The sixth International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) scheduled to take place in Cape Town, South Africa officially opens 4 October, 2015. The International Renewable Conferences are dedicated to renewable energy and provide a global platform for government, private sector and civil society leaders to advance energy. For more details visit the SAIREC webpage.
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SAIREC side events start today, 4 October! The Southern African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC) side events are complementary to the conference programme. The side events offer the opportunity for organisations to showcase specific projects or works and allow participants to discuss in-depth a particular issue whiles affording networking opportunities. These events will held in advance of the scheduled sessions, during breaks, or in the evening, Exhibitors can also hold side events within their exhibition space. Visit the SAIREC webpage for more information.
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The SADC Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report Report will be launched 5 October, 2015. The report provides policymakers, industry, investors and civil society a comprehensive overview of areas for potential challenges and opportunities for meeting the region’s need for accessible, clean and sustainable energy. For more information visit the REN21 website.
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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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