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The future in energy presents many challenges. The new world needs require more changes than ever in the sector, which faces in the coming years to a much more demanding, more aware of the environment and where renewable energies are set to play a role. Antonio Laden, president of Engages, spoke this morning in the New Economy Forum of the changes they will face energy companies, changes that pass through the increased demand, the need to reduce CO2 emissions and the ability to offset the fall in oil stocks, the main source of energy today.
“The energy authorities require us more competitive, more sustainable and safer. With this in mind, we must ensure an efficient energy mix and economically viable. You cannot miss no coal or nuclear energy or gas or, obviously, renewable energy. Should be incentives for producers of renewable den backup, and ensure that prices reflect real costs, “very conscious with the new reality. Also invited all citizens to make this brainstorming exercise. “The best energy is not consumed,” he said, appealing to the awareness for greater savings.
At European level, has spoken of Energy 2020 plan to strengthen Europe’s energy networks and solidarity between producers. Laden shares the idea of linking, without which it would be very difficult to make progress towards this target. That is why Engages already working with France to build a pipeline to quadruple the current capacity of interconnection with the neighboring country, as well as other agreements to be looking for connections to the east but also to the south. “The connection with Algeria is necessary, but need not be unique.” As for Sonatas, said that as carriers the relationship is good, and is optimistic about the sector in the medium term.
Engages, he said, is a carrier independent backbone operators, neutral, trying to give the same service to everyone and has an international (in fact, over 50% of its investors are foreigners). Not willing to change that because it recognizes that in a globalize world would be meaningless, and maintains its level of investment prospects: 700 billion through 2014. “The international financial sector believes in us and will continue to.”