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SAIREC 2015 is open for registration!

SAIREC 2015 is open for registration!

From 4-7 October, 2015 the sixth International Renewable Energy Conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa. The International Renewable Conferences are foremost dedicated to renewable energy and provide a global platform for government, private sector and civil society leaders to advance energy. There is no registration fee. However you do need to register in order to gain access to the venue. To register, please go to the SAIREC webpage.

New internship position at the REN21 Secretariat

New internship position at the REN21 Secretariat

REN21 is looking for a new Data/Social-Media intern who would like to support the activities of its Secretariat in Paris. More information can be found here:   Data Social Media Internship   Please send applications according to the information in the job description to secretariat@ren21.net until Friday, 31 July 2015. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Good luck!

GSR 2015 Key Findings Available in Chinese!

GSR 2015 Key Findings Available in Chinese!

Following the launch of the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report June 18th at the Vienna Energy Forum, the REN21 secretariat is continuing to spread the news.  Christine Lins, REN21’s Executive Secretary, was at our latest launch in Guang ying, China. Our network members are also doing their part. Adnan Z Amin, Director-General of IRENA, also attended a conference in Beijing, China on the 26th of June. Keep your eyes on this news feed for further updates on launches and events worldwide. You can download the GSR and all key findings here at www.ren21.net/gsr

China Launch of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report

China Launch of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report

We request the pleasure of your company for the China launch of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report on 24 June 2015.   First released in 2005, REN21’s annual Renewables Global Status Report provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy markets, industries, investments, and policy developments worldwide. It enables policymakers, industry, investors, and civil society to make informed decisions. The Renewables Global Status Report relies on up-to-date renewable energy data, provided by an international network of more than 500 contributors, researchers, and authors. Today it is the most referenced report on renewable energy market, industry and policy trends.    Where: Embassy of Austria in Beijing Jian Guo Men Wai, Xiu Shui Nan Jie 5, Beijing 100600, China   AGENDA 15.30 Registration   16.00 Welcome & Opening Remarks Ambassador Irene Giner-Reichl, Austrian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia   16.15 Presentation of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report Christine Lins, Executive Secretary, REN21   16.45 High-level commentaries – Shi Lishan, Deputy Director-General, New energy and renewable energy department, National Energy Administration (NEA) – Li Junfeng, President, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA)   17.15 Discussion   17.30 Buffet Dinner and Networking   Given the limited room capacity, early registration is highly recommended. In order to reserve your place and for security reasons, please register for the event no later than 19th June 2015 by sending an e-mail to Ms. Angelika Schoenegger-Men, angelika.schoenegger-men@bmeia.gv.at   Copies of the REN21 Renewables 2015 Global Status Report incl. key findings in...

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