REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century)

General

Name of initiative REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century)
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
Website address http://www.ren21.net/
Related initiatives
Starting year 2005
End year
Secretariat REN21 Secretariat Address:

Address: c/o UN Environment Programme 1 rue Miollis 75015 Paris, France Phone +33 1 44 37 50 91 Email: secretariat@ren21.net

Organisational structure REN21 is made up of a community of actors from science, governments, NGOs and industry. Our Steering Committee represents the REN21 community, providing strategic direction to REN21’s work programme. This is the main governing entity of REN21. The Bureau is made up of the REN21 President and Executive Director, and seven Steering Committee members.
Geographical coverage Global, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and The Caribbean, Africa, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America
Name of lead organisation REN21
Type of lead organisation NGO/Civil Society
Location/Nationality of lead organisation France

Description

Description REN21 is the only global renewable energy community of actors from science, governments, NGOs and industry. We provide up-to-date and peer-reviewed facts, figures and analysis of global developments in technology, policies and markets. Our goal: enable decision-makers to make the shift to renewable energy happen – now.
Objectives - Providing policy-relevant information and research based analysis on renewable energy to decision makers, multipliers and the public to catalyse policy Change

- Offering a platform for interconnection between multi-stakeholder actors working in the renewable energy field worldwide and identifying barriers as well as working to bridge existing gaps to increase the large-scale deployment of renewable energy worldwide.

Activities Compilation of reports for political and technical dialogue.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Political dialogue, Technical dialogue
Activity of initiative Policy planning and recommendations, Knowledge dissemination and exchange, Knowledge production and innovation
Indicators
Knowledge dissemination and exchange — Workshops and meetings for exchanging the knowledge
Year2020
Value (#)3
Knowledge production and innovation — Knowledge production or publication produced
Year2020
Value (#)4
Goals
Comments on indicators and goals Several workshops held every year, and several reports produced every year.
How will goals be achieved
Have you changed or strenghtened your goals
Progress towards the goals
How are you tracking progress of your initiative
Available reporting The REN21 annual report for 2020 is available at:

https://www.ren21.net/reports/global-status-report/

Participants

Participants Number Names
Members 88  
Companies 0
Business organisations 19 ACORE

ALER Africa Minigrid Developers Association Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre APREN Alliance for Rural Electrification Clean Energy Council CREIA Euroheat & Power European Renewable Energies Federation GOGLA Global Solar Council GWEC IGA IHA Indian Renewable Energy Federation RES4Africa Solar Power Europe World Bioenergy Association ACORE ALER Africa Minigrid Developers Association APREN Alliance for Rural Electrification Clean Energy Council CREIA Euroheat & Power European Renewable Energies Federation GOGLA Global Solar Council GWEC IGA IHA Indian Renewable Energy Federation RES4Africa Solar Power Europe World Bioenergy Association WWEA

Research and educational organisations 9 AEE Institute for Sustainable Technologies

Centre for Energy,  Environment and Water Fundacion Bariloche International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis ISES NREL National Research University Higher School of Economics Russia SANEDI TERI

Non-governmental organisations 27 CAN-I

Coalition de Ciudades Capitales de las mericas (CC35) Clean Cooking Alliance CLASP Club-ER Energy Cities FER Global Forum on Sustainable Energy Global 100% RE Greenpeace International GWNET Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition ICLEI IEC International Electrotechnical Commission ISEP Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies Jeunes Volontaires pour l'Environnement Mali Folkecenter PowerForALL REEEP Renewable Energy Institute Renewables Grid Initiative Solar Cookers International Sustainable Energy for All SLOCAT Partnership on sustainable,  low carbon transport World Council for Renewable Energy World Future Council World Resources Institute World Wildlife Federation

National states 0
Governmental actors 14 Afghanistan

Austria Brazil Denmark Dominican Republic Germany India Mexico Norway Republic of Korea South Africa Spain United Arab Emirates United States

Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 13 ADB

APERC ECREEE European Commission GEF IEA IRENA IsDB RCREEE UNDP UNEP UNIDO World Bank

Financial Institutions 0
Faith based organisations 0
Other members 6 Michael Eckhart

Mohamed El-Ashry David Hales Kirsty Hamilton Peter Rae Arthouros Zervos

Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
2018
49
2019
72
2021
88
Have only national states as participators No


Theme

Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
Yes No No No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes No Yes Yes No No No No No Yes No
Last update: 13 August 2021 13:37:36

Not only have national states as participators