Over the past five years, with continued support and unwavering efforts from all parties, major breakthrough has been achieved in the development of Global Energy Interconnection(GEI). It has been incorporated into frameworks such as the UN 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, the implementation of the Paris Agreement, global environmental governance, and the construction of the “Belt and Road” initiative, contributing to the world sustainable development.

Asia is one of the regions with the most exceptional development vitality and enormous growth potentials, and a crucial region for the development of GEI. In a bid to deepen energy and power cooperation in Asia and accelerate the development of GEI, 2020 Global Energy Interconnection (Asia) Conference will be convened in Beijing (China World Hotel) from November 1 to 4, 2020. Exchanges and seminars will be organized focusing on clean development and energy transition in Asia, energy interconnection and open cooperation, energy transition and carbon neutrality, investment and financing for renewable energy, with a number of research reports expected to be released.

The conference will consist of plenary meeting, thematic forums, side events, technical lectures and exhibitions, which will provide an important platform for all parties to exchange views, coordinate and cooperate, and showcase profiles. The event will have about 800 guests from relevant governments, international organizations, universities and research institutions, enterprises and financial institutions.

1st-4th November, 2020
Beijing China
China World Hotel
English, Chinese
Global Energy Interconnection Development and
Cooperation Organization
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)
Link for Online Registration
AGENDA (DRAFT)Conference Guide
2020全球能源互联网大会 - 亚洲能源电力大会议程

Speech Guests:

Liu Zhenya
Chairman of Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO)
Liu Zhenmin
Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs of United Nations
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
Executive Secretary of UNESCAP
Rola Dashti
Executive Secretary of UNESCWA
Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
Petteri Taalas
Secretary-General of World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Shu Yinbiao
Vice Chairman of GEIDCO, Chairman of China Huaneng Group Co., Ltd.
Oleg Budargin
Vice Chairman of GEIDCO, Member of Supreme Council of the United Russia Party
Luo Qianyi
Executive Board Member, CFO of State Grid Corporation of China
Ovais Sarmad
Deputy Executive Secretary of UNFCCC
Fan Xiaxia
Executive Vice President of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG)
Adair Turner
Co-Chair of Global Energy Transitions Commission,Former Chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority
Arifin Tasrif
Minister of Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia
Guo Jianbo
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering

The conference will concurrently hold the Global Energy Interconnection Technology and Equipment Exhibition through a combined model of “on-site exhibition + online exhibition”. It will showcase the fruits brought about by upgrading the energy and power industry under the context of booming digital economy and broad utilization of modern information technologies such as big data, cloud computing, Internet of things, artificial intelligence and mobile Internet. The exhibition will feature booth types named after precious stone/metal, namely, diamond, platinum, gold, and silver. Technical lectures, thematic dialogues, online promotions, video meetings and special activities are on the agenda to support exhibitors to expand the market, nurture partnership, and enhance the international visibility of the brand.


As the flagship conference of GEIDCO, the Global Energy Interconnection Conference is a high-end international event, already held for four consecutive years, with a total participation of more than 4,000 industry leaders and senior guests from over 100 countries.