REN Alliance

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Name of initiative REN Alliance
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Starting year 2004
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Secretariat Will Henley & Greg Tracz, International Hydropower Association, e-mail:;
Organisational structure REN Alliance partners are:

International Solar Energy Society - ISES (Germany), International Hydropower Association (United Kingdom). World Bioenergy Association (Sweden), World Wind Energy Association (Germany), International Geothermal Association (Germany).

Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation REN Alliance
Type of lead organisation International organisation
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Description The International Renewable Energy Industry Alliance (Ren-Alliance) was formed by its founding organizations on 4th June 2004 to enhance policy and information on renewable energy as well as to provide a combined voice for the renewable energy community research, business and industry.
Objectives The REN Alliance goal is to advance policies that favour the increased deployment and use of renewable energy by fostering collaboration, removing barriers, promoting successful implementation strategies, enhancing business conditions and developing markets.
Activities The main activities will be to :

- co-operate jointly to the mutual advantage of each member organization. - promote an on-going process of policy development and consensus building that encourages renewable energy development. - research and publish authoritative, analytically sound information in support of renewable energy policy. - participate in international frameworks and events enhancing the knowledge and acceptance of renewable energy including UN initiatives and programmes. - publicize renewable energy solutions through advertising, promotion and other means of information dissemination such as conferences and meetings when and where appropriate.

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Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Technical dialogue, Political dialogue
Activity of initiative Knowledge dissemination and exchange, Awareness raising and outreach, Advocacy, Policy planning and recommendations
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Participants Number Names
Members 5  
Companies 0
Business organisations 5 World Wind Energy Association (Germany),  International Solar Energy Society (Germany),  International Hydropower Association (United Kingdom),  International Geothermal Association (Germany),  World Bioenergy Association (Sweden).
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 0
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Faith based organisations 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
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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
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Last update: 28 September 2020 08:51:35

Not only have national states as participators