Growing Renewable Energy Through Voluntary Markets

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Type: 
Webinar

Details:

12 Dec 2016
Organisation: 
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Center for Resource Solutions (CRS)

If we are to transition to a sustainable economy there is a strong need to accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. This joint GGKP webinar with Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) highlighted how the voluntary market can play a key role in addressing this issue.  The Executive Director of CRS, Jennifer Martin, presented a Toolkit for Supporting Voluntary Markets, and provided an overview of the key elements to creating effective and robust voluntary renewable energy markets.

Held on 12 December 2016, the webinar covered: renewable energy attributes, tracking systems, certification and additional policy mechanisms, whilst demonstrating how these tools can facilitate the growth of the voluntary renewable energy product types and procurement options.

  • Moderator:  Djaheezah Subratty, Head, Policy Unit, Energy, Climate, and Technology Branch Economy Division, UN Environment (see bio here)
  • Presentation by: Jennifer Martin, Executive Director, Center for Resource Solutions (see bio here)
  • Discussant: Jonathan Coony, Global Lead on Green Competitiveness, World Bank (see bio here)
  • Discussant: Jeremy Tamanini, Founder, Lead Consultant, Dual Citizen (see bio here)

The presentations were followed by a moderated discussion and Q&A with the audience.

See the webinar slides here.

Webinar Recording

Sectors: 
Energy
Language: 
English
Delivery mode: 
Online
Registration required: 
Yes
Fee: 
No

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