Global Status of Renewable Energy 2017

Global Status of Renewable Energy 2017

Wednesday, 14. June 2017
07:00 to 08:00
(GMT/UTC)

Global Status of Renewable Energy 2017

This webinar will discuss key findings from the REN21 Renewables 2017 Global Status Report. More details to follow shortly.

REN21 is the global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors. REN21’s goal is to facilitate knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards a rapid global transition to renewable energy. REN21 brings together governments, nongovernmental organisations, research and academic institutions, international organisations and industry to learn from one another and build on successes that advance renewable energy. To assist policy decision making, REN21 provides high quality information, catalyses discussion and debate and supports the development of thematic networks. REN21 is an international non-profit association and is based at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Paris, France. REN21’s network structure is made up of the following agents:

Read more at: http://www.ren21.net/about-ren21/about-us/

Christine Lins

Christine Lins was appointed as Executive Secretary of REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network of the 21st Century, in July 2011. REN21 is a global public-private multi-stakeholder network on renewable energy, headquartered at UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris/France. Between 2001 and 2011, Ms. Lins served as Secretary General of the European Renewable Energy Council, the united voice of Europe’s renewable energy industry in Brussels. Previously, she worked in a regional energy agency in Austria promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. She has a Masters degree in international economics and holds more than 20 years of working experience in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

www.ren21.net/gsr

Dr. Sven Teske

Research Principal, Engineer at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney and author ot the Global Futures Report. The new REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report presents views of 114 renowned energy experts from around the world, on the feasibility and challenges of achieving a 100% renewable energy future. Their thoughts are grouped into 12 Great Debates ranging from the future of heating and transport, the interconnection of sectors, the role of mega-cities and what utilities of the future could look like. The report does not predict the future but should spur debate about the opportunities and challenges of a 100% renewable energy future.

Read more at: http://www.ren21.net/future-of-renewables/global-futures-report/

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