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The State of America’s Energy Transition: REN21’s Renewable Global Status Report

June 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Please join the American Council on Renewable Energy and the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2018 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. for the U.S. launch of the 2018 REN21 Renewables Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy. First published in 2005, the annual Renewables Global Status Report is the most complete and timely overview of the status, recent developments and trends in renewable energy markets, industries, investments and policy developments worldwide. Data are provided by a network of 800 contributors, researchers and authors from all over the world.

Following a highlight presentation of the GSR by Rana Adib, executive secretary, REn21, our panel of distinguished experts will discuss a range of market specific U.S. trends captured in the 2018 report and highlight the role of renewable energy, energy storage, and electric vehicles in modernizing the U.S. electric grid.

Opening remarks by:

David Livingston, Deputy Director for Climate and Advanced Energy, Global Energy Center Atlantic Council

John E. Morton, Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center Atlantic Council

Speaker remarks by:

Rana Adib, Executive Secretary, Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

A conversation with:

Genevieve Cullen, President, Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA)

Dan Whitten, Vice President of Communications, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

Tom Kiernan, Chief Executive Officer, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)

Moderated by:

Greg Wetstone, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)


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