Celebrating International Women's Day

Women disproportionately make up the 1.1 billion who don’t have access to electricity and the 2.9 billion people who don’t have access to clean cooking.

This International Women's Day, we are doubling down on our efforts to support women's organizations, women owned businesses and women investors to speed progress in ending energy poverty – and bring electricity and clean cooking to everyone.

Global Tracking Framework report to launch at Forum

Now in its third edition, the Global Tracking Framework (GTF) is well-established as a global dashboard documenting progress towards the three Sustainable Energy for All objectives for 2030: universal access to energy, doubling both the rate of progress on energy efficiency, and the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

The previous version of the report concluded that we need to accelerate our efforts on each one of those fronts. How has the world fared since then?

NREL’s :"Emerging Markets Day"

This year, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Laboratory is sponsoring Emerging Markets Day as part of their annual Investor Growth Forum. This day-long forum for emerging market energy ventures and investors will take place on April 12 in Denver, prior to the Industry Growth Forum. They are inviting clean energy venture seeking series A-C capital and investor seeking the next scalable investment target to join the event.

SEforALL Global Tracking Framework 2017: Public Consultation Period

The Public Consultation Draft of the Sustainable Energy for All Global Tracking Framework 2017 is currently live and hosted on the REN21 Website. To access the consultation document, please follow the link below, where you can register with the REN21 site if you have not done so already. Comments should be entered directly on to the web platform. Drafts of each of the chapters will be available for review until February 13th, 2017.

Helping leaders navigate the new energy space

Rachel Kyte, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, will be speaking during the Closing session of this week’s Oslo Energy Forum - taking place from February 7th - 10th.
The Forum brings together government decision-makers, top policy thinkers and key business leaders from the oil and gas, electric power, renewable energy, oilfield services, transportation and financial services industries.