We have offered dozens of training webinars on priority clean energy policy topics that policymakers in countries around the world can adapt for their own use. Many expert panelists and thousands of policymakers and others have participated in these unique training opportunities. Please consider joining us for one of our upcoming webinars. Or, browse the recorded webinars listed below.
Boston Community Energy Study
An exploration of the resilience provided by microgrids in the face of potential threats, including severe weather events and terrorism, with a focus on the Boston Community Energy Study.
Leveraging Open Data and Analytics toward Universal Access: New Open Source Tool Supports Better Electrification Planning
An introduction to the Electrification Pathways application, a new tool that considers a variety of publicly available data to determine the least-cost options for bringing electricity to areas as small as one square kilometer.
2017 CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards
Presentations on how to participate in the 2017 CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards.
Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation in India
An introduction to the Mission Innovation initiative followed by a review of the key policies and programs aimed at accelerating clean energy innovation in India, including innovative models of government-industry collaboration in transitioning new technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace.
Introduction to RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software
An introduction to the powerful capabilities of the RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software.
Assessing Wind Energy Potential with the New Global Wind Atlas
A demonstration of the newly released Global Wind Atlas—a data set and suite of tools available via the IRENA Global Atlas platform that provides very high-resolution worldwide wind data for the first time.
REN21 Renewables 2015 Global Status Report: Heating and Cooling
Covering the launch of REN21’s flagship report, the Renewables Global Status Report for 2015, with a focus on heating and cooling.
How Distribution Grids Can Integrate More Renewable Energy: Lessons Learned from the GRID4EU Project
A review of original approaches taken by—and lessons learned from—GRID4EU, a European project on integrating renewable energy
Operating High Variable, Renewable Generation Power Systems: Lessons Learned from Ireland and Northern Ireland
Training on lessons learned from Ireland and Northern Ireland on operating power systems with high levels of variable renewable generation.
REN21 Global Status Report Launch: Domination of Renewables
A webinar-based training for the launch of REN21’s flagship report, the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report.
Implementing Building Energy Codes: Status of Building Energy Code Development and Implementation Globally and in China, France and the United States
A presentation of the status and key areas for international collaboration in building energy code implementation and compliance, and the experience of code implementation in China, France and the United States.
Clean Energy in Two U.S. States (California Energy Storage Alliance)
Highlights of programs in California and Connecticut that won CESA’s 2014 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards.
Large-scale Energy Efficiency in Indian Buildings: The Impact and Role of the Energy Conservation Building Code
Scientists and building energy professionals discuss ongoing efforts to roll out the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) in Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh, as well as results of a pilot building on the Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur campus.
Acceso a la Energía en Perú (Spanish-Language Webinar)
An exploration—in Spanish—of residual energy access issues in Peru in the run up to the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties that will be held in Peru, December 2014
The Future of Feed-In Tariffs
A global perspective on the future of feed-in tariffs, including evaluations of three criticisms of FITs
SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Competition for Lighting Products
On entering this international competition for lighting products by the Super-Efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment Initiative
REN21 Renewables 2014 Global Status Report: Middle East and North Africa
Review of the renewable energy market, industry, and policy trends in the MENA region
REN21 Renewables 2014 Global Status Report: Africa
Review of the renewable energy market, industry, and policy trends in Europe in Africa