The Data Collection for the Asia Report has began!

Be a part of REN21’s first regional status report for the Asian continent!   We are excited to announce that the data collection for the Asia and the Pacific Renewable Energy Status Report has started this week! This report will map the current range of renewable energy development across the region; showcasing to decision makers, global investors and potential promoters of renewables.     We are looking for data across the region, so if you are interested in sharing your insights about renewable energy developments across sub-regions, relevant technologies and activities in Asia and the Pacific, please click here. All contributors will be acknowledged.     Produced in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific, the report will be a key input to the International Renewable Energy Conference Seoul 2019, known as KIREC, that will take place in October.     Contact us at asiareport@ren21.net if you have any questions. The deadline ends on 15 May 2019.  

Second Round of Data Collection is up! – Renewables in Cities Global Status Report

Calling for cities experts to participate in our *Second Round* of data collection process for the first edition of the Renewables in Cities Global Status Report! Given the positive response, we received the first round, we are now inviting you for a second one. Be part of the inclusive effort to create data-based evidence on the role that cities and local initiatives play in advancing the global renewable energy transformation! Deadline is 15 April.       We are seeking input on:     Drivers for renewable energy in cities Targets and policies Innovative business models How financing is mobilised Citizen involvement             As this is a collaborative effort, REN21 invites a variety of players to submit information. Whether you are a city-level stakeholder, city expert, or come from industry, NGO, science or academia, if you have information on renewables in cities to share, we invite you to fill in this questionnaire. The second round builds on the success of the first round for data collection opened last February.   Thank you for supporting us in shaping the energy debate in order to advance the transition to renewable energy in cities!   Your participation is critical for the production of a balanced, comprehensive and high-quality first Renewables in Cities Global Status Report. All contributors and reviewers will be acknowledged in the final report.   Should you have any questions or requests, free to contact us at re_cities@ren21.net.

Internship Opportunities Available

    REN21 is seeking two dynamic individuals interested in gaining experience in the renewable energy sector.     Community Management / Research Internship Communications Internship   Both positions are full-time, paid, based in Paris, and will start in late August 2019.     How to apply:   Send your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability and interest in the position to secretariat@ren21.net. Please refer the respective application, “REN21 Community Management / Research Internship” or ” REN21 Communications Internship” in the e-mail header. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.   Application deadline for both internships: Sunday, 14 April 2019   Best of luck!  

Renewables in Cities Global Status Report Data Collection is now open

We invite you to be part of the inclusive effort to create data-based evidence on the role that cities and local initiatives play in advancing the global renewable energy transformation! We are calling for contributors to engage with the data collection process for the first edition of the Renewables in Cities Global Status Report series. Deadline has been extended until 18 March.       We are seeking input on:     Drivers for renewable energy in cities Targets and policies Innovative business models How financing is mobilised Citizen involvement           As this is a collaborative effort, REN21 invites a variety of players to submit information. Whether you are a city-level stakeholder, city expert, or come from industry, NGO, science or academia, if you have information on renewables in cities to share, we invite you to fill in this questionnaire.   Thank you for supporting us in shaping the energy debate in order to advance the transition to renewable energy in cities!   Your participation is critical for the production of a balanced, comprehensive and high-quality first Renewables in Cities Global Status Report. All contributors and reviewers will be acknowledged in the final report.   Should you have any questions or requests, free to contact us at re_cities@ren21.net.

Launch of SADC Report

  We are excited to announce the launch of the 2018 SADC Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report on 20 February 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The report will be launched at the Africa Energy Indaba conference. The 2018 edition of the SADC report builds on the initial report issued by REN21 in 2015 and provides an updated review of renewable energy and energy efficiency developments in the SADC region, including market trends, achievements in renewable energy on- and off-grid, achievements in energy efficiency, evolving policy landscapes and investment flows.

Renewables in Cities Global Status Report Data Collection now open

We invite you to be part of the collaborative effort to create data-based evidence on the role cities and local action play in advancing the global renewable energy transition! We are starting the data collection process to produce the first edition of the Renewables in Cities Global Status Report series.   We are seeking input on:   Drivers for renewable energy in cities Targets and policies Innovative business models How financing is mobilised Citizen involvement   As this is a collaborative effort, REN21 invites a variety of stakeholders to submit information. Whether you are a city-level stakeholder, city expert, or come from industry, NGO, science or academia, if you have information on renewables in cities to share, we invite you to fill in this questionnaire.   Thank you for supporting us in shaping this tool to advance the transition to renewable energy in cities!   Your participation is critical for the production of a balanced, comprehensive and high quality first Renewables in Cities Global Status Report. All contributors and reviewers will be acknowledged in the final report.   Feel free to contact us at re_cities@ren21.net should you have any questions or requests.

GSR2019 Technology Data Collection now open

The GSR is a collaborative effort, bringing together many minds to inform on the status of renewable energy uptake worldwide. Your input would make a big difference. As with previous editions, we invite contributions based on your expertise on renewable energy technologies by taking part in the GSR2019 Market & Industry chapter.   We are seeking input on:   different technologies’ energy markets (including data for key countries/regions and global data for 2018) industry developments and new/ongoing trends any other noteworthy information from 2018. We welcome information in the form ofreports, lists, spreadsheets, or any other format sent to gsr@ren21.net ideally by February 17. We can also arrange a time to speak via phone if you prefer.   Finally, mark your calendar for the Expert Peer Review, which is currently scheduled to take place April 2-12 and will include all technology sections as well as the Global Overview and the Renewable Energy Jobs and Costs sidebars – make sure your voice is heard!   Your participation is critical for the production of another balanced, comprehensive and high quality GSR. As always, all contributors and reviewers will be acknowledged in the final report.   Feel free to contact us at gsr@ren21.net should you have any questions or requests.

REN21 Webinar in French

Do you want to get a clear picture about the realities of renewable energy but in French?   Listen and watch a webinar organised by the Institut de la Francophonie pour l’éducation et la formation (IFEF) with REN21’s Rana Adib:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIfG9S3U7e0   Find out ways to achieve a sustainable energy future based on REN21’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report.