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Azerbaijan Committed to Doubling Renewable Capacity – Energy Minister

Azerbaijan Deputy Minister of Energy  Samir Valiyev, has reaffirmed Azerbaijan’s dedication to doubling its renewable energy capacity.

He spoke during a panel session titled “A Decade for the Energy Transition” at the ongoing 10th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue.

Valiyev while highlighting Azerbaijan’s commitment to global energy transformation efforts, he said the country is working towards tripling the world’s installed renewable energy generation capacity and double the global average annual rate of energy efficiency improvements by 2030.

“Hosting COP 29, reflects Azerbaijan’s steadfast commitment to advancing renewable energy initiatives and accelerating the transition to a sustainable energy future.

“The nation’s proactive stance aligns with international efforts to combat climate change and achieve ambitious clean energy goals,” he said.

Valiyev’s emphasized the importance of collaborative efforts to achieve renewable energy targets and foster sustainable development worldwide.

By Dare Akogun

Dare Akogun

Dare Akogun is a dynamic media innovator, strategic communication professional, and seasoned climate and environmental sustainability journalist with over 10 years of influential contributions to the media industry.

He Currently serving as the Head of Digital Media, Senior News Editor, and a presenter at Sobi FM 101.9, a leading radio station in Ilorin, Nigeria.

Dare is on a mission to leverage his media innovation expertise and project management skills to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging content, while advocating for reduced fossil fuel consumption, especially coal, to combat effect of global warming.

He has covered comprehensively environmental issues and COP conferences, including COP28 in Dubai last year , COP 27 in Egypt, and the United Nations Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, in 2023.

He is a recipient of fellowship to be part of a 15 team of journalists selected worldwide to cover the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024.

He has a Master's Degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the Lagos State University and also a
Certification in Business Administration and Management, from the Babson College, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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