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Renewable Energy Policy Network for 21st Century

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C/O UNEP 15 rue de Milan 75441 Paris Cedex 09 FRANCE

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Network Member
Knowledge Partner
Type of organisation: 
Non-governmental organisation
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REN21 is a global renewable energy policy network that connects a wide range of key stakeholders to facilitate knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards a rapid global transition to renewable energy. The REN21 Secretariat is located in Paris, France. Together, REN21 and REEEP established, an information portal on clean energy policy, regulation and financing.

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  • Renewables 2019 Global Status Report

    Publication date: 
    Thursday, June 27, 2019

    The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report (GTR) is jointly prepared by the Frankfurt School UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, BloombergNEF and UN Environment. The GTR, formerly Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment, was produced for the first time in 2007 under UN Environment’s Sustainable Energy Finance Initiative (SEFI). It grew out of efforts to track and publish comprehensive information about international investments in renewable energy.

  • Renewables Global Status Report 2018

    Publication date: 
    Friday, June 1, 2018

    Published annually since 2005, this report provides a comprehensive and timely overview of the renewable energy market, industry, investment and policy developments worldwide. It relies on up-to-date renewable energy data provided by an international network of hundreds of contributors, researchers and authors to enable “policymakers, industry, investors and civil society to make informed decisions.” The report covers recent developments and key trends. It does not provide analysis or forecasts.

  • Renewables 2016- Global Status Report

    Publication date: 
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016

    First released in 2005, REN21's Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) has grown to become a truly collaborative e‡ort, drawing on an international network of over 500 authors, contributors and reviewers. Today it is the most frequently referenced report on renewable energy market, industry and policy trends.