international magazine
07 / 2013

Kazakhstan — locomotive of Central Asia's green energy drive

According to forecasts of the International Energy Agency (IEA), in the next quarter-century the world faces two global threats: lack of energy resources and environmental disaster. Global financial institutions are encouraging developing countries to move to «green» technologies. In Central Asia, in a kind of «carte blanche» move the leadership in this issue was transferred to Kazakhstan: the nation was awarded with the right to hold exhibition EXPO in 2017 with topical highlight defined as «the energy of the future.»