REN Alliance side event at COP24

07. December 2018

ISES, together with its partners of the RENAlliance is pleased to announce the official RENAlliance side event at #COP24 for Dec 11, 2018.
Under the title "Stronger Together: Showcasing Success of a Global 100% Renewable Energy System", the RENAlliance partners will welcome Hans Josef Fell, president of the Energy Watch Group as a special guest to the event, who will present a new leading-edge study on 100% renewables in Europe.

Renewables (solar, wind, biomass, hydro & geothermal) are a real and ready solution to combat dangerous climate change, they provide jobs and improve health. This event will showcase the strength of renewables working together.  The event will start with a presentation of a new leading-edge study on 100% renewables in Europe across all energy sectors, developed by the Energy Watch Group & Lappeenranta University of Technology. Panelists, representing the leading international renewable energy associations, will discuss how to replicate and scale up this scenario and best practices worldwide.  

Speakers:

• Hans Josef Fell, President Energy Watch Group, Germany

• Mathis Rogner, International Hydropower Association, UK

• Remigijus Lapinskas, World Bioenergy Association, Lithuania 

• Tanay Sidki Uyar, World Wind Energy Association, Turkey 

• Beata Kepinska, Polish Geothermal Society, Poland 

The session will be moderated by Prof. Eicke Weber, Director, Vice President, International Solar Energy Society.   
 
About REN Alliance

The REN Alliance was formed in 2004 during the first International Renewable Energy Conference in Bonn, Germany. The REN-Alliance brings together five renewable industry organizations to promote the use of renewable energy technologies worldwide: International Hydropower Association, International Geothermal Association, International Solar Energy Society, World Bioenergy Association, and World Wind Energy Association. Since our formation, the REN-Alliance we have been reporting on and promoting how renewable energy technologies can work together to meet global energy security, economic, and environmental challenges.

Follow the event on the ISES social media outlets and the ISES homepage!
The event will take place from 11:30-13:00 CET.