The new Renewables 2019 Global Status Report (GSR) was released this week and we have made a list of all the launch events, so you can see where we will be and when.
From Sao Paulo to Manila, the launch events are being held on four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America). These events allow the opportunity to showcase not only the global renewable energy trends but also latest regional latest developments and the challenges these regions face.
Check out the list!
Dialogue on Renewable Energy and the Energy Transformation – Sao Paulo, 17 June
Hosted by the Institute of Energy and Environment of University of São Paulo, the event is structured around the benefits and co-benefits of renewables, using Brazil as the starting point for discussion. REN21 Bureau Vice-President Irene Giner-Reichl give the keynote presentation. You can access more information here.
Asia Clean Energy Forum 2019 (ACEF) – Manila, 17 – 21 June
Once again, ACEF becomes is the arena to present the GSR in Asia. The event focuses on the challenge of effectively using knowledge to increase the scale and speed of clean energy deployment. We will host a Deep Dive Workshop “Renewable Energy Transition: Is Asia Leading?” on the 17th, led by REN21’s Outreach and Communication Manager, Laura Williamson. Our Community Manager, Vibhushree Hamirwasia, will give a presentation on the status of renewables focusing on the energy access in the region. Click here for more information.
Overcoming Africa´s Energy Access Gap: Strategic Priorities for Scaling up Renewables – Addis Ababa, 19 June
For its 7th Annual Conference, the RES4Africa Foundation centers the conversation on different approaches to bridge the finance gap required to achieve the universal access by 2030 for the African continent. Arthouros Zervos, REN21 Chair, will present the GSR with a regional perspective providing insights on energy access and the role of countries and cities. You can access more information here.
EU Sustainable Energy Week – Brussels, 17-21 June
Hosted by the European Commission and energy players, the conference centers around sustainable energy issues, debates on new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas in Europe. Rana Adib, our Executive Secretary, will present the global and EU trends as detailed in the GSR. Panelists from important end-use sectors will join her, presenting the obstacles and opportunities for integrated approaches in the energy transition. For more information, access here.
7th International Symposium on Environment & Energy Finance Issues – Paris, 2 July
How does finance support the energy transition? This will symposium gather players from the energy transition to discuss different technological solutions and their financing to accelerate renewable energy uptake. The GSR will be given as the keynote.
First published in 2005, the GSR provides a comprehensive overview of what is happening in the renewable energy sector. Now in its 15th year, this annual report has become the industry standard for renewables. It is built on data and information provided by REN21’s network of more than 900 contributors world-wide. Collectively, the information is used to shape debates to push thinking and action on renewables.