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Cuba launches new energy transition strategy in Abu Dhabic

Abu Dhabi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Energy and Mines Minister Tatiana Amaran explained at the 14th Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) the new strategies adopted by her country to achieve energy transition.

At the event, which runs until tomorrow in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Amaran attended the Ministerial Session of Small Island Developing States and the High-Level Public-Private Dialogue to achieve 100% electricity from renewable energy sources.

She reiterated the negative impact of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for over 60 years and also detailed that one of its (blockade) consequences is the severe effects on access to financing to achieve energy transition.

During the conference, the new IRENA report Geopolitics of the Energy Transition: Security was also launched, whose text underlined that the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies requires new interpretations.

The evolving concept of energy security must address energy demand, system flexibility, access to technology and infrastructure development.

The research addresses energy security as multidimensional for the 21st century, the systemic nature of the ongoing transition, and its broad social and economic effects.

IRENA CEO Francesco La Camera, on the other hand, stressed that the energy system is undergoing a profound transformation, and renewables are bound to bring greater resilience through decentralization and greater reliance on domestic sources.