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Sep 09, 2016: Rachel Kyte, SEforALL’s Chief Executive Officer and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, will be speaking on energy, infrastructure and sustainable development at the Toronto Global Forum on Tuesday, 13 September.  
Sep 07, 2016: “Even though there are a lot of projects happening, to make a project sustainable one must take a whole-systems approach.” Rocky Mountain Institute trustee Maria van der Hoeven, formerly Executive Director of the International Energy Agency and a member of SEforALL’s Advisory Board,
Sep 05, 2016: The United States and China – the world’s two biggest greenhouse gas emitters – have formally ratified the Paris climate agreement, bringing its entry into force a big step closer.  
Aug 30, 2016: Developing economies jumped ahead of developed countries for the first time in 2015 in terms of total new renewable energy investment, REN21's Global Status Report 2016 shows.
Aug 23, 2016: Renewable energy producers have won more than a 50% share of Chile’s latest power tender, with falling costs for renewables driving the average bid price below USD 50 per megawatt hour (MWh) – the lowest since the tenders began a decade ago.
Aug 18, 2016: Ever wondered where’s the best place in the world to build a solar power plant? For the first time, privately-produced renewable energy maps and resource data is available for download to all for free.
Aug 16, 2016: Toyota, Siemens and Johnson Controls head a new list of the top 200 world companies ranked by their total clean energy revenues, with Chinese firms accounting for more than a third of the total.
Aug 16, 2016: International pubic climate funds are too focused on large-scale grid extension, to the detriment of small-scale off-grid and mini-grid services that are often quicker and cheaper to deploy
Aug 10, 2016: The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) and Ecofys analyze the INDCs of 16 countries and one region (the EU-28), which accounted for 78% of global energy-related CO2 emissions in 2013.
Jul 25, 2016: First released in 2005, REN21's Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) has grown to become a truly collaborative effort, drawing on an international network of over 500 authors, contributors and reviewers. Today it is the most frequently referenced report on renewable energy market, industry and policy trends.