summer, to exchange experience and explore new green technologies, as well as to see Kazakhstan as a unique tourist destination.