CEEW Shakti Renewable Energy Dialogue 21 June 2017, 10:00 am – 17:00 pm at the Le Meridien Hotel Sovereign 2, 8, Windsor Place, Janpath, New Delhi 110001 Keynote address and report release by Shri Piyush Goyal, Honourable Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, and Mines (TBC) The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation are hosting the CEEW Shakti Renewable Energy Dialogue, being held in partnership with the International Solar Alliance and REN21. About the Dialogue India has displayed global leadership in the promotion of renewable energy, aiming to expand its renewable energy capacity at a record pace, and to a record level of 175 GW by 2022. The past year has seen a number of highs for the sector in India – record-low tariffs, introduction of auction-based bidding for wind projects, increased investment flows into the sector, etc. At the same time, renewable energy sources continue to cement their role in the energy mix of countries around the world. The dialogue will discuss both the growing role of renewable energy in the global energy mix, and the growing role of India in further advancing renewable energy deployment. Agenda 0900 – 0930 Registration and Tea 0930 – 0940 Welcome address by Shri Jamshyd Godrej, Chairperson, CEEW 0940 – 1030 India in the World of Renewable EnergyPanel Discussion: India’s leadership and the role of international platforms in scaling up the adoption of renewable energy 1040 – 1100 Keynote address by...
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Full report of REN21’s latest Renewables 2016 Global Status Report is now available in Korean. You can access the full report here. Translation of the report was done by Green Energy Strategy Institute (GESI).
EAC Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report The East African Community (EAC) is the second largest single regional market in Africa and economically one of the fastest growing regions in sub-Saharan Africa. The report reveals that the off-grid market is firmly established in the region and that the mini/micro-grid sector is also attracting significant investment. While growth trends in the renewable energy and energy efficiency markets are generally positive, the report highlights several challenges that remain to be addressed if the region governments are to ensure energy security and meet energy access needs. More information is available here.
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