Events - 26 Mar 19

West African Energy Sector Briefing

WAPP and ERERA executives will outline specific generation and transmission projects currently underway and in the pipeline for development and the opportunities for private investment to support and advance the economic and electrical goals of a thriving and growing region.

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Lunch & Learn with Edison Electric Institute

Join the Women’s Energy Network for a lunch presentation on current policy and legal issues in the electric utility power sector hosted by and featuring experts from the Edison Electric Institute.

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The Future of Renewable Energy in the Russian Arctic Regions

While the Arctic is rich in energy resources, many Arctic communities depend on imported diesel, experience energy poverty and environmental vulnerability. Renewable energy (RE) offers a solution to enhance local energy security. Yet, the uptake of RE varies significantly between the regions. Among the regions that have beyond-average per capita RE installed is the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the largest subnational unit in the Russian Federation located in Eastern Siberia. This presentation will use the case of Yakutia to examine subnational tendencies in Russian energy governance and clarify the role of local authorities and non-state actors in RE development.

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