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Peru renewed its commitment to energy transition towards clean sources

Christian Fernsby |
On behalf of the Minister of Energy and Mines, Eduardo González Toro, the Deputy Minister of Electricity José Martín Dávila participated in the Meeting of Ministers of the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE), held in virtual mode, which concluded with the approval of the Ministerial Declaration.

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With the Ministerial Declaration, the Peruvian State, like the other 27 participating Latin American and Caribbean countries, renews its commitment to the energy transition towards a greater participation of clean generation sources in the energy matrix.

The document includes the will to promote energy efficiency and increase the participation of renewable energies, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and consolidate the economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic.

In the same way, it establishes the will of the countries of the region to increase efforts to implement financing mechanisms for the development of new electricity generation technologies such as green hydrogen, the promotion of distributed generation and sustainable mobility, as well as regional integration, which would allow the decarbonization of the energy sector.

The deputy minister pointed out that among the actions agreed at the meeting are also the increase in the participation of renewable energies, the promotion of electric mobility, among others.

"Integration with neighboring countries and those of the region is a crucial aspect to achieve joint and sustainable development and growth," he concluded.

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