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NEW ENERGY BOSS TARGETS ACCESS AND

AFRICA

AS WORLD BANK PRIORITIES By: William Brent | Power4All

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iccardo Puliti, the newly appointed head of energy and extractives at the World Bank in charge of investing $8 billion a year, says that Africa and India will be the bank’s main focus, and he will pursue an all-ofthe-above approach, with a major focus on natural gas and renewables, while coal will remain off limits. In comments during an interview with Columbia University and at a World Bank event recently, the former private sector banker stated a desire to reach a 100% renewable energy future, one that is subsidy free and that balances climate solutions with energy security and affordability.

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