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COP27 | Catalyzing electrification: Building synergies across value chains

Although electrification has been identified as a key enabler to achieve net-zero targets, its pace is still far too slow to ensure a 1.5°C trajectory. Increased synergy between stakeholders is needed to unlock new business cases and propel a zero-carbon future. Collaboration between businesses and utilities to electrify their sectors is demonstrating clear environmental, social and economic benefits for communities. However, coherent and stable policy frameworks and well-targeted regulatory mechanisms are still needed to create a level playing field and lower the initial up-front investment to stimulate the uptake of electrified solutions and enable a clean and secure energy future.


  • Daniele Agostini, Head of Energy and Climate Policies, Enel


  • Thomas Birr, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, E.ON
  • Kristen Siemen, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Motors
  • Gwenaelle Avice Huet, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer, Schneider Electric
  • Thomas Deloison, Director – Mobility, WBCSD

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