REN21 Renewables 2011 Global Status Report
19 March 2012
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Presentation—Introduction to the webinar and panelists
Presentation—Global Renewable Energy Policy Perspectives
The REN21 Renewables 2011 Global Status Report shows that the renewable energy sector continues to perform well despite continuing economic recession, incentive cuts, and low natural-gas prices. In 2010, renewable energy supplied an estimated 16% of global final energy consumption and delivered close to 20% of global electricity. Renewable capacity now comprises about a quarter of total global power-generating capacity. In this webinar, go in depth and behind the scenes of the REN21 report with Christine Lins, Executive Director of REN21. Learn more about the report’s findings and what lies ahead for renewable energy.
Christine Lins was appointed as Executive Secretary of REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network of the 21st Century, in July 2011. During the last 10 years, she served as Secretary General of the European Renewable Energy Council, the united voice of Europe’s renewable energy industry. Lins has more than 15 years of working experience in the field of renewable energy sources. Previously, she worked in a regional energy agency in Austria promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. Lins holds a masters degree in international economics and applied languages.