World Climate Ltd and Vestas announce partnership for upcoming World Climate Summit

The World Climate Ltd on October 7 announced its partnership with Vestas, the only global energy company dedicated exclusively to wind energy, for the upcoming World Climate Summit, the original business, finance and government leaders forum during the UNFCCC COP 21.

“Wind energy is a key solution to climate change,” said Anders Runevad, CEO of Vestas. “Wind energy is already a deployed and cost effective solution as onshore wind is within the same cost range as fossil fuel generated electricity. With a few changes to improve market design and improve the energy system for renewables, we can speed up drastically the integration of wind and continue to fight climate change. Dealing with climate change starts with wind.”

Anders Runevad will be part of a panel discussing the Solutions Agenda and bottom-up support for a global agreement.

“We are pleased to partner up with Vestas for this year’s World Climate Summit, that is taking place alongside the historic climate change talks,” Jens Nielsen, CEO of World Climate Ltd, organiser of the World Climate Summit. “With their clean energy initiatives and strong support for the fight against climate change, Vestas will contribute greatly to the World Climate Summit program and to climate change solutions overall.”

Organised by World Climate Ltd, Sustainia, and Image & Stratégie, the World Climate Summit takes place this year on December 6 in Paris, France. World Climate Summit will showcase innovation and initiatives of businesses, financiers, and governments in solving climate change through a variety of panel discussions, workshops, and networking sessions. The Summit will conclude with the prestigious Sustainia Awards ceremony.

About Vestas

Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas’ more than 54, 200 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by over 60 million tons of carbon dioxide every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence. Vestas has delivered wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 18, 200 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 52 percent more megawatts installed than anyone else in the industry and over 68 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.

About World Climate Ltd

Since 2010, World Climate Ltd has established itself as the foremost international platform on solutions to climate change and accelerating the green economy. It works with governments, financiers, and large corporations in creating growth, innovation and solutions for a low-carbon and resource efficient world. World Climate Ltd is managed by a team of international leaders with more than 50 years of experience combined in developing innovative platforms and strategies in the sustainable space.

For additional information, contact:

Erika Lundqvist
erika@wclimate.com

Laurence Paquette
lapaq@vestas.com

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