Renewable Energy Transition: Is Asia Leading?


Renewable Energy Transition: Is Asia Leading?

17 June 2019

An Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) 2019 Deep Dive Workshop

Renewable energy uptake can be supported and driven by many players: policy-makers at global, national, and sub-national levels, citizens, private sector, energy consumers. In parallel, renewables can support the objectives of end-use sectors by delivering clean and sustainable energy options.

Cities are key actors for the transition to renewable energy. They regularly lead on efforts to deploy renewable technologies, especially in heating, cooling and road transport. However, their contribution to the energy transition is not well understood because comprehensive information about city-level developments is lacking

This DDW drew on two key REN21 publications: Renewables 2019 Global Status Report and Renewables in Cities – Global Status Report. The workshop presented the status of renewables globally, examined what is happening in Asia and what Asian cities are doing, and can do, to drive renewable uptake.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
17 Jun 2019 Presentation Renewable Energy Transition: Is Asia Leading?
This presentation gave an overview of the Renewables 2019 Global Status Report published by REN21, an international policy network dedicated to building...
Laura Williamson


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