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GSR 2017 Highlights now in Vietnamese!

GSR 2017 Highlights now in Vietnamese!

REN21 has released (and for the first time!) Highlights of the REN21 Renewables 2017 Global Status Report in perspective in Vietnamese. This new release complements other translated versions of the GSR 201 Highlights available in Russian, Chinese, Spanish and English.   Click here to access the GSR 2017 Highlights in different languages.

MEXIREC Declaration Available

MEXIREC Declaration Available

The Government of Mexico teamed up with REN21 – the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century – and organised the 7th International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC), MEXIREC, in Mexico City from 11-13 September 2017, within the framework of the Strategic Dialogues on the Future of Energy (DEMEX), with the aim of up-scaling and mainstreaming renewable energy for a global sustainable energy transition through high-level discussions.   MEXIREC Declaration   At the closing of the Conference, the MEXIREC Declaration was presented. The Declaration outlines key elements to enhance the energy transition with renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean. Conference participants endorsed the Declaration, acknowledging the efforts of the Government of Mexico to keep sustainable development and energy transition with renewable energy as the central axis of its Energy Reform of the electric power sector.   To read the Declaration in full, click here.

Renewable Energy Tenders and Community [Em]power[ment]

Renewable Energy Tenders and Community [Em]power[ment]

The Renewable Energy Tenders and Community [Em]power[ment]: Latin America and the Caribbean report, looks at community [em]power[ment] in the context of renewable energy tenders in the LAC region. The report explores the status of both tenders and community energy projects in these countries and proposes an approach for how best to combine tenders with community involvement and empowerment.    The report was launched at the Mexico International Renewable Energy Conference (MEXIREC) held 11-13 September, 2017.

REN21 promotes renewable energy

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.

You are welcome to use any of REN21’s data, infographics etc., in your work.  All we ask is that you Include the following citation and send a copy of the final work to: secretariat@ren21.net
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Renewables Interactive Map

The REN21 Renewables Interactive Map is a research tool for tracking the development of renewable energy worldwide. The Map offers a streamlined method for gathering and sharing information on economic development and policy frameworks in the field of renewable energies.

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