CNBC hosts debate on the future of energy at the World Economic Forum 2017

Davos, Switzerland. Thursday, January 19th. CNBC, the world’s leading business and financial news network, held an in-depth debate yesterday on the future of energy at the World Economic Forums’ Annual Meeting in partnership with Expo 2017, Astana Kazakhstan.

As investment in renewable energy outpaces traditional energy, the debate looked at the battle to secure long term sources of power as well as the impediments to implementing change.

The debate, hosted by Steve Sedgewick, included a distinguished panel of guests, including: Fahd A. Al-Rasheed, CEO and MD, King Abdullah Economic City; Ahmed Heikal, Chairman and Founder, Qaala Holdings; Kirill Dimitriev, CEO, RDIF; Michael Oppenheimer, Professor, Princeton University and Bibop G. Gresta, Chairman & Co-Founder, Hyperloop Transport Technologies.

Max Raven, SVP CNBC Catalyst, said “World leaders from across the globe are in Davos this week discussing the biggest political and social issues we face across the globe. I’m delighted we could highlight the future of energy in this important setting in partnership with Expo 2017, Astana Kazakhstan.”

Highlights from the debate will air on CNBC International in the coming weeks.

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