Events - 7 Jun 18

Innovations in Sustainability

Join Gensler, Sparkfund and Fastrope in exploring how real estate and business leaders are leveraging the latest innovations in technology, design & adoption to reposition their building assets.

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

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

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

A conversation with:

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

Genevieve Cullen
President
Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA)

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

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

Moderated by:

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

Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. for the US 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 US trends captured in the 2018 report and highlight the role of renewable energy, energy storage, and electric vehicles in modernizing the US electric grid.

 

On Twitter? Follow @ACGlobalEnergy and @ACORE and use #ACEnergy

Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator)
Washington, DC

This event is open to press and on the record. 

VISITING THE COUNCIL: Metro and parking info

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House Energy Committee Hearing on the Hydropower Licensing Process

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing entitled “Improving the Hydropower Licensing Process.”

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Lunch & Learn with Kelly Speakes-Backman, Energy Storage Association

Please join Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy for a WRISE DC lunch and learn with Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO of the Energy Storage Association.

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House Science Committee Hearing on the Electric Grid of the Future

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy will convene a hearing entitled “The Electric Grid of the Future.”

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DC Premiere Screening of ‘Normal Is Over’

ForestPlanet is proud to present the DC Premiere screening of an award winning film by Renee Scheltema – Normal is Over. This film chronicles the way humans have inadvertently imperiled our planet: climate change, species extinction, the depletion of critical natural resources, and industrial control of our food production.

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