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Join the Discussion at ACORE’s Renewable Energy Policy Forum

Join the Discussion at ACORE’s Renewable Energy Policy Forum

Join REN21 member ACORE’s Renewable Energy Policy Forum March 14th  where 250 industry executives from more than 160 companies in the renewable energy sector will come together to discuss the future of renewable energy policy in the U.S.  

Carbon Impact Selected to Author SADC Report

Carbon Impact Selected to Author SADC Report

Carbon Impact has been selected to author the 2018 SADC Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report.  This work is being carried out in partnership with the newly formed SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE).   The report document existing data on renewable energy and energy efficiency and present case studies based on  recent developments at the national or sub-regional level.   The report will build on the 2015 report produced by REN21 and the SADC Secretariat.  It will be developed over the course of 2018.   If you would like to contribute to this report, please contact us at:, putting SADC REPORT in the subject line

Read our 2017 Annual Report

Read our 2017 Annual Report

REN21’s 2017 Annual Report is now available online.   The report summarises REN21’s activities throughout 2017, including our latest publications, activities, and presents the organisation’s 2016 accounts as well as its focus for 2018.   The Annual Report 2017 is available 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.

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:
REN21, < year of publication > < Name of publication > Paris, REN21 Secretariat

60+ members
government, international organisations, science, academia & civil society

Renewable energies
promote energy access, increase supply security and are cost efficient.

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