Let’s meet up

REN21 Secretariat


Meet up with us at one of the following events where REN21 will be participating.

13 October 2020
  • Chillventa CONGRESS: EPEE and Asercom eSymposium

    13 October 2020 - 15 October 2020  

    Where to meet: Online

    As  the major trade show dedicated for cooling and refrigeration globally , Chillventa enables the direct exchange of views with a variety of experts and qualified suppliers from all over the world. The trade show, Chillventa CONGRESS and a varied supporting programme are devoted to the whole process chain of refrigeration, ac & ventilation and heat pumps for three days. 

    As part of the EPEE and Asercom eSymposium during the event, Rana Adib, the executive director of REN21, will talk about COVID-19 and EU recovery plan.

    Register here: https://bit.ly/3cIqGQF

    Contact us at secretariat@ren21.net.


27 October 2020
  • Daring Cities 2020 - Renewable Energy in Cities: Opportunities for Green Growth through Recovery Packages

    27 October 2020  17:00 - 18:30

    Where to meet: Online

    Energy systems are the backbone for cities central activities, such as public transportation, heating / cooling and productive uses. Energy production and efficient energy use have a direct impact on the entire urban environment and the health and economic prospects of its residents. Cities with clean air and little noise tend to have healthy and productive citizens.

    By having a closer look at energy supply and efficient energy consumption in cities, we can understand their impacts and connections to other vital areas of municipal administration. Cities are large energy consumers, also their municipal governments often own and operate municipal infrastructure and have a direct responsibility to provide healthy and sustainable living environments.

    Effective local renewable energy deployment can give cities the opportunity to achieve a wide range of socio-economic and environmental objectives. Renewable energy sources can support creating more liveable urban areas, enabling a better life for urban residents. Benefits include better local air quality, mitigating and adapting to climate change, reducing municipal energy costs, supporting economic development, promoting a stable and secure energy supply, and increasing energy access.

    Municipal governments play a role in integrating renewable energy, alongside energy efficiency, into urban planning, municipal policies and regulation, purchasing renewables for public buildings and enabling citizens, businesses and other actors to scale up renewables. In addition, multiple opportunities arise for new business in the areas of renewable energy in heating and cooling, transport and power sectors as well as integrated business approaches to link these sectors.

    Lea Ranalder, Project Manager at REN21, together with city and national government representatives, city networks and renewable energy experts will discuss how the use of renewable energy in cities can both drive the energy transition, climate mitigation and adaptation action. This discussion will serve as input to further develop this new report series and expand the expert community.

    Register here: https://bit.ly/2GyILEM 

    Contact us at secretariat@ren21.net.


28 October 2020
  • World Green Growth Summit 2020: Smart Cities Forum - "Cities - achieving net-zero, carbon neutral goals through accelerated energy transition"

    28 October 2020 - 29 October 2020  

    Where to meet: Online

    The Smart Cities Forum Aims to move the largest global corporate greenhouse gas emitters to reduce emissions along value chains, improve corporate governance frameworks to articulate executive decisions. 
     The forum will address strategies to understand how firms can be assessed along their sector based decarbonisation pathways toward a future transportation to connect communities. The Smart Cities Expo & Forum forges new relationships between buyers and suppliers with current and potential investments in green economy space. 

    In the session 4 of the forum, Lea Ranalder, Project Manager and Analyst of REN21, will  do a presentation on renewable energy in cities - opportunities for socio-economic development. Her presentation will also cover how effective local renewable energy deployment can give cities the opportunity to achieve a wide range of socio-economic and environmental objectives as well as creating more liveable urban areas.

    Register here: https://worldgreengrowthsummit.org/register/

    Contact us at secretariat@ren21.net.


3 December 2020
  • Off-Grid Expo and Conference 2020

    3 December 2020 - 4 December 2020  

    Where to meet: Messe Augsburg, Am Messezentrum 5, 86159 Augsburg, Germany

    The OFF-GRID Conference 2020 offers experts an exciting all-round view, a wealth of experience and fresh momentum relating to the issues of the effects of Covid-19 on the off-grid industry sector, productive use and sector coupling, energy storage systems for rural electrification and small wind turbines for challenging locations.

    The programme is being organised in cooperation with the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and with the support of the Bundesverband Kleinwindanlagen e.V. (BVKW) (Federal Association of Small Wind Turbines).

    Rana Adib, the Executive Director of REN21, will speak in the session II of the conference about the overarching challenges, bottlenecks and recommendations on sector ­coupling towards achieving SDG 7 goals. 

    Register here: https://bit.ly/33dbqrX 

    Contact us at secretariat@ren21.net.