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Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day Side Event at CEM8

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day, to be held as a side event at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), will feature high-level speakers from business and governments discussing corporate demand for cost-competitive renewable energy, its potential to accelerate renewables deployment and meet climate targets, and the necessary enabling frameworks. The event is part of the CEM Corporate Sourcing of Renewables campaign.

Date, Time, and Venue 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
China National Convention Center | Beijing, China
09:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs | Room 311b


The agenda will include presentations and panel discussions on the following topics: 


  • Global Landscape for Corporate Sourcing of Renewables: From Market Niche to Trend 
  • Unlocking Corporate Investment in Renewables: Enabling Frameworks and Barriers for Renewable Energy Purchases 
  • The Second Wave of Corporate PPAs: Scaling up in Asia and Europe
  • China’s Policy Environment for Corporate Procurement of Renewable Energy 
  • Unlocking Appetite for Corporate Procurement of Renewables in China: Opportunities and Barriers 
  • Needs and Way Forward to Promote Corporate Sourcing of Renewables in China


For further information on the latest agenda and speakers, please contact Stephanie Weckend, This event is a contribution to the CEM Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign, led by Germany and Denmark. It is brought to you by its operating agent International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and partners Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), RE100, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), World Resources Institute (WRI), and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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