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Renewable Energy


The Group of Experts on Renewable Energy was established to carry out action-oriented, practical activities on renewable energy. The Group of Experts on Renewable Energy focuses on activities that help significantly increase the uptake of renewable energy in the region and that help achieve the objective of access to energy for all in the UNECE region. The Group of Experts facilitates regulatory and policy dialogue and sharing of best practices on various renewable energy sources, including biomass, with a view to increasing the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

Overview of Activities

In focus

Status and Perspectives for Renewable Energy Development in the UNECE Region 2017
Jointly with Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – German Energy Agency, Division of Renewable Energy and Energy-efficient Mobility 

The UNECE and the  German Energy Agency (dena) have joined forces to issue this report, which features good practices for and experiences of renewable energy policymaking. All countries can benefit from the experience of others in their quest to “do renewable energy right“. Read more

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UNECE Sustainable Energy Division implementedMenu of Efficient and Economic Technologies and Policies to Promote Them in the ECE Region is here proposed as a working document  for a framework to exchange best practices in policies in order to accelerate renewable energy uptake in the region. It is the basis for a practical tool for collection, classification, exchange and use of information on concrete cases.

UNECE Sustainable Energy Division implemented a field project "Application of biogas technology model for rural areas in Kyrgyzstan:  Objective: To introduce a cost-effective green technology biogas mode in the rural area of Kyrgyzstan. (October 2018)

UNECE Renewable Energy Status Report: Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) and the UNECE have joined together to produce the UNECE Regional Renewable Energy Status Report 2015: ToR of the UNECE Status Report.


13 to 15 November 2018
Kiev, Ukraine

02 to 03 November 2017
Salle VIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

17 September 2017
Cinéma CINERAMA EMPIRE, Rue de Carouge 72-74, Geneva