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Support the GSR2018 Thunderclap Campaign!

Support the GSR2018 Thunderclap Campaign!

The facts are clear: the transformation of the power sector continues, but large energy consuming sectors of heating, cooling and transport can no longer be ignored. To fight climate change and ensure clean energy access for all, energy consumption in all end-use sectors must be addressed.   We need YOUR help in getting the word out. Support our Thunderclap campaign to drive the global energy transition.   On 4 June REN21 will launch its Renewables 2018 Global Status Report, providing the most up-to-date information on the status of renewables, vital for the decision making of the future steps in the right direction.   We want this campaign to be global. By clicking here the campaign will post exactly ONE tweet on your behalf, 4 June.   The tweet is: RE power sector is booming but we can’t ignore heating/cooling/transport if we are to save the climate & meet SDGs.   Contribute to a world that is fuelled by renewables; Let’s get the word out!

Join REN21 Webinar on 5 June

Join REN21 Webinar on 5 June

5 June: Join us for a webinar that details the findings of the 2018 Edition of  REN21’s Renewables Global Status Report (GSR).   The Global Renewables Energy Transformation: What is holding us back? will outline the key trends of 2017 and offer detailed commentary on the dynamics within the renewable energy sector. The webinar is held in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center: Rana Adib, REN21’s Executive Secretary will present.   The webinar runs 10:00 – 11:30 EST / 16:00 – 17:30 CEST.  There will be plenty of time, during the webinar, to ask questions. Don’t miss this opportunity to get all the latest facts and figures on what happened in 2017. Register here  

Attending CEM9/MI3?

Attending CEM9/MI3?

  Please join REN21 Thursday 24 May at 9:30 for a high-level roundtable where government, inter-government and business will discuss what it takes to drive the energy transition in the heating, cooling and transport sectors.  The debate will focus on answering two questions:   What can be done to drive sector coupling? What can be done to support sustained uptake regionally?   The discussion will draw on REN21’s soon-to-be-released Renewables 2018 Global Status Report. Attendees will be able to get a sneak peak of the upcoming report.   Event Location: The Danish Centre of Architecture, Copenhagen Room 2 9:30-10:30 You must have registration for CEM9/MI3 in order to be able to participate

GSR2018 Launch: Don’t miss out!

GSR2018 Launch: Don’t miss out!

    REN21’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report (GSR2018), will be launched 4 June, 2018, at UN HQs in New York. There will a number of opportunities to find out what happened in renewable energy markets, investment and policy development over the course of 2017. Come and hear about the findings at one of the following regional events, and pick-up a copy of HIGHLIGHTS 2018 which presents the overarching trends and development from 2018 so that policy makers and others can more easily understand the significance of the latest renewable energy developments.   Don’t miss the webinar “The Global Renewables Energy Transformation: What is holding us back?” 5 June 10:00 EST / 16:00 CEST where REN21’s Executive Secretary Rana Adib will present the evolving dynamics of the renewable energy industry including developments in the power sector and a look at what is holding us back from achieving an energy transformation. Register here.   GSR EVENTS & WEBINARS   4 June: Global Launch at UN Headquarters. New York, US. 4-8 June: Asia Release, Asia Clean Energy Forum. Manila, Philippines. 5 June: Webinar – The Global Renewables Energy Transformation: What is holding  us back? Details and registration. 5 June:  3rd Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum). New York, US. 5 June: French Release, Smart Energies Summit. Paris, France. 5 June: Central/Eastern Europe Release, REENCON XXI. Moscow, Russia. 5 June: European Release, EU Sustainable Energy Week. Brussels, Belgium. 7 June: North American Release,  ACORE. Washington DC, US....

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REN21 is the global renewable energy policy 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. Its activities are managed by a lean Secretariat, based at UNEP in Paris, France.

REN21 facilitates the collection of comprehensive and timely information on renewable energy. This information reflects diverse viewpoints for both private and public sector actors, servicing to dispel myths about renewable energy and to catalyse policy change.

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