Review Past Webinars

21 September 2017
Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 1)

An introduction to the fundamentals of performance-based regulation (PBR), why it is important and how policymakers have used PBR to further specific goals in the United States and Europe.

14 September 2017
Boston Community Energy Study

An exploration of the resilience provided by microgrids in the face of potential threats, including severe weather events and terrorism, with a focus on the Boston Community Energy Study.

6 September 2017
Transmission Planning for a High Renewable Energy Future: Lessons from the Texas Competitive Renewable Energy Zones Process

An overview of the regulatory, procedural and technical considerations that were critical to the successful implementation of Competitive Renewable Energy Zones in the U.S. state of Texas.

29 August 2017
Energy Resilience for the Americas: Frameworks, Tools, Applications and Experiences in Reinforcing Energy Systems in the Americas

A webinar featuring frameworks, tools and practices for reducing energy system vulnerabilities to natural and human-caused threats.

27 July 2017
The Renewable Energy Data Explorer Tool: Private Sector Applications

A detailed look at how private sector developers and investors can use the Renewable Energy Data Explorer tool to explore renewable energy opportunities in various locations.

25 July 2017
Accelerating Adoption of Energy-Efficient Lighting, Appliances and Equipment: An Introduction to Proven Technology and Policy Solutions

A webinar highlighting the findings of six new policy guides developed by the United for Efficiency initiative that address indoor and outdoor lighting, room air conditioners, household refrigerators, electric motors and motor systems, transformers and fundamental policies

20 July 2017
Leveraging Open Data and Analytics toward Universal Access: New Open Source Tool Supports Better Electrification Planning

An introduction to the Electrification Pathways application, a new tool that considers a variety of publicly available data to determine the least-cost options for bringing electricity to areas as small as one square kilometer.

18 July 2017
Tools and Resources for Scaling-up Mini-/Micro-Grids in Tanzania

An exploration of the tools and resources available to mini-grid developers in Tanzania, including the Mini-Grid Information Portal and the new Tanzania Energy Access Mapping tool.

27 June 2017
Towards Universal Energy Access by 2020 in Rwanda: The Role of Government, Multilateral and Private Sector Stakeholder Engagement to Achieve Scale

A webinar highlighting the impact to date, current opportunities and remaining challenges in scaling distributed energy solutions in Rwanda.

15 June 2017
Enabling Technologies: Key role in increasing renewable energy uptake?

A presentation of REN21’s recently released Renewable 2017 Global Status Report and a discussion of current developments in various energy technologies, infrastructure, markets and institutional frameworks that can advance and facilitate expanded deployment of renewable energy.