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World Energy Congress 2013 begins in Daegu

As delegates arrive in Daegu, Damon Evans weighs up the issues topping the agenda at the World Energy Congress 2013

More than 5,000 delegates from more than 100 countries are gathering in Daegu, South Korea’s green growth capital, to discuss the critical issues facing the industry under the theme Securing Tomorrow’s Energy Today at the 22nd World Energy Congress (WEC) this week. WEC Daegu 2013 marks only the second time in the event’s 90 years that it will be held in East Asia, part of the world’s most dynamic energy market. Led by China and India, along with Southeast Asia, the centre of gravity of the global energy system is fast shifting to Asia. Energy consumption is expanding more quickly in the Asia-Pacific region than in any other part of the world, as its economies surge forward. However, Asia’s p

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