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Webcast: Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets

27 May 2020 | 10:00-11:00 CEST

About the Webcast

GWEC and RE100, an initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, are launching a new webcast series on “Corporates in the Global Energy Transition,” which will examine how corporate sourcing of renewable energy in emerging wind/solar markets is transforming energy systems around the world.

The first edition of this series will provide a global overview of corporate renewable energy procurement trends, models and opportunities. In the context of the global call for green economic recovery from COVID-19, scaling up deployment of renewable energy will be critical to safeguarding sustainable development around the world. Experts will discuss how the corporate market can drive the energy transitions of emerging wind/solar markets, focusing on: the forecast and trends for the global corporate PPA market; strategies for corporate sourcing of renewable energy in emerging markets for wind and solar energy, particularly in Asia; and successful examples of corporate sourcing models.

This is a can’t-miss opportunity to hear from experts from GWEC, The Climate Group-RE100, BloombergNEF and Eurelectric on how corporates are accelerating the energy transition worldwide. Following presentations, there will be an opportunity for an interactive discussion with the audience.

The first edition of this webcast series will include:

  • Opening remarks and role of renewables in the global energy transition – Ben Backwell, CEO, Global Wind Energy Council
  • Forecast for global corporate PPA market – Helen Dewhurst, Corporate Sustainability Associate, BloombergNEF
  • Corporate sourcing in emerging renewables markets – Sam Kimmins, Head of RE100, The Climate Group
  • Successful models of corporate sourcing – Bruce Douglas, Director – Business & Communications, Eurelectric
  • Q&A – joined by GWEC, RE100, BNEF and Eurelectric experts
 
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27 May 2020

Webcast Series Kick-Off:
Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets

June 2020 (TBC)

Corporates in the Global Energy Transition: India

July 2020 (TBC)

Corporates in the Global Energy Transition: Taiwan

August 2020 (TBC)

Corporates in the Global Energy Transition: Japan

Fall 2020 (TBC)

Corporates in the Global Energy Transition: Singapore/
South East Asia

Scaling up corporate commitment to renewable electricity on a global scale is a necessary enabler of the energy transition, with companies of all sizes now pledging to power their operations with 100% wind, solar and other forms of renewable energy. To accelerate this trend, GWEC and RE100, an initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, are launching a new webcast series on “Corporates in the Global Energy Transition,” which will examine how corporate sourcing of renewable energy in emerging markets is transforming energy systems around the world. 

Following the first webcast on 27 May, the series will include four more market-specific webcasts which examine corporate sourcing of renewable energy in India, Japan, Taiwan and Singapore/South East Asia, throughout 2020. Each of these market-specific webcasts will be followed by a virtual networking session open to corporate members of GWEC, RE100 and select associations. 

If you are interested in participating in the virtual networking sessions, please fill in the form below.

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