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Newly published! Renewables 2021 Global Status Report

As the world’s only crowd-sourced report on renewable energy, the Renewable Global Status Report is in a class of its own. It covers policies, markets, and much more while telling the most up-to-date global story on renewable energy.

The reporting process embodies REN21’s core values of collaboration, rigor, transparency. Over 200 people around the world have been working to bring you the 2021 edition, an annual snapshot of renewable energy around the world.

The 2021 edition includes a feature chapter on the Business Demand for Renewables.


Download the 2021 Report


Make Renewables a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for All Economic Activities

REN21 has a new message for decision makers, both in the public and private sectors, outlined in the press release and developed in our Key Messages for Decision Makers document. Here is an excerpt: “A good way to accelerate development is to make the uptake of renewable energy a key performance indicator for every economic activity, every budget and every single purchase.

Download the 2021 Key Messages for Decision Makers to read REN21’s take on the uptake of renewables in the public and private sectors.

Click here to read the 2021 GSR press release (available in multiple languages).


Join the Launch Event Today!

15 June 2021 | Time: 14:00 – 15:00 CEST | Convert to your time zone

Join us for the launch of the 2021 GSR and help us make the shift to renewable energy happen – now. Following a presentation of the 2021 report, guests will discuss the key messages of the Renewables 2021 Global Status ReportSpecial guests include Sam Kimmins (Head of RE100), Dr. Birungi Korutaro (CEO of Kilimo Trust), Robin K. McClellan (Non-Executive Director of Star Energy) and Lily Riahi (Program Manager of the Cool Coalition, UN Environment Programme).

Register now to get the links to join via Zoom or to watch the Youtube livestream.

Spread the News

We would love if you could share the news with your network! Use the content in our social media kit, retweet REN21’s first tweet. or reshare our first LinkedIn post.

Get Involved

There will be several opportunities over this week and in the coming months to hear presentations about the GSR. Take a look at our Let’s Meet Up web calendar to find the details of these events.

In particular, please consider joining us on 16 June for our ACEF Side Event!

If you would like to contribute to the next edition of the Renewables Global Status Report as a data contributor or peer reviewer, please submit an expression of your interest.

Questions: Contact [email protected] with any questions. We’d be happy to help.