Renewable Energy Track at COP22

cop22COVER-FBCOP22 has been coined the “Action COP” referring to its role as the first COP after the ratification of the Paris Agreement. The Agreement calls to limit temperature increase to 1.5 C and bringing emissions to zero. Renewables will play a central role to meeting this objective. At COP22 organisations have come together once again to demonstrate that renewable energy deployment is the fastest, cleanest, most reliable and most economically beneficial way to meet our climate goals.

download14 November, 11:30 – 13:00, Room Austral, Area E

Role of RE in meeting the 1.5C target

Cities, islands and regions have proven that achieving 100% renewable energy is not only feasible but also beneficial for the society, if the right policy framework facilitates the transformation. Despite this logic, policymakers have not responded with the level of measures necessary to meet the 1.5C target. This side event provides a platform to unveil some of the underlying challenges and propose concrete solutions to implement the Paris Agreement. Practitioners and experts share their insights in an interactive dialogue.


  • 11:30 Opening
  • 11:35 Renewable Energy is winning the game: Now and in the Future
  • 11:45 100% RE means getting the policies right: Insights from Morocco
  • 11:55 From Theory to Practise: How do you get to 100% RE?
  • 13:00 Closing


Audio recording and slides can be seen here.


download 13 November, 12:00 – 13:15, Es Saadi Hotel

E-Mobility and the Energy-Transport Nexus

This session will look at sectoral drivers in the transport and renewable energy sector and identify opportunities for strategic partnerships.  Experts from the two sectors will outline the motivation to engage with the other sector.  A panel discussion will look at how joint planning can increase the uptake of clean energy and ensure efficiency in the urban transportation system.


download 12 November, 9.00 – 11.00, Riad Yima, 52 Derb Aajane Rahba Lakdima Medina, 40000 Marrakech

Brainstorming Session


This event is an opportunity to think about what “swarm” electrification is, how it is defined, and how our respective organisations could engage in such an approach.

It is also an opportunity to meet others working in this area and make some new connections.

The event has been designed to be small and informal.


  • 09:00 Tea and breakfast
  • 09:15 Why are we here?
  • 09:30 What does “swarm” electrification mean to you?
  • 09:50 Challenges and opportunities
  • 10:00 How can we push awareness? Who do we target? What can we do?
  • 10:50 Moving forward: Next steps



download 7-18 November, Booth number 15 D, Area E

Meet our team!

Together with World Future Council (WFC), we have a booth that promotes renewables.

Please visit our booth at COP22 and pick up a new REN21 bookmark! You can also get our latest publications by touching your Poken device to our Touch Point there.

Our booth is located in Area E number 15 D.



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