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2nd Session Group of Experts on Renewable Energy

2nd Session Group of Experts on Renewable Energy

12 - 13 October 2015
Salle VII, Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland

2nd Session Group of Experts on Renewable Energy (12 - 13 October 2015, Salle VII, Palais des Nations, Geneva) The Group of Experts on Renewable Energy is carrying out concrete activities that, in line with the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative of the Secretary-General, help significantly increase the uptake of renewable energy in the UNECE region. This year's focus of the 2nd session of the Group of Experts on Renewable Energy  is on progress on the uptake of renewable energy in the UNECE region and on the role that the UNECE  – and therefore the Group of Experts - can play to facilitate and accelerate necessary changes.

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Documents

Document Title & Symbol ENG FRE RUS
Provisional Programme of the Second Session PDF PDF PDF
Annotated Provisional Agenda for the Second session
ECE/ENERGY/GE.7/2015/1
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Report of the Second Session of the Group of Experts on Renewable Energy
ECE/ENERGY/GE.7/2015/2
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Draft Work Plan of the Group of Experts on Renewable Energy for 2016-2017
ECE/ENERGY/GE.7/2015/3
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Informal Documents

Informal Document Title & Symbol ENG FRE RUS
Draft Conclusions and Recommendations arising from the Group of Experts on Renewable Energy Second Session
GERE/2/2015/INF.1
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List of Bureau Members PDF  

Presentations

Presentation Title & Author ENG FRE RUS
Agenda Item 3: Report on the implementation of the Work Plan 2014-2015      

Report on the implementation of the Work Plan 2014- 2015
Gianluca Sambucini, UNECE

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Sneak preview: Key findings of the UNECE Renewable Energy Status report
Martin Hullin,  Coordinator of the Report, REN21 
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Renewable Energy Futures Trends and Drivers
Ralph Sims, Professor of Sustainable Energy, Director, Centre for Energy, Massey University
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Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2015 A focus on UNECE
Paolo Frankl,  Head Renewable Energy Division, IEA
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IRENA Work on Renewable Energy Potential in  South East Europe
Jeffrey Skeer, Senior Programme Officer, IRENA
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Agenda item 5: The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s role in achieving the Global Goal on Energy, and contribute to the global actions on climate change mitigation and adaptation, including the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

     

Keynote presentation:
Key challenges to achieve the global goal on energy (video conference)
Vivien Foster, Manager of the Sustainable Energy department, World Bank/ SE4ALL Global Tracking Framework

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Prospects and opportunities in the renewable energy sector of Azerbaijan
Nazir Ramazanov, Adviser to the Chairman, the State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources (Azerbaijan)
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Role of Renewable Energy Sources in Climate Change Mitigation in Croatia
Zeljko Juric, Senior Researcher, Energy Institute” Hrvoje Pozar”, (Croatia)
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Germany's energy transition: Status quo and Challenges
Ulrich Benterbusch, Deputy Director General DG II, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (Germany)
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PANEL DISCUSSION
How UNECE countries can be supported to achieve the Global Goals and to convert climate change challenges to sustainable development opportunities?
     
Renewable Energy status, potential and opportunities in Russia
Georgy Ermolenko, Center for the Development of Renewable Energy, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
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Global Goal 7 and UNECE: South East Europe in Focus
Anna Dimitrova, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels
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Best practices in photovoltaics-Local photovoltaic plants with innovations
Andreas Dreisiebner, Solarspar, Switzerland
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Opportunities in trade and advanced bioenergy sectors
Henrique Pacini, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
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Agenda item 7: Cross-cutting issues and coordination of work on renewable energy      
Outcomes of the Sixth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development
Viktor Badaker, UNECE
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Application of UNFC2009 to RE Resources
Frank Denelle, Royal Dutch Shell
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Cross-sectoral approach for global goals
Michael Kunz, UNECE
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Water Energy Nexus
Francesca Bernardini, UNECE
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Forest and Energy
Sebastian Glasenapp/Frank Helbig, UNECE
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Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Domenica Carriero, UNECE
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Fostering renewable energy development in UNECE region. Main trends and project presentation
Oliver Frank, Head of Division, Renewables Energy, DENA (German Energy Agency)
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Evaluation