Events and Workshops

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Off-grid Renewable Energy Statistics Conference

  • 15 - 19 February 2021 (tentative)| virtual | Concept note

The objectives and learning outcomes from the conference will be as follows: review and discuss methodologies for collecting off-grid energy statistics; share best practices and experiences from existing off-grid data collection efforts; assess the support required to improve off-grid data collection and reporting; and discuss how data sharing may be facilitated to improve off-grid data collection.

Caribbean Renewable Energy Statistics Training

  • 27 – 29 November 2019 | Bridgetown, Barbados | Agenda

IRENA, in cooperation with the Caribbean Community  and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, sought to improve the availability of reliable information about renewable energy in the Caribbean by providing training in renewable energy statistics.

Presentations: 1.Opening-energy statistics, 2a. Fundamentals of energy, 2b. Fundamentals of energy, 3. Intro to energy statistics, 5a. Energy balances, 5b. Methodological harmonization, 6a. Regional energy efficiency strategy, 6b. Information gaps in LAC, 7. Statistics management, 8a. Renewable energy data collection, 8b. Data collection from enterprises, 9. Data validation and estimation, 10a. CARICOM energy knowledge hub, 10b. OLADE energy information system, 10c. IRENA data tools, 10d. UN energy data portal (UNSD), 11. Energy targets, 12a. GHG emissions and NDCs,12b. UNFCC regional collaboration centre.

Country presentations: Antigua and BarbudaBahamasBarbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.

 

 

Pacific Islands Renewable Energy Statistics Training

  • 22 – 24 October 2019 | Nadi, Fiji

The workshop helped countries in the Pacific collect, validate and analyse renewable energy statistics, following international best practices and the internationally agreed definitions and methodologies used for energy statistics. The training was aimed at national statisticians and government officials responsible for the collection of renewable energy data.

 

West Africa Renewable Energy Statistics Training

  • 26 – 28 February 2019 | Abuja, Nigeria

A technical training on renewable energy statistics for energy statisticians from the West Africa region. The event was organised in cooperation with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN). 

 

Central Asia Renewable Energy Statistics Training

  • 25 – 27 September 2018 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

A technical training on renewable energy statistics for energy statisticians from the Central Asia region. The objective of the training was to improve the availability and quality of national renewable energy statistics.

 

Renewable Energy Statistics Training for Southeastern Europe

  • 05 – 07 December 2017 | Tirana, Albania

This three-day technical training on renewable energy statistics is aimed at energy statisticians from across the region with the objective of improving the availability and quality of national renewable energy statistics.

 

MENA Renewable Energy Statistics Training

  • 20 – 22 February 2017 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

IRENA held a technical training on renewable energy statistics for statisticians from the MENA Region. The training aimed to improve the availability of reliable information about renewable energy through a combination of technical lectures by experts from IRENA, the International Energy Agency, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.

 

East and Southeast Asia Renewable Energy Statistics Workshop

  • 12 – 14 December 2016| Bangkok, Thailand

In collaboration with the Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre (APERC), IRENA organised a three-day workshop on renewable energy statistics. The training aimed at helping countries to collect, validate and analyse renewable energy statistics, following current best practices and internationally agreed definitions and methodologies used for energy statistics.

 

Bioenergy from the Forest Sector – Capacity Building Workshop

  •     06 – 08 December 2016 | Budapest, Hungary

In collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, IRENA held a workshop on bioenergy statistics bringing together forestry and energy statisticians from 25 countries in Europe and North America. The workshop aimed at improving the availability and quality of bioenergy statistics in the UNECE region by exploring the opportunities for strengthening collaboration and harmonising data collection in this rapidly expanding area.

 

Southern Africa Renewable Energy Statistics Workshop

  • 01 – 04 December 2015 | Mbabane, Swaziland | Agenda

Twenty-four delegates from nine countries in Southern Africa shared their experiences with the collection of renewable energy statistics. Participants included representatives of national statistical offices, energy ministries and electricity companies. IRENA gratefully acknowledges the support given by the Swaziland Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy in agreeing to host this workshop.

 

Renewable Energy Statistics Training for the United Arab Emirates

  • 16 – 18 November 2015 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

This three-day technical training, organised in partnership with the UAE National Bureau of Statistics, was designed for statisticians from the Emirates’ statistical agencies and other key stakeholders. The objective was to improve the availability and quality of UAE renewable energy statistics.

 

Expert Consultation on Best Practices in Bioenergy Data Collection and Estimation

  • 28 – 30 April 2015 | Abu Dhabi, UAE | Agenda

This consultation brought together a working group of experts from select countries and international organizations to share their experience of various approaches to bioenergy data collection and provide inputs to the new IRENA guidance on bioenergy statistics that is currently under development.



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