Now Open: Peer Review of GSR 2018

We are happy to announce that the Round 1 Peer Review Draft of the Renewables 2018 Global Status Report (GSR 2018) is ready for your expert input.


We invite your comments on the draft, which can be accessed on REN21+  (please follow the instructions for the peer review tool here). Please feel free to focus on the sections most closely aligned with your specific knowledge and expertise.


The Round 1 Review draft includes the following:



  • Policy Landscape
  • Energy Systems Integration & Enabling Technologies
  • Distributed Renewables for Energy Access
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Feature – Corporate Renewable Energy

Sidebar: Digitalisation and Energy


Thank you for providing your input within the next 2 weeks, by 22 January at 23:00 Paris time, to ensure that your comments reach our authoring team. Please note that this is the only opportunity you will have to comment on these specific chapters; they will not be included in the second peer review round, which will include other chapters/sidebars to review.


Remaining chapters and sidebars for GSR 2018 are still under development and will be available for comment during the Round 2 Review in March/April 2018.


Should you have any questions or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at


Thank you in advance for your valuable contributions, which are critical to the production of a balanced, comprehensive, and high quality report.

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