The Government of Mexico has teamed up with REN21 – the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century – to organise the next International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) in Mexico from 11-13 September 2017, within the framework of the Strategic Dialogues on the Future of Energy (DEMEX). Read more.
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While newly installed capacity set new records in 2016, the heating and cooling sector continues to lag far behind in the renewable energy transition. However despite slow progress in the heating and cooling sector, there have been some positive developments. Increasingly, solar thermal is being incorporated into district heating systems at significant scales. Join us for: “Solar District Heating : A global and European overview” to hear how this sector evolved in 2016 and how the market is anticipated to develop. Date: July 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM CEST. Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8402392376819305729 This webinar is organized by the European project SDHp2m and REN21.
Want to practice your Russian? Highlights of the REN21 Renewables 2017 Global Status Report is now available in Russian; Chinese and English versions are also available. Click here to access the reports.
The EU-Russia Energy and Climate Conference takes place in Moscow on 29 June 2017. The conference aims to: Provide an open discussion on energy transition and climate change trends and issues between representatives of EU and Russian authorities, expert and business communities. Focus both on the global developments and the possible impacts of these trends on the Russian energy sector and national economy. Assess technical, resource saving and environmental potential and cost benefits of the energy policy, focused on energy transition, in Russia. Analyse technological, structural and policy challenges, barriers and opportunities. REN21’s Executive Secretary Christine Lins will be launching the Renewables 2017 Global Status Report at the ‘Energy Transition in the World’ Session between 10:30 and 11:30. Conference Date: 29 June 2017 Time: 09:00 – 18:00 Venue: Golden Ring Hotel Address: Golden Ring Hotel, Smolenskaya UL, 5, Moscow, 119121, Russia. The agenda is available for download here.
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.
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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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