The State of America’s Energy Transition:
REN21’s Renewable Global Status Report Launch

Opening remarks by:
David Livingston
Deputy Director for Climate and Advanced Energy, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council
John E. Morton
Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council
Speaker’s remarks by:
Arthouros Zervos
Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)
A conversation with:
Genevieve Cullen
Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA)

Tom Kiernan
Chief Executive Officer
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Kelly Speakes-Backman
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Storage Association (ESA)

Dan Whitten
Vice President of Communications
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
Moderated by:
Greg Wetstone
President and Chief Executive Officer
American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)

Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. for the US launch of the 2018 REN21 Renewables Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy. First published in 2005, the annual Renewables Global Status Report is the most complete and timely overview of the status, recent developments and trends in renewable energy markets, industries, investments, and policy developments worldwide. Data are provided by a network of 800 contributors, researchers, and authors from all over the world.
Following a highlight presentation of the GSR by Arthouros Zervos, chair of REN21, our panel of distinguished experts will discuss a range of market specific US trends captured in the 2018 report and highlight the role of renewable energy, energy storage, and electric vehicles in modernizing the US electric grid.

On Twitter? Follow @ACGlobalEnergy@ACORE, and @REN21 and use #ACEnergy and #GSR2018

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