Transformation is picking up speed in the power sector, but urgent action is required in heating, cooling and transport The 2018 edition of the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) reveals two realities: one in which a revolution in the power sector is driving rapid change towards a renewable energy future, and another in which the overall transition is not advancing with the speed needed. The report will be launched… Read more >
A new initiative has been launched to boost the number of women at senior levels and middle management in the UK energy industry. The Energy Leaders’ Coalition comprises eight of the leading chief executives from the UK’s energy sector – of which only two are women – who are making a public declaration to improve gender diversity in their companies and in the sector as a whole. Read more here.
Meeting the Sustainable Development Goal to provide sustainable energy for all by 2030 and creating a gender-inclusive environment in the energy sector will require urgent action of energy practitioners, NGOs, finance institutions, and policy-makers. The ENERGIA and LCEDN workshop in Delhi on April, 3 brought together international researchers, policy-makers and practitioners to look at the key issue: ‘How can taking a gender perspective contribute to increased access to energy services’…. Read more >
Date: 6 June 2018
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
On the occasion of the European Development Days 2018 focusing on the empowerment of women, the sustainable energy and climate change unit of the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development organises an event on “Women and Sustainable Energy“. The event will feature the official launch of the three projects selected in the European Commission’s Call for Proposals on Women and Sustainable Energy. It will also feature an… Read more >
Deadline: 30 June 2018 In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to “create the future we want in 2030.” SDGs&Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations. The objectives of the initiative are to: recognize women implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including women business owners of… Read more >